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Meet a living Viking! Fabulous tour.

Neil aka Segwulf The Viking, brings York history alive with humour, passion and so much knowledge... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
micaela h
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Amazing tour. Not to be missed.

Neil is an amazing, funny (and fun), knowledgeable guide. He knows his trade, uses theatrics to... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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Join Sigwulf on a tour of the ancient Capital of the North and hear about the deeds of Ivar the Boneless, & Harald Hardaraada. Discover how those pesky Pagans shaped the Christian church; and wonder how those naughty Normans ever survived in the...more
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Pavement | All Saints' Church, York YO1 9NR, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Neil aka Segwulf The Viking, brings York history alive with humour, passion and so much knowledge. This tour is not to be missed while in York. Never has history been so alive. With stories on every corner ( some a little gruesome!) we came away...More

Thank micaela h
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Neil is an amazing, funny (and fun), knowledgeable guide. He knows his trade, uses theatrics to bring history to life, peppers his explanations with vivid historical facts and tales (legends and data from the Nordic Sagas). We did a private tour, booked last minute, that...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I can't say enough good things about this tour! Neil (Segwulf) was so fun and made history come alive for our group of 5 (2 adults, 3 "kids" ages 20, 14 and 12). He is an expert on viking history in York and his tour...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Thoroughly recommend for families & business alike. We took a group from all corners of the world. Neil looked after us and had us equally laughing, cringing & agog with tales of gore & heroics. Great delivery and a true passion for history & the...More

Thank Simon P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Phenomenal don't bother with the ghost tour if you want to learn something and have fun get yourself on this with Neil. The knowledge is incredible he must have a sponge wrapped in a shammy for a brain.

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Reviewed 31 May 2018

Sigwulf knows his stuff! Charismatic, funny, and very good with kids! Throughout the tour he held everyones attention, taught everyone a bunch of interesting facts (even surprising some of us who've lived here for 4 years!) and frankly the hour flew by. If you're gonna...More

Thank Cj R
Reviewed 17 May 2018

Neil is spectacular at presenting history in a fun, informative way! Great tour and I learned so much about the history of the area - definitely do this activity if you are in York! Check out the cool pin he has on his cape!

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Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

Neil was an excellent guide. He presented to us the main city sightseeing’s linked with the Viking history in 75 minutes. He was “living” every moment of this tour and he managed to pique our interest until the end of the tour. I would definitely...More

Thank Antonis A
Reviewed 16 May 2018

Our company was in York for a team meeting in May 2018 and booked the Original Viking Walk as a group activity. We had such a fantastic time - all the glowing reviews that you read here are spot-on. Neil's enthusiasm and passion for Viking...More

Thank LeahL1971
Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

Sigwulf is an excellent guide, he is very knowledgeable on the Viking History of York and he makes it funny and engaging. I would recommend this walking tour to anyone going to York.

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Phil_Babs
7 June 2018|
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Response from Neil T | Property representative |
Hello Phil, Thank you for your message. I can do any of those days currently, which would you prefer? The cost of a private tour is £30. All the best, Neil
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Ellen T
7 June 2018|
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Hello Ellen, Thank you for your email and interest in my walk. Unfortunately I am away working at Lindisfarne the 20th to the 22nd of August; any other Tuesday would have been fine. The minimum spend for a private tour is... More
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sabrinah_b
31 May 2018|
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Hello and thank you for you interest in my humble tour. I am afraid I am working out of town on the 7th of June, and there is no tour planned for the 8th. Having said that, from the afternoon onwards it is possible to book a... More
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