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Best of York small group walking tour

Free cancellation
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Language: English
Availability: Please see the calendar
Mobile voucher accepted
Safety measures applied

Do this because

Learn about the history of York walking around the city

Have fun seeing hotspots up close and explained by a guide

Visit the famous Snickelways of York without getting lost!

What to expect

From the arrival of the Romans to the birth of the KitKat, you'll get to find out the complete story of York on this small group walking tour!

Wander through 2000 years of history in the company of a friendly and fully-qualified guides and see all of York's highlights including the Minster, city walls and world-famous Shambles

You'll also go off the the beaten track and deep into the medieval labyrinth of Snickelways, a collection of narrow streets and paths (as well as learning why they're called that of course). It's the heart of York that few visitors get to see and is only accessible by foot!

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COVID-19 information

The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.

Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds

The experience complies with government regulations

Social distancing is enforced

Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected

Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors

All gear/equipment is sanitised between use

What’s included

Tour guide

What’s not included


Entry to York Minster


Library Square, York YO1 7DS, UK

Meeting point:

Please meet at the Library Square in the Museum Street of the city of York.


  • Please see the calendar for updated availability



Cancellation policy

Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the activity begins.

Important to know

  • The tour takes place outdoors and whatever the weather so please bring appropriate clothing and footwear
  • This walking tour is suitable for all levels but please be aware that some streets are narrow and can be uneven in places
  • The route is fully accessible for wheelchairs, mobility scooters and buggies/strollers
  • If you have any particular accessibility requirements please contact the local partner (you can find contact details after checkout)
  • There is a maximum of 6 adults (ages 16+) per tour but there is no ticket maximum for children (ages 0-15)