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Walking Tours - Association of Voluntary Guides

1 Museum Street, York YO1 7DT, England
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Wonderful orientation to the city

We are from the USA and a US travel author recommends this tour. We did a walking tour in Bath and... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
highvelocity21234
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Baltimore, Maryland
A must for history lovers. Just amazing

Awesome, informative and full of historical interesting anechdotes. Probably the best walking tour... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
villarroelv
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Barcelona, Spain
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1 Museum Street, York YO1 7DT, England

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Reviewed 5 days ago

We are from the USA and a US travel author recommends this tour. We did a walking tour in Bath and it was great fun. So we decided to go for it. The York walking tour is no different, a great couple of hours learning...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Awesome, informative and full of historical interesting anechdotes. Probably the best walking tour I have had. Our guide, Neil, was so knowledgeable and passionate that made us fall in love with York. Just great!!

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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

My husband and I found our guided walk interesting and informative. Our guide John was extremely passionate about his topic and very knowledgeable. However, I felt he didn't pitch his tour to make it accessible and interesting for everyone because he made a lot of...More

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Reviewed 3 March 2018

Took the walking tour of York. Covered a lot of the city center in about 2 3/4 hours. Our guide Richard was very knowledgeable and enthusiastic. A great way to start a visit to York. We learned a lot about the history and the layout...More

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Reviewed 23 February 2018

Had an excellent guided walk by Richard yesterday afternoon! He was very friendly, detailed and informative in giving us York's rich history. You would be hearing really interesting historical stories about buildings and street corners that you otherwise would not have known if out and...More

Thank Tabitha L
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

A friend had travelled up to visit York so we thought it would be worthwhile to do a tour of the city. Little did we know we would be contending with a snow/sleet blizzard also. Despite the freezing temperatures, five of us were guided by...More

Thank Natasha H
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Reviewed 16 January 2018

Decided to try a free walking tour while in York for three days. What an excellent choice. Mel the guide was very informative and new his stuff about York and its history. The walk took about 2 and a half hours but was so interesting...More

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Reviewed 14 January 2018

Excellent FREE tour that took us to parts of york we would never have found on our own Special thanks to our tour guide John how was passionate about york , gave us information about york that you wanted to know , and if he...More

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Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

We braved the freezing temperatures to attend this tour as we had previously been taken around Bath with the AVG and thoroughly enjoyed it. David was a fabulous tour guide, very knowledgable and clearly passionate about the city. We were taken to places we would...More

Thank Charlotte H
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Reviewed 10 December 2017

Looking at the reviews this looks like its a good tour BUT our tour was so bad the only reason I'm giving it even two stars is that it was free. It quickly became clear that the guide's knowledge was pretty poor even incorrect at...More

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