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Withlocals City Kickstart Tour: York with a Private Local Guide

clock 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Wondering where to go and what to see in York? We got you! Kickstart your time in York with a 90-minute introduction to the city with your favorite local. This tour is the city overview you were looking for and brings together sights of main highlights and attractions, plus must-have tips and tricks that will help you get acquainted with the city,...Read more

Shadows of York: Voted Best Small Attraction in York

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  • Are you brave enough to uncover some of York’s turbulent and tragic past? A past that manifests itself in the unexplained sightings of shapes and shadows haunting our streets and buildings. Do you believe in ghosts?

    My name is Mackenzie. I want to take you on a journey through the lanes and snickelways that, if the walls could speak,...Read more

York's Chocolate Story Ticket and Guided Tour

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  • At York’s Chocolate Story you can discover the stories behind the greatest names in chocolate, unwrap the secrets of chocolate making and even learn the art of the chocolatier for yourself. A 75-minute fully guided tour and three floors of interactive exploration take you on a journey through the city where chocolate made...Read more

Private 2-Hour York Walking Tour

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  • This private 2-hour walking tour is tailored to what you want to see, ensuring you make the most of your time in the beautiful city of...Read more

York Walls Private Walking Tour

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  • Covid-19 Update : Please note that as this is a private walking tour (just you and your guide) and the entire tour is outside, so we are happy to confirm we comply with all social distancing rules making this the perfect way to explore York. Your own personalized tour guide, taking you on a spectacular trip round the world famous city walls! You...Read more

Private Viking Walk of York

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  • Discover the extraordinary Viking history of York, and the incredible tales of the most famous Vikings of them all - Ragnar, Ivar the Boneless, Erik Bloodaxe and Harald Hardrada. Why was York such an important Viking city, and why were so many Viking battles fought here? Find out why in this exclusive, personalized 2-hour walking tour of Viking...Read more

The Bloody Tour of York - Tourism Award Winner 2020

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  • The Bloody Tour of York is the multi award winning* tour of the City.
    Join Mad Alice as you wander down the medieval streets hearing the gruesome history the city has to offer. Ghosts, Witches, murderers, Kings and Queens have all left their bloody footprints.
    An entertaining, educational and a fascinating look at Britain's best loved city,...Read more

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

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  • The story of York is the story of England in wood, stone and chocolate. Let our expert guides lead you on a ninety-minute journey through 2000 years, from the arrival of the Romans to the birth of the KitKat. This family-friendly walking tour includes all the key sights - including the Minster and Shambles - though we will also lead you deep into...Read more

Exclusive York - Private Socially Distanced Walking Tour

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  • Why follow the crowds? Explore York at your own pace in the company of one of our expert, fully qualified and licensed guides. Delve deep into the medieval maze and discover secret corners few other visitors get to see.

    This is an entirely personal service - once you have made your booking we will get in touch to arrange where to come and...Read more

York Walking Tour including York Minster

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  • This 2-hour walking tour provides you with fantastic insights into the most historic and world famous sites in York. Starting with Romans you will explore the 'Snickelways' of York - a unique collection of small streets and footpaths - and architectural wonders that have captivated the world's attention for centuries. The tour culminates in the...Read more

A Fatal Feud - An Immersive Treasure Hunt-style Murder Mystery - The Secret City

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  • Immerse yourself in historic sights and obscure quirks as you solve riddles and progress on your treasure hunt-style adventure. Once your tale starts you’ll unravel cryptic clues to unlock the hidden path to a location within walking distance. Decode the clue and search nearby to find the answer. All on your mobile phone using Telegram available...Read more

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

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  • Explore an extraordinary 2,000 years of history on this walk through the City of York. You'll experience Roman, Viking and medieval York, see all the sights of the City, including some of the great buildings of the world - and some less expected ones. As you walk you'll learn the history of this great City, and the central role it played in the...Read more

Private Ghost Tour of York

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  • Let your own personalised tour guide take you on a spectacular trip round this world famous city at night. You are provided a unique guided tour experience and picked up at your hotel or elsewhere in town at a place of your choosing, at a time that suits you. You will be taken around the major historic points of interest in York, without a big...Read more

Private Walking Tour: York City Highlights and York Minster

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  • Join us for this half day walking tour of York, which gives you a great overview of this beautiful city in Yorkshire. This walled city has so much to offer, from Roman history, through the Vikings, to the Chocolate merchants and Harry Potter.  Maybe you’re passing through the area, but if not it’s just a 2 hour train ride from London, it’s...Read more

Guided Bike Tour in York

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  • Guided bike tour of York, inside and outside the city walls.  Starting at a central location in the city.  A 2 to 2.5 hour tour with multiple stops to hear the stories of the saints and sinners, the good and the evil, from Romans and Vikings to the sweetness of chocolate makers.  Although factual, your guide will tell the grisly tales in a...Read more

York & Yorkshire in a Day Small-Group Tour

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  • Make the most of your time in York with this comprehensive one-day tour of York and Yorkshire. Explore the medieval city of York on a leisurely 3-hour walking tour - with a maximum of 8 people per guide. Then travel into the Yorkshire countryside to explore Rievaulx Abbey, the North York Moors and the Yorkshire coastline at Staithes and...Read more

Private York Christmas Walking Tour

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  • Let your own private guide take you around the world famous city of York, which is at its most beautiful during the Christmas season. Your bespoke tour will include visiting some of the key sites of the city, in addition to a number of our hidden gems usually missed by tourists, with your well informed and friendly...Read more

Private Walking Tour: York

clock 90 to 120 minutes
  • Join for a discovery walking tour of York, which gives you a fantastic overview of this beautiful city. Understand the history of this great walled city (and walk on the walls), from Roman history, through the Vikings all the way to chocolate....Read more

York Small-Group Evening Walking Tour with Guide

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  • York is at its most magical around sundown.

    The tourist crowds have departed, the streets are empty. Enjoy a one-hour evening stroll which includes all the major sights of York - including the Minster, walls and world-famous Shambles - but will also take you deep into the medieval labyrinth of secret passages and short-cuts known as...Read more

Instagrammable York History Experience

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  • The tour is brand new for 2019 but is already picking up amazing reviews.

    It is especially aimed at those who are looking to have an enjoyable, entertaining walking tour combined with a focus on capturing the magic of the beautiful city of York for your memories & social media posts.

    The tour lasts 3 hours and takes you off the...Read more

FAQs about York Walking & Bike Tours

York walking tours are unique in that they permit tourists to take a closer view and enjoy Yorks main attractions alongside roaming the local streets and neighbourhoods, stopping off at a pub or local cafe. It's a great way of sightseeing in York because it takes you to areas where you won't be disturbed by road noise and motors can't go.

There are the best walking tours in York :