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Walking Tours - Association of Voluntary Guides

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1 Museum Street, York YO1 7DT, England
+44 1904 550098
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Free walking tour of York

A friend had travelled up to visit York so we thought it would be worthwhile to do a tour of the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Natasha H
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London, United Kingdom
Well worth it!

Decided to try a free walking tour while in York for three days. What an excellent choice. Mel the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
happyholidaymaker449
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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1 Museum Street, York YO1 7DT, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

A friend had travelled up to visit York so we thought it would be worthwhile to do a tour of the city. Little did we know we would be contending with a snow/sleet blizzard also. Despite the freezing temperatures, five of us were guided by...More

Thank Natasha H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Decided to try a free walking tour while in York for three days. What an excellent choice. Mel the guide was very informative and new his stuff about York and its history. The walk took about 2 and a half hours but was so interesting...More

Thank happyholidaymaker449
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent FREE tour that took us to parts of york we would never have found on our own Special thanks to our tour guide John how was passionate about york , gave us information about york that you wanted to know , and if he...More

Thank hoddyMacclesfield
Reviewed 12 December 2017 via mobile

We braved the freezing temperatures to attend this tour as we had previously been taken around Bath with the AVG and thoroughly enjoyed it. David was a fabulous tour guide, very knowledgable and clearly passionate about the city. We were taken to places we would...More

Thank Charlotte H
Reviewed 10 December 2017

Looking at the reviews this looks like its a good tour BUT our tour was so bad the only reason I'm giving it even two stars is that it was free. It quickly became clear that the guide's knowledge was pretty poor even incorrect at...More

Thank msf78
Reviewed 8 December 2017

It was a bright sunny day in December We decided to inquire about walking tours at the tourist office They recommended a free two hour tour provided by the blue badge guides Mike gave us a riveting experience We visited the Roman remains, the abbey...More

Thank Jennifer W
Reviewed 5 December 2017 via mobile

We took a day trip to York and had initially planned on using the Hop On Hop Off Bus, but decided to try this tour instead, and are very glad we did. The idea of a 2-hour walking tour with our 2 kids aged 5...More

Thank Hui Ping L
Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

Very good tour aroumd.the key things to see.in York.The.guide.was.very good and.gave us lots.of fascinating facts about the history of York. We saw parts of.the.City we would never have found on our own.Highly recommended as a wonderful.way to.get to know York in only a.couple.of.hours

Thank Ailsa P
Reviewed 26 October 2017

We spent an informative and fun 2 hours with our guide Maureen, who took us, among other places, to Roman/medieval ruins in the Museum gardens, the ruins of St. Mary's Abbey, through Bootham Bar, and through "snickets" to the Minster and the Shambles. Maureen was...More

Thank SanDiegoCoco
Reviewed 12 October 2017

We went on the walking tour of York. She was a very good guide full of great information and knowledge of the city. On our own we would never have visited the different areas. Excellent tour and guide.

Thank T R
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