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York Walls Private Walking Tour

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York, United Kingdom

From $74.61

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up to 24 hours in advance
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icon3 hours  (Approx.)
Hotel pickup offered
Mobile ticket
iconOffered in: English
Good for avoiding crowds

Overview

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.
  • Bespoke walking tour of York’s city walls
  • Walk the medieval walls of York and enjoy spectacular views of the city
  • Customise your tour to include a visit to The Shambles, York Minster or York Castle
  • Bespoke tour includes hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • This private tour can be customized to your interests and ensures you’ll receive personalized attention from your guide
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Tour escort/host
Hotel pickup and drop-off (by foot, city centre hotels only)
Entrance fees (2 small museums located around the walls are available for entry separately)
Food and drinks

Departure Point

Roman Column, 11 Minster Yard, York YO1 7HH, UK

Traveler pickup is offered
We can meet you on foot at the reception of your hotel anywhere in the city centre, or at a location of your choosing

Departure Time

Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods.
2hr tour
3/2/2019 - 11/4/2021
Monday - Sunday:08:00 AM - 10:00 PM
3hr tour
3/2/2019 - 11/4/2021
Monday - Sunday:08:00 AM - 10:00 PM

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Please inform the local provider of the preferred pick up point at the time of booking.
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult/senior
  • A minimum of 2 adults/seniors per booking is required (single adult is available but at a surcharge at our discretion)
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • OPERATED BY York Walls Tours

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Learn more about cancellations.


Traveler Tips


  • "If you want more than what the guidebooks say and are interested in the history of the area - don't miss this tour!!" See review
  • "Ask him about the video game about York that he is working on!" See review

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Brilliant
Jackie_B
, Oct 2020
It was most enlightening and entertaining. Also educational I really enjoyed it thank you very much so did my partner....
icon Response from Host , Oct 2020
thank you it was lovely to meet you both!
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Awesome tour of York history
Miamitraveler01
, Dec 2019
This tour exceeded all expectations. John led us through the history of the British Isles through York’s history. He brought history alive with knowledge and humor, especially York under the Romans and Vikings. We literally saw layers of York history from the ground up as each successive culture built on their predecessors. We recreated Viking shield battles, walked the walls and discussed how history has influenced the politics of the present day. I highly recommend our tour guide John. Ask him about the video game about York that he is working on! There was no place to choose the type of our visit so I will state here that we are a family of three with a 20 something post college son who was a history major.
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Wonderful personable guide
Trek707247
, Oct 2019
We loved him. We were exhausted and he walked us around with such energy and personality that we were energized. He was easy to work with and flexible as our train was late and he allowed us to start later. He was knowledgeable, sweet and excited to impart his vast depth of history to us! Do it...he’s great!
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Historic and fun!
Cheryl T
, Oct 2019
John was an excellent tour guide. Gave us historical facts in an entertaining and enthusiastic way. Very enjoyable and interesting tour.
icon Response from Host , Oct 2019
thank you so much for the lovely review, it was great to show you round York!
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Excellent Tour!!
ChelZ43
, Sep 2019
We had such a great time on this tour! John was a fantastic guide. He was funny and engaging and he taught us a lot about the long history of York. We really enjoyed having the chance to walk around the city and learn about some of the most highlighted places! Would highly recommend this tour!
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Amazing
debbiepearce2017
, Aug 2019
John was amazing, knew so much history of York, very Interesting ! was a private walking tour, would recommend .
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Walking the Walls
Linda S
, Jun 2019
John was extremely knowledgeable and tailored the walk to our slower pace. Because we knew some of the history and were very interested he went into more depth of detail. Very personable and enjoyed the tour and his company.
icon Response from Host , Jun 2019
thank for you the review it was lovely to meet you!
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Great tour with John. He is...
Carl M
, Aug 2018
Great tour with John. He is passionate about history and we learned so much. I felt like we saw so much that we would have missed otherwise. It was also helpful to have someone help us navigate the crowds. After the tour we were able to go back to places he showed us that we wanted to spend more time.
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I took a group of high school...
Jennifer H
, Apr 2018
I took a group of high school students from the USA to York. We loved this tour - informative and fun! Great tour guide!
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If I could give this tour more...
simpson72.az
, Mar 2018
If I could give this tour more stars, I would. This is well worth the money. Our guide, John, was very nice and he knew his stuff. He was able to bring the history of the area alive and as a resident, he knew how the past interacted with the present. His passion for the history came through in the conversation. We went on many tours in the UK and this was the best. He took us to the highlights and then the areas that other tours missed. If you want more than what the guidebooks say and are interested in the history of the area - don't miss this tour!!!
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