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Really enjoyed this thorough and amazingly free tour given by a retired professor from the University! Our guide was very knowledgeable and humorous! How wonderful that these volunteers share their love of their city with us tourists!!!
Decided to take this free tour because it was recommended in our guidebook. We were lucky to have Mel as our tour guide, as he was very knowledgeable and great demeanor. He showed us interesting points of York’s history, giving our visit a richer and...More
This was such an interesting way to spend a couple of hours in York. We met the guide, Mel, at 1 Museum Street and about 20 of us from different countries set off on our historic tour. He regailed us with stories of York which...More
This walk is highly recommended as an introduction the the amazing, rich history of this city. Our guide was very knowledgeable, and his former job as an English teacher made him well suited to a tour of this kind. Add to it the beautiful Spring...More
Our tour was enjoyable and gave us a great insight into the history of York. Our guide Ian was great at communicating his vast knowledge of the city, responsive and amusing. Would definitely recommend.
We really enjoyed this tour as an introduction to York. Our guide John F was particularly well prepared, articulate, funny, and responsive. He shared many interesting stories about the city and pointed out easy to miss interesting details and attractions. Don’t miss this tour.
We thoroughly enjoyed our tour of York and can't praise our guide Jim highly enough. His knowledge and enthusiasm together with his wit made it a very enjoyable experience. We would certainly recommend these tours which are free to anyone visiting the city. Thank you...More
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
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!!
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
No need to book. Show up at Exhibition Square at 10:15, 14:15 (April-October), or 18:15 (June-August only) and join the group. There is a large sign indicating the meeting point. The guide will initiate the tour.