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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 free activity with brilliant views of the city

York can get a little expensive for a visitor. If you want a great FREE activity then go for a walk along the walls. They give you great views of all the major buildings, you can... read more

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York, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

York can get a little expensive for a visitor. If you want a great FREE activity then go for a walk along the walls. They give you great views of all the major buildings, you can hop on and off when you need. Kids love them as they can play at Romans or medieval soldiers.

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

A wonderful way to get a feel of the ancient city of York. Walking the raised walls takes about an hour and you get great views of York Minster and other buildings. The walk is well signposted but be prepared for three large gaps where you have to walk at street level for a bit to find the next bit... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Really super way to see the city - take the hour+ walk along the city walls. You'll see how York has changed over hundreds of years from a great vantage point. Many of the gates have been taken over by coffee shops or "experiences", but avoid these and you'll have a great visit.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We walked part of the walls during our visit to York and wish we had more time to do it all. Good paths, flat and well maintained. Brilliant views across the city. Really interesting with lots of information enroute.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Lovely to feel like you are walking in the sky. Fabulous views all around and Yorkminster can be seen from every direction. Good place to take photos from.

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Norwich, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We took a walk around a lot of the walls. A nice break from the hustle and bustle of the city, especially the Shambles. Great views and good exercise.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The views when you walk around the walls are amazing and it's very pretty. Although the wall is reasonably long the walk appears to go quickly as the views are always changing and there are loads of photo opportunities. Even if you only walk a bit do walk some of it. A must do!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is eay to follow and gives you a great way to see the entire city with plenty of places to hop on and off. A must do in York and it's free!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We walked a good mile or so of the city walls and admired the views. By the end my daughter wanted to carry on as she liked it so much.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Great walk around the city walls. .I'm 65 the wife 62, plenty of steps taken at a steady pace it's ok mist enjoyable day even I February. .

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