All posts by Robert Arrand

Loading Service

We had great pleasure this week of providing Chauffeurs & Loaders to different shooing parties at the Charity Shooting event in Duncombe Park, what a fantastic day it was!!

If you need chauffeuring and/or loading services for any clay days or throughout the Grouse, Partridge & Pheasant seasons just give us a call and let us know how we can be of assistance on 01439 610 550 or email robert@ruralchauffeur.co.uk

All our Chauffeurs are licensed drivers and our Lantra qualified Loaders are very experienced with years of experience.

Arriving by helicopter?
We now offer a full suite of services for clients who wish to arrive in our area on a chosen location by aircraft to make sure that you really can arrive in style!! visit our aviation website

Team of Loaders at Duncombe Park charity clay day
Team of Loaders at Duncombe Park charity clay day

VIP Chauffeuring

Offering a first class chauffeur service in North Yorkshire! 

Our Chauffeurs have extensive local knowledge of the area and have established a great working relationship with local businesses, hotels, restaurants and attractions to make sure that you and your clients get the very best from your experience.

We can accommodate complex itineraries no matter how substantial,  whether it is a family outing, a shooting party or working on behalf of foreign embassies providing transport for business trips and for meetings.

Unusually we are also Insured and able to work air-side at any UK Airport or Airfield, with drivers being licensed by the CAA to use Radio Communications, especially with Helicopters .

You can book online, call 01439 610 550 or email us at bookings@ruralchauffeur.co.uk

  • Landrover Discovery in Duncombe Park on VIP Duties

Wedding Cars

Looking for a wedding car? We have a selection of vehicles available for wedding transport. Whether it is for the Bride and Groom or family members and guests we have the vehicles to help.

Everything can be tailored to your wishes, but as a minimum all bridal cars come with ribbons and champagne included.

We are licensed to provide alcohol in any of our vehicles so if you or your guests want a tipple please feel free to add it you wish list when you book us.

Call us on 01439 610 550 or email us bookings@ruralchauffeur.co.uk with your requirements.

  • Landrover Discovery Wedding Car with Ribbons
  • Champagne Bottle
  • Castle Howard Wedding Venue

Chauffeur & Champagne

With our Chauffeur Services you can now add drinks such as Champagne or G&T.

You can order your drinks to be waiting for you in your vehicle, take your shoes off, sit back and watch a movie with your chosen tipple.

Book Online, Call: 01439 610 550 or bookings@ruralchauffeur.co.uk

Click here to view our Wine & Spirit List

Duncombe Park – Clay Shoot

We still have a Discovery Landmark with Chauffeur & Loader available on the 14th of May for the Charity Shoot at Duncombe Park in Helmsley for the entire day. We also have other vehicles available to transfer from transport hubs into Helmsley.

All of our Chauffeurs are experienced and competent Loaders with Lantra Loaders & Coaching Qualifications – All Hold Section 2 Firearms Licences.

Call 01439 610 550 to book or email bookings@ruralchauffeur.co.uk

Simulated Shooting – Chauffeur & Loader Service

We are receiving an unprecedented amount of enquiries and bookings for simulated shooting days in North Yorkshire.

We offer everything from start to finish, you can arrive by helicopter, plane or train and we will take care of your transfers.

Chauffeur & Loading full day service in one of our Landrover Discovery SUV’s with a few alcoholic beverages provided for everyone as part of the service!

We are also providing a loader only service to drive your vehicle and load or simply just load.

Range Rover in Duncombe Park
Range Rover in Duncombe Park

Our Loaders all hold Lantra loaders qualifications with some holding coaching qualifications.

We hold a premises licence for the supply of Alcohol to our clients.

Chauffeuring on the North Yorkshire Moors

Scenery over Farndale on the North Yorkshire Moors
Scenery over Farndale on the North Yorkshire Moors….

Over this past weekend we had the opportunity to enjoy the scenery of the North Yorkshire Moors where were based for one of our clients coming to visit our wonderful shooting estates in readiness for the new season. Arriving by Agusta Westland AW109 helicopter and Chauffeured in our Landrover Discovery providing the full luxury service.

If your looking to fly into Yorkshire by Plane or Helicopter get in touch with us and we can arrange everything for you. visit https://ruralaviation.co.uk

All in a days work!

What a fantastic day!! half on assignments at Rockliffe Hall, Middlesbrough Football Club’s training ground. Then taking some of our regular VIP’s from one of our local Michelin starred restaurant to Tommy Banks new restaurant Roots York on Marygate in York, plus a few other transfers locally to the The Star Inn At Harome & The Black Swan at Oldstead – Michelin Star Restaurant with Rooms all in all a great day…

Chauffeur & Loading Service

Providing Chauffeuring & Loading Services across Yorkshire & beyond, for Grouse, Partridge and from October 1st the Pheasant shoots..

Qualified Loaders, Experienced & Licensed Chauffeurs, Appropriate vehicles and 4X4 capability.

Drivers hold shotgun licenses where required and we can offer coaching whilst loading where requested.

All requirements covered no matter how complex they are.

Airside Chauffeur Service

We regularly provide airport transfers to Airports UK wide, in addition to this were experienced & insured to work air-side at all UK Airports, Airfields and Aerodromes.

We regularity work with local airport operators, shooting agents & estates and private individuals to provide a seamless door to door service to meet all requirements.

Are you visiting Yorkshire and want to be met at the steps of your aircraft? give us a call on 01439 610 550 or email robert@ruralchauffeur.co.uk

Lantra Qualification

Our Chauffeurs and Loaders are all experienced professionals with a wealth of knowledge and experience in the industry. All loaders have gained the nationally recognised Lantra Loaders qualification, some have also taken this a step further with coaching skills. Our professional loaders will help make your day. We carry a host of accessories and spares to help make your or your clients day much more pleasurable.

Sightseeing Tours

We offer bespoke sightseeing tours around Yorkshire in SUV Luxury vehicles.

North Yorkshire Moors (York – Helmsley – NY Moors – Goathland – Whitby)

We also offer tours of the Yorkshire Dales.

Picture taken at Rosedale Abbey heading towards Hutton-Le-Hole.

Landrover Discovery Landmark

The Rural Chauffeur are proud to announce they arrival of the first of our 2018 fleet upgrades.

The Discovery Landmark is the signature vehicle of the Landrover Range, with the capacity of 6 passengers traveling in absolute luxury, no compromises.

With in car entertainment, live TV, meridian sound system, air conditioning, air suspension, privacy glass and triple sun roofs what else could one ask for?

This vehicle is an extremely able 4X4 which is second to none.

Available to work anywhere in the UK, including Airports for which we have insurance to work Airside too.

The perfect vehicle for a shooting party, complete with Chauffeur, Loader & Refreshments to work on any shooting estate. We do have other vehicles available too to cater for large groups.

Airside Chauffeur Service

The Rural Chauffeur is fully insured to the value of £25 Million to work Airside at any Airport, Airfield or Aerodrome in the United Kingdom.

Wherever you land we will come to the door of you aircraft to meet and greet you, take you to security where required and then on to your destination.

We are the preferred supplier to various agencies both here in the UK and other member states of the European Union.

We currently have working relationships with various Airports where we work airside. All drivers carry all required documentation.

Copies can also be supplied to all clients.

2018-2019 Shooting Season

We are already taking bookings for the next shooting season.

We offer a door to door service, picking up from anywhere taking to your hotel, airport, shooting lodge or even to the butt or peg.

  • Chauffeur (Licensed, Insured and Experienced),

  • Qualified Loaders,
  • Licensed Section 2 Holders,
  • Refreshments available,
  • Driver only service,
  • Loader only service.

All staff are appropriately dressed and understand what’s involved with a days shooting.

This service is 100% bespoke and tailored to your exacting requirements.

We take instructions from individuals, agents, land owners and hotels.

Many many years experience and an excellent rappor with local shoots.

2018 Weddings

We have already taken many bookings for this seasons weddings! We still have a selection of wedding cars available In Helmsley and the surrounding area for the Bride, Bridesmaids & Groomsmen.

We also offer a range of vehicles for the Family & Guests available when prebooked.

To discuss your requirements please give us a call or email us at bookings@ruralchauffeur.co.uk

Shooting Season Ends

The 2017-2018 shooting season has drawn to a close, we are currently taking bookings for your 4X4 Luxury Chauffeur & Loading Service for the 2018 Grouse season which opens on the 12th August 2018 (Glorious Twelfth)

We can offer a range of 4X4 Chauffeured vehicles with qualified loaders who have Section 2 firearms licenses (Shotgun), Were all experiences in this industry, licensed with the council and fully insured.

If you want to reserve your chauffeur get in touch with us.

Here’s a picture from Stonely Woods, Bransdale Moor.

Yorkshire Chauffeur Service

Well 2018 has got off to an amazing start with many new clients, opportunities and contracts!

  • Chauffeured Sightseeing tours,

  • Shooting Party transport,

  • Wedding Cars

  • VIP Travel & Chauffeur Services

  • TV & Film

We are fully licensed with Ryedale Council to work anywhere in the UK. All of our vehicles are licensed for private hire.

Due to the nature of work we do Ryedale Council have have given us an exemption from the requirement to display the private hire plates on the vehicle. They are in the boot for inspection if so required.

Please feel free to contact us with any enquiries you may have.

The Rural Chauffeur

Helmsley Railway Station | HQ

Our base is Old Station Cottage which is the southern end of Helmsley’s old Railway Station.

The Railway Station itself closed in 1957 for passengers and 1964 for freight.

It was on the Pickering to Gilling Line, stopping at Sinnington, Kirkbymoorside, Nawton, Helmsley, Harome & Nunnington to name but a few.

Sawley Shooting Estate

We’ve been working on the Sawley shooting Estate this week. Transporting clients to and from Leeds Bradford Airport, accomodation and the estate itself. We have a range of vehicles available but the Tourer is the perfect vehicle for groups and we have 4X4’s for those trips across the moors and to the pegs.

Shooting Party Transport

Busy day for Shooting Parties, no shooting of course as it’s Sunday but they’re getting prepared for tomorrow. First priority seems to be a meal at the Michelin Starred ‘Star Inn at Harome’ for the 16 Gents, also various other shoot groups keeping us busy this weekend.

Mercedes Vito Tourer

The popular Mercedes Vito Tourer can carry up to 8 passengers and luggage in absolute comfort and luxury. Its a lovely smooth ride on the country roads with its air suspension and idea for groups, especially over the shooting season, Christmas, sight seeing tours and days at the races.

White Rose Awards | Welcome to Yorkshire

We are a member of Welcome to Yorkshire and have the preventive of being entrusted to take some of the nominees to the award ceremony.

The stunning Range Rover Autobiography is ready to take guests to the White Rose Awards at the First Direct Arena in Leeds. Hope everyone has a great night and good luck! 😀

Wombleton Airfield

We’re experienced in all aspects of Aviation work. We are to go-to people when it comes to working airside and on local airfields. With a background in the emergency services & working with air ambulances, (both helicopter and fixed wing aircraft) it makes us the perfect service provider to use. We also have exceptional working relationships with the larger airports for working airside often numerous times per week.

St Gregory’s Minster | Kirkdale

We had the pleasure of providing the wedding Car for a local couple who got married on Friday 29th September. The weather was dreadful so we couldn’t get the ribbons on the car but we did our best, even supplying umbrellas for the bridesmaids. After the ceremony the Bride and Groom travelled to the Black Swan in helmsley for their reception.

St Martins | Gilling Castle

We regularily provide bespoke transport services for families who have children at St Martins & Ampleforth Abbey. Single journeys or multi day trips are all catered for. Airside/Airport, Train Stations & Hotel Collections across the wider areas. For a quote please get in touch on 01439 610 550 or email bookings@ruralchauffeur.co.uk