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Address: York YO1 7HB, England
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No visit to York is complete without a stroll along part of the 2 miles of...

No visit to York is complete without a stroll along part of the 2 miles of historic walls that have protected the city for nearly 2000 years. The walls are completely free to walk, however bespoke guided tours can be booked with your own personal tour guide, meeting you at a time and place to suit you, and showing you the extensive hidden history to be found along the walls.

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Nice walk

The wall does not go all the way around the city, so don't get lost getting off the wall. It is nicely preserved and the gardens that you get to see are beautiful.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Vassar, Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The wall does not go all the way around the city, so don't get lost getting off the wall. It is nicely preserved and the gardens that you get to see are beautiful.

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Washington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Some nice sections to walk along with a little museum where the staff a very friendly, polite and helpful. Quite a few stairs and lots to see.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful beautiful sites from such a most significant wall in history. The wall itself has many plaques dotted along it, with different pieces of information about the wall and what it was there for.

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York, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The walking of the walls in York is a must for any able bodied active person. There are so many hidden Gems to see from this great advantage point. It took us most of the day as we stopped off for food n drink. But on a sunny day you could take a picnic n eat in a park. You... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The city walls are clearly marked no dogs which limits the ability to enjoy yet another attraction in the city if your dog is truly a member of your family and on holiday with you.

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York, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

you have to walk the whole way round the city wall to really feel the history of the city and see all within you can go up and down when you want then get back on all the variuous gates have stairs

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Me and my two boys 4&5yr olds took a day exploring maps around York city walls,it turned out to be so much fun walking the walls following the map trail even getting abit lost,mostly didn't realise how quickly the time went bound,pretty good day little expense

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York, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

a great couple of hours to walk around the city and see york from a different angle you can call of at the bars then hop back on and its free

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York, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The York bar walls are a great way to see York it's good exercise and a major feet of Roman engineering. Depending on your speed and possible guide it's a couple of hours and the Barbican Coffee bar is a great stopping point for refreshment. The Bars that were the original entry points into the city are very interesting including... More 

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York, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The walls are almost complete, and you can follow them right round the city except where there were marshes and so they were never needed. The changing views of the city and countryside are delightful. There is no charge to walk round, including through Bootham Bar. Monk Bar is the Richard III experience and Micklegate Bar is the Henry VII... More 

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