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Address: York YO1 7HB, England
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No visit to York is complete without a stroll along part of the 2 miles of...

No visit to York is complete without a stroll along part of the 2 miles of historic walls that have protected the city for nearly 2000 years. The walls are completely free to walk, however bespoke guided tours can be booked with your own personal tour guide, meeting you at a time and place to suit you, and showing you the extensive hidden history to be found along the walls.

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Great way to see York and more of the beautiful views surrounding it, not great if your afraid of heights especially along the parts with no rails but stick close to the walls and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great way to see York and more of the beautiful views surrounding it, not great if your afraid of heights especially along the parts with no rails but stick close to the walls and you'll be grand

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Derby, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a lovely walk around the city walls - kids enjoyed it as much as we Did- lovely views and not to busy

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Walking along the city walls in York is a brilliant way to take in the main sights, avoid the crowds and discover some of the most historic parts of the city. It's definitely a must-do when visiting.

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Thank DanC87
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

An excellent looking York wall is one of the longest of it's kind, totally worth a see if you are into medieval and Roman history. If not, skip it, it would just look like a brick wall for you.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Any stay in York must include a walk round the city walls.Nice views,the history of the wall,and even a cafe at one of the gates.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We only walked one section of the wall, but it was very interesting and we could see the Cathedral, and the arrow slits in the wall were fascinating.

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Thank Linda J
York, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Spread over four sections, the City Walls give you a great view over the city. To do all four sections takes around an hour. If you have to pick just one bit, the part around the back of York Minster is the most picturesque.

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Horncastle, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Really need weather to be ok to enjoy the walk. Lots of steps to climb up and down but an interesting way to see York. Some street walking as not continuous but well sign posted. Fabulous views of York Minster from the walls.

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Vassar, Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The wall does not go all the way around the city, so don't get lost getting off the wall. It is nicely preserved and the gardens that you get to see are beautiful.

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Washington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Some nice sections to walk along with a little museum where the staff a very friendly, polite and helpful. Quite a few stairs and lots to see.

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