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We start at the Gillygate pub (rear of), which is a city centre pub and an easy location to find. From here we kit you out with a suitable bike and helmet, introduction to the safety features and the route. We set off at a gentle pace and the first of our 8 to 10 stops is in the most historic part of the city. From here, after a short stretch on the road we travel on mainly riverside paths and gardens and looping back into the old part of town. We touch on tales of villains and heroes and the rise and fall of both. The tours start at 10.30 daily with additional tours at 2pm (Friday, Saturday, Sunday) from 6th April 2018. Full directions and map can be seen at this link: http://www.yorkcyclingtours.com/map
Guided bike tour of York, inside and outside the city walls. Starting at a central location in the city. A 2 to 2.5 hour tour with multiple stops to hear the stories of the saints and sinners, the good and the evil, from Romans and Vikings to the sweetness of chocolate makers. Although factual, your guide will tell the grisly tales in a lighthearted way. The route is planned for safety and the best stopping view points and is mainly on quiet roads or designated cycle paths.
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Reviewed 3 days ago
Cycling the Sites of YORK
4 of us went on this morning tour with Andy as our host and guide. Have done many cycle trips in cites all over - a great way to see a city, Andy was fantastic and full of loads of information, as much or as...More
Thank Di L
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile
How to see york from a different angle😀😀
We all thoroughly enjoyed our 2 hour plus cycling trip around one of the most wonderful cities in the world. We have visited York many many times but not seen it from the seat of a bicycle, it was fabulous and we'll recommended. Cecil, our...More
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago
Great way to see York!
The bicycle tour of York was the highlight of my visit! What a great way to see the sights and get familiar with the area. I showed up for the tour and it was just me! Cecil was my guide and he was brilliant. He...More
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Nice ride through York
Had a wonderful time cycling through York with Cecil.
Would recommend. They were easy to find and will do small group rides.
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Terrific overview of the city
Our guide, Cecil, led us on an informative and well-paced tour which allowed us to see many sites we would have missed by walking. We really appreciated his efforts to make the tour engaging for all ages in our party and would highly recommend the...More
YorkCyclingTours, Owner at York Cycling Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago
Thank you so much! We are delighted to hear that you all enjoyed it and hope you come back to York again soon.
Best wishes to you all. Cecil
In March we booked a night or two before and had no problems. I guess it depends on the month and your desire for definitely doing it. Light rain is fine. Wind and heavy rain are not nice, but less likely now.