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  • Caroline G
    Horwich131 contributions
    Great bloody tour of York. Really good fun. Alice's memory for names is phenomenal, which means the tour feels really personal. Takes approx 1.5 hours and you visit different areas of central York while being given the gruesome details. Absolutely worth it
    Written 23 February 2024
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  • CincyMom
    Cincinnati, OH78 contributions
    Perfect length of time and level of information to keep my kids engaged (ages 11 and 15). We were only in York for 1 overnight so this was perfect before we explored on our own. Loved our guide.
    Written 26 January 2024
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  • Lorraine E
    1 contribution
    Engaging and clearly spoken host who had numerous captivating stories. He took us through the beautiful back streets of York and told us some deadly bloody histories. A clear sky on a mild night in February with notable buildings like the minster in all its gothic splendour. He utilised the audience intelligently and kept both children and adults enthralled from beginning to end.
    Written 19 February 2024
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  • antonio1416
    Hornchurch, UK73 contributions
    Tour guide advised a pick up area closer to be able to give us a full tour experience.
    Our guide John was very informative and knew the history of York inside and out. Not only covering the Viking eta but also romans until Tudor period
    We found it very informative and easy to understand.
    My wife who is not a real history buff also said she enjoyed the tour (which is saying something )
    Job. Also gave us tips on places to go and see.
    I would totally recommend John for a private tour
    Written 17 June 2023
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  • Anthony O
    3 contributions
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    Written 20 February 2024
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  • Leah P
    1 contribution
    All the stories were really interesting and spooky had plenty of laughs which was great will definitely book again, definitely a thrill hearing about the stories that happened so long ago loved every minute of it definitely recommend it
    Written 23 February 2024
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  • Kim H
    1 contribution
    We had a wonderful tour of York minster with Dave. We went intending to join a tour but not necessarily a private tour but really glad we did. Dave was extremely knowledgeable, interactive, laid back and fun. We would have gladly spent all day with him and will be looking for him when we return to York minster. Thank you
    Written 17 February 2024
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  • Diomari Kathlee... R
    1 contribution
    To Nick, our tour guide. Thank you so much for the incredible tour experience! Your passion for the history of the area really shone through, and your storytelling made the tour both educational and entertaining. I appreciated how you engaged with everyone in the group and made us feel welcomed throughout. Your knowledge and enthusiasm truly made this tour unforgettable!
    Written 17 February 2024
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  • mch272016
    Cambridge, UK8 contributions
    Excellent tour Dave was very engaging entertaining and very knowledgeable on history and the city Happy to tailor you to your interest . We thoroughly enjoyed it and only sorry we couldn’t stay longer
    Written 21 February 2024
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  • Mark S
    2 contributions
    I took this tour with Nyx, who made the entire thing interesting and entertaining throughout! I had a friend come up from home and I had seen this tour go through the Shambles and wanted to have this experience. 10/10 would highly recommend this tour, especially with Nyx! Thank you 🙂
    Written 21 February 2024
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  • Dave
    Ilkeston, UK1 contribution
    Really good food tour of York. Ben was full of knowledge about food and local history. Highlights of the tour were the tacos from the Shambles Market, cheese tasting and the mushy peas from the chippy. Catering for special dietary needs was not a problem. Was also good how in every place that we visited you felt like a VIP as you were whisked to a table and staff were very attentive in telling you about what you were eating.
    Written 15 December 2023
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  • AnDeGr
    Tadcaster, UK16 contributions
    We received gift vouchers for this experience. It was a really enjoyable few hours walking round the beautiful city of York discovering a little history and enjoying great food along the way in good company. Would highly recommend especially on your first day of a trip to York.
    Written 28 January 2024
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  • George G
    Santa Rosa, CA8 contributions
    Chris was enthusiastic, very knowledgeable and fun to be with. He did an excellent job bringing the history of York and northern England alive as we walked about the city.
    Written 9 January 2024
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  • Hadi C
    Sheffield, UK35 contributions
    We had a great day. It was a step back in history. Stunning views as we circled the old city. Really enjoyed exploring York. Well recommend
    Written 29 July 2023
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  • Teresa999
    Lake District, UK50 contributions
    Brilliant, funny, informational walking tour.

    Sarah’s stories seamlessly wove Christmas into the history of York, from the Romans through to Terry’s Chocolate Oranges (my husband’s favourite part) via Rudolph, monks and and mince pies we thoroughly enjoyed our sparkling introduction to this beautiful city. We are thoroughly convinced that York really is the ‘most Christmassy city’! and we will be back 🌟🌟🌟
    Written 8 January 2024
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