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We quiet often use hop on hop off buses in cities we vist, they can be very informative and an ideal way to get around to different attractions and places to eat and relax, however, although the guide on this tour seemed to have a...More
Went round twice once in the morning were there was a tape recording commentary and once in the afternoon when there was a guide giving a commentary pleased we did the second trip as the guide was a 'York' man and an enthusiast gave a...More
See the sights, and be educated. Don't be super fast to go for the top deck, yes, you get a great view, but unless its a gorgeous day it can get very cold. A nice experience and worth the money. The commentary is very informative...More
I'm afraid its too expensive and the waiting at various stops spoils it if you have little ones - they get very bored. Plenty of information but a walking tour more fun and a lot cheaper. Try the Ghost tour.
We traveled on the city tour bus on a Monday. The driver was excellent with no sudden movements. The guide was entertaining, enthusiastic and informative. He did not show any signs of being tired of telling the stories and told a few tall stories which...More
I think it was made great by the bus driver adding his story in when the taped recordings stopped. He was a biggish guy with great banter. When we hopped on the next day the driver had no input so it was quite boring.
Excellent value for money, superb commentaries on both bus and boat tours, plenty of wry humour and interesting facts on the buildings and their history and background - even our 4 year old picked up some memorable information. On the bus tour, you can get...More
The current sole open top bus operator(2014) is City Sightseeing York,
Pullman withdrew from this market a few years ago, but still operate coach excursions as per their website.
Please go to City Sightseeing York review pages to give your feedback on York's open top...More
I'd recommend this as one of the first things you do when you get to York, especially if dry and sunny, well dry at least.
You will get shown around and get your bearings very easily with this tour but not only that, go round...More