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“walking tour”(84 reviews)
“three hours”(70 reviews)
“hour tour”(43 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 3 days ago

We dont usually do guided tours, but wanted to know a bit more about York's history. There about 30 of us in the group, and I wasnt sure how we'd all hear the guide - but the locations where he stops and gives an update...More

Thank MJMCD67
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The tour was amazing, David was incredible, he was so knowledgeable and so chatty. We loved it. The tour was a bit long but definitely worth it.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Original 106 is the best radio station I’ll have a listen to all the DJs are good very friendly good music to entertain you’re very well and I recommend everybody goes to original 106 there are simply the best better than all the rest and...More

Thank RoseAndJ
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to York in November and had a very short time to spend there so we decided to go on a free tour and we didn't regret it. Really passionate guide making this three hour tour worth it! We loved it! Thanks Allan!

Thank Laurine T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not only did David really know a lot about the area and the history, he was a very friendly and chatty guy! Would definitely remcommed, genuinely very knowledgable.

Thank Navigator24947720045
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

David is a great guide - very informative and passionate about what he talks about. I loved being able to learn more about Tudor history in York. 3 hours might be a bit long in the winter, though.

Thank serena778
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our Tour Guide was extremely knowledgeable and enthusiastic throughout the walk. He made the whole tour enjoyable. The meeting place for the start of the tour was really easy to find, just outside the 2 towers of the Minster. About halfway through the walk we...More

Thank Elizabeth0602
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Guide was extremely knowledgeable and historically accurate as well as flexible to adapt the tour to the group he was leading. Very pleasant tour for people truly interested in the history of the city.

Thank RodolfoM
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Can not recommend Alan & this 3 hour walking tour highly enough. What Alan doesn’t know about York is not worth knowing. I did wonder if I could manage 3 hours walking, but there are plenty of places to sit en route & there is...More

Thank FenDiva68
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I visited York for a couple of days and decided to go along on the White Rose walking tour, we were greeted enthusiastically outside York Minster by Alan the guide, who made us feel very welcome. As soon as the tour started...More

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August 14, 2018|
Response from ash211263 | Property representative |
Hi. We will have a 1pm tour on Friday as normal. The guide will be David.
July 12, 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.
July 12, 2018|
Response from Dayna Y | Reviewed this property |
Summer hours have one at 3pm in afternoon, there is another in the morning aswell.