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“walking tour”(105 reviews)
“three hours”(74 reviews)
“hour tour”(48 reviews)
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...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
High Petergate, York YO1 7EN, England
+44 7792 207679
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We joined David Haw on an afternoon tour of the city of York and the minster - David was very knowledgeable and gave us a personal and historically informative tour of the city of York- David was flexible in his approach to his tour and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank TnKWheeler
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had an awesome tour with our tour guide David. He showed us amazing spots and told us the best stories and funfacts. Don't miss it!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Lindakirchhoff
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

How good can “free” be? Sufficiently outstanding that you will want to leave a generous (optional) tip at the end! Our guide, David Haw, was thoroughly knowledgeable, entertaining, and accommodating. While the standard tour is 3 hours, you can drop off at any time, and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Jerseyerg
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well done to our tour guide Alik, he was very knowledgeable and obviously enjoyed sharing his knowledge of York with us. We arrived a few minutes late but fortunately made it just in time to join the 11am tour. With an age range of 19...More

Thank I9740RSsarahp
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Alix was our tour guide. We emailed in advance though you can just turn up. We did the 11am slot and there was around 30 of us to begin with though this wasn’t a major problem. Whittled down to around 20 further along the line....More

Thank BusySteph
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stumbled across this tour outside York Minster and were lucky enough to join the 11am tour. Alan our guide was fantastic, teaching us so much history of York and telling us amazing stories along the way. We recommend for anyone visiting as you get...More

Thank StephiDee
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed this free tour. The guide was knowledgable and kept us moving at a good pace while stopping at interesting places to provide insights. We covered a lot of ground but were not rushed at all. I found the tour very informative and it fitted...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank DonFBrisbane
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A fascinating and educational tour delivered with great enthusiasm by David. ..he delivered with humour and anecdotes and historical facts at good pace. ..thoroughly recommended

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jeremy P
Reviewed 8 December 2018

We chanced upon this tour one day and it gave us a great historical introduction to York. Our guide, David, was very knowledgeable and pleasant to deal with. He kept us interested throughout the 3-hour walking tour. Although it's advertised as a free tour, it's...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank liammitre
Reviewed 2 December 2018 via mobile

Stumbled upon this tour purely by chance just as it was starting. Was a bit dubious when we found out it was about 3 hours, but decided to go with it, and was very pleased we did! Alan, i think his name was, was extremely...More

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14 August 2018|
Response from ash211263 | Property representative |
Hi. We will have a 1pm tour on Friday as normal. The guide will be David.
12 July 2018|
Response from ash211263 | Property representative |
Hi. Sorry, I didn't see this question before the tour time. If you have not already joined our 1pm tour, we do have one at 3pm today as well.
12 July 2018|
Response from Dayna Y | Reviewed this property |
Summer hours have one at 3pm in afternoon, there is another in the morning aswell.