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!
COVID-19 informationThe 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 not included
Entry to York Minster
Library Square, York YO1 7DS, UK
Please meet at the Library Square in the Museum Street of the city of York.
- Please see the calendar for updated availability
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)