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White Rose York Free Tours - Day Tours

High Petergate, York YO1 7EN, England
+44 7792 207679
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Great free walking tour! Extremely informative while taking in the sites of York!

Truly enjoyed this tour! The guide provided so much history about the city and I felt the time at... read more

Reviewed yesterday
London, United Kingdom
Best free walking tour

Having done many free walking tours in various cities, I can say this is the best free walking tour... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Newcastle, Australia
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Stepping through the streets of York is like taking a tour through all of England’s history. On our 3 hour free walking tour you will see the sights and hear the stories of this fascinating city. Tours leave every day at 11am and 3pm (3pm tours in Summer only) and also at 1pm Fridays and Saturdays from near the West entrance of York Minster, opposite Cafe Concerto. Just look for our guides in the blue White Rose York tee-shirts.
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
High Petergate, York YO1 7EN, England
+44 7792 207679

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Reviewed yesterday

Truly enjoyed this tour! The guide provided so much history about the city and I felt the time at each spot was sufficient to take in all the interesting facts given! The guide was very knowledgeable and you felt that he truly enjoyed talking about...More

Thank ALeJune
Reviewed 1 week ago

Having done many free walking tours in various cities, I can say this is the best free walking tour I have expereinced. Alan, the tour guide is passionate and extremely knowledgeable about the history of York. He is engaging with just the right amount of...More

Thank debrasQ3175AA
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We only had one full day in York and are so glad we spent three hours of it on this tour. Our guide was clearly passionate and well read into the history of both York and the UK more broadly. Despite the chilly winter's day...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are in York for a few days and wanted to get a good idea of the city history. The walking tour we did today with Alan was absolutely fantastic. Alan was extremely well informed and answered all of our questions about the city and...More

Thank Susan B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were a group of nine ladies who visited York for an over night stay in December 2017. We decided to ditch the shopping and go site seeing in beautiful York. We decided to do the free tour with White Rose, our guide was Alan...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was a top notch tour of York. We had the owner of the company guiding us and he kept the group so interested we almost didn't notice the freezing weather! The tour gallops through the ages and I think is interesting for history buffs...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our guide was Alan who was very knowledgeable. This was an entertaining 3 hour walk around York. We learnt all about the history of the area, its buildings and characters. There is so much history here that having a guide introduce it to you is...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Easy to find outside York Minster . Only 2 of us but tour still went ahead. Alan knows his stuff and was a mine of information. Genuinely no charge ( its entirely up to you if you want to make a contribution ) .

1  Thank UKperson
Reviewed 10 December 2017

Easily spotted the guide outside the Minster. The walk is 3 hours with a short break in the middle but there is so much interesting information that the 3 hours flies in. The guide is very knowledgeable about York and its history and more than...More

Thank msf78
Reviewed 2 December 2017

Starting in front of the Minster's main entrance the tour takes three hours with a short break in the middle. Alan was the tour guide & knew lots of historical information about York & it's history over the years. He took time to answer questions...More

Thank June1958
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Charles S
25 November 2017|
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Response from ash211263 | Property representative |
Hi Charles Currently we are in our winter season which means we run tours daily at 11am with additional tours on Friday and Saturday at 1pm. Our tours commence from under the tree opposite the Groups Entrance of York... More
13 March 2017|
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Response from ash211263 | Property representative |
Hi There. You can just feel free to turn up on whatever day you would like to join us. Be there a few minutes before tour time and say hello to the guide, we will be happy to have you along with us. If you do want to... More
9 July 2016|
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Response from ash211263 | Property representative |
Hi there, and thank you for your interest in our tour. We have had wheelchair users and mobility scooter users on our tours before, and this can be done with one slight proviso. During the tour there is a section where we... More