1. United Kingdom
  2. Yorkshire and The Humber
  3. York
  4. York Minster

York: Private Bespoke History Walking Tour

Product ID: 194117
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Experience the city of York with a private historical walking tour. Your professional guide will provide a great overview of the city for groups and families alike.
About this activity
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Duration: 3 hours
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Live tour guide
English, French, German

Pickup included

The regular meeting point is in front of York Minster, however, you can be collected from your hotel or hostel or any other convenient location in the city center.
Wheelchair accessible

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  • Visit York's historic Minster
  • See the city walls and gatehouses
  • Explore St. Mary's Abbey
  • Learn about Roman and Viking Invasions
  • Take in spectacular views from Clifford’s Tower
Full description
Walk through the streets of York which feels like taking a tour through the history of England. The Romans, Anglo-Saxons, Vikings, and Normans all remade the city to their own purposes. The Tudors and the Stuarts made themselves at home here. The Wars of the Roses and the English Civil War left their mark as well.

Experience the history of one of the most fascinating cities in Britain. For 2,000 years, York has been at the heart of the nation’s affairs. Listen to your guide that will bring its history to life as you are walking through lush parks and narrow lanes, pass grand churches, and palaces to ruined castles and abbeys.

Enjoy this tour that offers a private experience for larger groups or families who would prefer the personal touch. The tour takes in all the main sights of the city and provides an in-depth look at the history behind them. Your guide will happily customize the tour to your requirements, depending on what you would like to see. 

Receive the services of your own personal professional guide and benefit from their local knowledge.
  • Tour Guide
  • Pick up from York city centre
What’s Not Included
  • Entry fees
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Weather-appropriate clothing
Know before you go
A part of the walk takes place within the city walls, which is not necessarily suitable for people with mobility issues, if you need the tour to use an alternative route that excludes the walls, please let the local partner know in advance

From US$ 143.21 Per group up to 30

Organized by

White Rose York Tours

Product ID: 194117