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Shadows of York: Voted Best Small Attraction in York

Shadows of York: Voted Best Small Attraction in York

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See a spookier side to York without the worry of getting lost during this guided ghost walk around the streets and snickelways (alleys) of the medieval city. Listen to your guide tell tales of York’s tragic past that you wouldn’t otherwise hear, ask questions along the way to learn more, and enjoy an atypical introduction to the city.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$13.49
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$13.49

Skip the Line: Bridlington Birds of Prey and Animal Park Ticket

Skip the Line: Bridlington Birds of Prey and Animal Park Ticket

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Located in East Yorkshire, Bridlington Birds of Prey and Animal Park is home to dozens of exotic bird species and birds of prey, as well as animals ranging from meerkats and alpacas to iguanas and wallabies. Book your tickets in advance, and you’ll have access to the park’s 21 acres of habitat zones; can attend daily feedings, displays, and other educational presentations; and can even upgrade to have park keeper-guided meet-and-greet opportunities with the animals.
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  • 4 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$10.22
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$10.22

The Bloody Tour of York - Tourism Award Winner 2020

The Bloody Tour of York - Tourism Award Winner 2020

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Skip the standard group tours and enjoy an alternative history of York during this award-winning, immersive guided tour of the city. Pass by top attractions—such as the Shambles and Jorvik Viking Centre—as you listen to your guide tell tales of witches, queens, and murderers that you wouldn’t hear on most other tours.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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$16.19
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$16.19

Best of York on Foot - Socially Distanced Small Group Walking Tour
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Best of York on Foot - Socially Distanced Small Group Walking Tour

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Don’t worry about getting lost in the winding streets of medieval York during this introductory tour of the city, ideal for first-time visitors and those with limited time in the region. See several York highlights—including St Mary’s Abbey, York Minster, and The Shambles—without worrying about directions, while benefiting from the insight of your guide throughout.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$24.29
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$24.29

North York Moors and Whitby Day Tour from York
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North York Moors and Whitby Day Tour from York

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Escape the city for the wild landscapes of the Yorkshire moors on this full-day tour from York. Set out on a scenic drive through the North York Moors National Park; visit sites from the 'Harry Potter' movies in Goathland like the location used for Hogsmeade station in the first film. Enjoy free time to explore the seaside town of Whitby, where you can learn the legacy of Dracula and try the town’s famous fish and chips (own expense), before visiting the market town of Helmsley.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$68.82
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$68.82

Ghost Bus Tour of York

Ghost Bus Tour of York

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Delve into the dark recesses of York’s history on this evening ghost bus tour. With your spooky local guide, visit notorious local haunts of restless spirits, and pass eerie sites such as York Minster, Clifford’s Tower, and the grave of Dick Turpin, infamous highwayman and murderer. Throughout the tour, hear anecdotes and fascinating facts about York’s grisly past, and make key stops for a closer look at the city’s most haunted buildings. 
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$24.29
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$24.29

City Sightseeing York Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

City Sightseeing York Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

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Journey back in time on a hop-on hop-off bus tour of York, England’s quintessential medieval town. Your flexible 24-hour ticket enables you build a custom itinerary of York’s main attractions such as The Stonebow, Clifford’s Tower, Museum Gardens and more. With unobstructed views from the open-top viewing deck and 20 possible stops around town, you have the best of the city at your fingertips.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$21.59
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$21.59

Guided Bike Tour in York

Guided Bike Tour in York

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With beautiful architecture and medieval history, York is widely considered among England’s must-see cities—but pounding the sidewalks on foot takes time and effort. On this tour, hop into the saddle and spin through the city streets by bicycle, and hit top attractions like York Minster with ease. Follow safe routes inside and outside the ancient city walls, with your guide bringing York’s colorful Roman and Viking history to life.
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  • 2 hours to 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$34.06
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$34.06

Yorkshire Dales Day Trip from York

Yorkshire Dales Day Trip from York

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Explore Wensleydale, Littondale and Nidderdale, and discover the delights of the English countryside on this Yorkshire Dales day trip from York. Visit sites of interest including Askrigg and the market town of Hawes before delving deep into the heart of the mighty Yorkshire Dales National Park to enjoy panoramic views over Kilnsey Crag. Travel through Buckden to the picturesque village of Kettlewell, and explore sites made famous in popular British films and television programs. Then, visit the world’s oldest candy shop before returning in comfort to York.
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  • 8 hours 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$66.12
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$66.12

Moors, Whitby & The Yorkshire Steam Railway Day Trip from York

Moors, Whitby & The Yorkshire Steam Railway Day Trip from York

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Discover the rugged beauty of rural north England on this 8-hour North York Moors and Whitby day trip from York. Explore Hutton-le-Hole and Goathland, famed filming locations for the Harry Potter movies. Delve into the North York Moors National Park for panoramic views over the rolling countryside. Soak up Whitby’s seaside atmosphere at your leisure, perhaps visiting Whitby Abbey, the port or the Captain Cook Museum. Return via the Hole of Horcum and enjoy personal attention from your guide on this small-group tour, limited to 16 people.
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  • 8 hours 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$70.17
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$70.17

Romans, Vikings and Medieval Marvels in York: A Self-Guided Audio Tour

Romans, Vikings and Medieval Marvels in York: A Self-Guided Audio Tour

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You don’t have to join a tour group to discover York. This audio walking tour lets you set the pace and pick up and drop the route when it suits you. Hit all the signatures—York Minster, Stonegate, Mansion House, the Shambles, one of the best-preserved medieval streets in the world—and more. The app works online or offline, including geodata, so you won’t need to waste money on roaming charges.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes to 3 hours
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$5.99
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$5.99

York Afternoon Tea Cruise

York Afternoon Tea Cruise

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Combine two activities in one—a leisurely river cruise, plus traditional afternoon tea—on this sightseeing tour. Board the Captain James Cook in central York, and wend your way down the River Ouse. As you go, admire the city’s scenic riverbanks while also indulging in finger sandwiches, scones and pastries, plus tea and coffee (upgrade to add a prosecco accompaniment to your afternoon tea). You’ll also see the opulent Bishopthorpe Palace, home to the Archbishop of York.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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$40.48
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York Walking Tour including York Minster
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York Walking Tour including York Minster

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Delve into England’s colorful history and admire architecture dating back to the Middle Ages on this morning or afternoon York walking tour. Follow a guide through the streets of York and discover landmarks including Bedern Hall, Clifford’s Tower, Fairfax House, King’s Manor, the Multangular Tower, St. Mary’s Abbey, Stonegate, and St. William’s College. Hear how Emperor Constantine, Guy Fawkes, and Richard III shaped modern York, and learn of the English Reformation as you explore York Minster.
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  • 2 hours
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$26.80
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The Deathly Dark Ghost Tour of York : Winner of 4 #LOVEYORK Awards

The Deathly Dark Ghost Tour of York : Winner of 4 #LOVEYORK Awards

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From plague to Vikings to butchery and murder, discover York’s sinister underbelly on this family-friendly tour led by a guide known for his dark sense of humour. See sights such as York Minster, the Shambles and Whip-Ma-Whop-Ma Gate, the silliest street in England, as you hear tales of bygone days, vile crimes and things that go bump in the night.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$12.15
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$12.15

York Walls Private Walking Tour

York Walls Private Walking Tour

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Uncover the medieval marvels of historic York on a bespoke walking tour with a private guide. Learn about York’s rich history as you walk around the centuries-old walls, pose for photos with a backdrop of the city or visit the wall museums (not included). Your private tour is yours to customize as you please, so you could also pay a visit to York Castle, stroll down the atmospheric The Shambles or take a peek inside the magnificent York Minster.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$74.22
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$74.22
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Dark Chronicles of York

Dark Chronicles of York

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The Dark Chronicles York, is a a very different kind of walking tour to be attempted only by the bravest and most intrepid of explorers. Let us take you on a journey through Yorks darkest secrets, 2000 years of terrifying history. Be sure before you come with us...Once you have seen Yorks true face, you will never forget it!
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$13.49
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$13.49

2 Hour Leeds Highlights Walking Tour

2 Hour Leeds Highlights Walking Tour

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We are back! Leeds Walking Tours will run every Saturday from 1st May 2021 Leeds is a vibrant modern city with rich industrial heritage. Enjoy the very best of Leeds with our friendly, informative, entertaining professional guides. Join us to discover its richly layered history and let us reveal the story of Leeds through its buildings, spaces, stories and people. Perfect for locals and visitors alike, take our 2 hour walking tour and find out what makes Leeds the exciting city it is today ​
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$14.06
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$14.06

Peggy's Cove Tour with Lobster Roll Lunch

Peggy's Cove Tour with Lobster Roll Lunch

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Discover Halifax sightseeing gems on this small-group 5.5-hour tour that takes you to several places skipped by large tour groups. Visit Peggy’s Cove, one of the most beautiful and photographed lighthouses. At the SS Atlantic Heritage Park, learn about the 1873 marine disaster that predated the ‘Titanic’. Pay respects at the Swiss Air Memorial and the Titanic Gravesite, and wind through the Hydrostone, a neighborhood built after the Halifax Explosion of 1917. Dig into tasty lobster rolls at a diner that overlooks Hackett’s Cove. Transport from hotels or the port included.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$111.66
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$111.66

Haworth and Yorkshire Dales Day Trip from York

Haworth and Yorkshire Dales Day Trip from York

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Take a break from bustling York on a full-day tour of Haworth and the Yorkshire Dales, and travel across the mountainous region with ease via air-conditioned vehicle. Discover the region’s top attractions, including the home of the BrontĂ« family, Bolton Abbey, and Penistone Hill, and benefit from insights provided by your guide, as well as the more personalized experience of a small-group tour.
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  • 8 hours 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$70.17
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$70.17

York Small-Group Evening Walking Tour with Guide
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York Small-Group Evening Walking Tour with Guide

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Experience York at its most atmospheric around sundown, after the tourist hordes have departed but before the night begins. This evening stroll hits the highlights, including York Minster, the City Walls and Shambles, but also takes you deep into the “Snickelways”, a medieval warren of secret passages, shortcuts and hidden alleys. Guides carry iPads with multimedia to bring the tour to life, while you’ll take home a map of York.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$20.24
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Whitby and The North York Moors Day Trip from York

Whitby and The North York Moors Day Trip from York

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Spend three hours enjoying Whitby on our friendly, small-group, Guided Day Trip from York, as well as exploring the scenic and picturesque North York Moors National Park. You will have a full three hours of free time in the fishing port of Whitby on this trip, to see Whitby Abbey (inspiration for the Dracula books), visit the Captain Cook Attractions, shop for some Whitby Jet or Gothic Fashion, sample Fish & Chips from the famous Magpie CafĂ© or just enjoy the bustling port and waterfront – the choice is yours! As well as photo stops on the moors, you will also stop at the famous Kilburn White Horse, the market town of Helmsley (with its quaint cafes, shops and medieval castle) and the beautiful, traditional English villages of Goathland (Heartbeat and Harry Potter filming location) and Lealholm (with its stepping stones across the River Esk). Enjoy personal attention from your guide on this small-group mini-coach​ tour, limited to 16 people.
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  • 8 hours 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$66.12
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$66.12

York Walking Tour

York Walking Tour

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Join us on a relaxed journey through history, myths, legends and architecture. Discover how the medieval city thrived, and developed to become the city we all love today. Our guides deliver a fun and unique take on York mixing history, sightseeing and exploration to offer a unique insight into York, passing the largest medieval gothic Cathedral in Northern Europe, old cobbled streets, Guild Halls, scenic views of our rivers, devils doors and so much more. We cover all the important landmarks of York and go off the beaten track to places you may not think of going. We are all stories in the end, write yours with us!
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$13.49
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$13.49

Full-Day Yorkshire Dales Tour from York
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Full-Day Yorkshire Dales Tour from York

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Without a hire car, it’s impossible to round up the sights of the Yorkshire Dales National Park in a day from York. This small-group tour delivers: with a minivan drive through Swaledale and Wensleydale, stone-walled hills, winding passes, and villages. See Jervaulx Abbey, waterfalls, and market towns, break for lunch (own expense), and get a full rundown on the area from a guide—something you’d miss if going alone.
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  • 8 hours 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$68.82
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$68.82

Dark Tales of York. Private ghost tours.

Dark Tales of York. Private ghost tours.

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Our experienced guide will tell you tales from Yorks gruesome past, executions, ghosts and dark deeds, as we wend our way round some of the scariest places in the city. As this is by private booking it is exclusive for your group. We can be flexible about your exact requirements, start time and pick-up point. We offer hotel pick ups* and as we can start at different locations the tour route can be customised. *City centre only.
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  • 1 to 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$53.98
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