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Private 2-Hour York Walking Tour

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    Agree a departure time, and meet your guide in central York. Let them know what you’d like to see: your itinerary can be tailored from start to finish around your preferences and any themes of interest. Any entrance fees are at your own expense.

    Then, set off into the history-infused streets, hearing about York’s Roman, Anglo Saxon, Viking, and Norman history. Whatever you choose to see, your guide will proffer interesting background on the sights that’s illuminating and enjoyable.

    Perhaps visit York Minster, one of the world’s most stunning Gothic cathedrals, and admire Clifford’s Tower, the last remnant of York Castle. Alternatively, just meander through the timeworn cobbled streets, stopping to see and learn about landmarks like the City Gates, 16th-century St. William’s College, and St. Mary’s Abbey, the ruins of one England’s wealthiest medieval Benedictine monasteries.

    You may want to dip into York Castle Museum or the Yorkshire Museum, or call at the Jorvik Viking Centre to learn about 9th-century Viking life. Many guides are also involved with York University, so if you wish, can provide you with insight into the university’s workings and history.

    After two hours, your tour concludes in the city center when your guide departs.
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    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    We had a amazing 2 hour walking tour and v must say our guide JO was best.... She was telling everything with her heart in it.... V really loved the way she started and completed the tour.... God bless her....thank you... personally I will make...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank atishs4u
    Road06461464952, Front Office Manager at Footprints Tours Oxford, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

    Thank you for this review. Were so glad you had a good time with Jo and will pass on your kind words. We look forward to hosting you in another of our historic cities again soon.

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    A great time had on the tour when we visited from Dublin Ireland. Our tour guide Trevor was excellent and very insightful

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank Andrew K
    Road06461464952, Public Relations Manager at Footprints Tours Oxford, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

    We're so glad you enjoyed this tour with Trevor! Thanks for the feedback and we look forward to welcoming you back to one of our historic cities again soon! Footprints Tours

    Reviewed June 8, 2019

    What a wonderful way to see Oxford. Worth doing and the two hours go very quickly. We did approximately 5000 steps so not too arduous. We loved all the facts and history and enjoyed viewing the historic buildings. Would definitely recommend this.

    Date of experience: June 2019
    Thank AngelaMC62
    Reviewed April 25, 2019

    My family took a day trip to Oxford for a private tour with Footprints in early April. We loved the pretty town of Oxford, its history, the many fun and informative stories about the colleges, and our pie & pint at the ancient, hidden Turf...More

    Date of experience: April 2019
    Thank marief561
    Road06461464952, Public Relations Manager at Footprints Tours Oxford, responded to this reviewResponded June 9, 2019

    Thanks for this great review. We will pass this onto Freddie - and were so glad to hear he's a great photographer too! Looking forward to welcoming you back onto one of our tours again soon. Footprints Tours

    Reviewed April 19, 2019 via mobile

    We booked the 2 hour free walking tour of Oxford on 19 April and it was a great way to see the centre and hear about the university system. Our guide was Adam Towers who did a great job especially as there were at least...More

    Thank MikePShropshire
    Road06461464952, Public Relations Manager at Footprints Tours Oxford, responded to this reviewResponded June 9, 2019

    Thanks for this review : ). Well pass that onto Adam. We're sure he'll be very flattered.

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    Response from AngelaMC62 | Reviewed this property |
    Hi the price is per person. 19.00 GBP it is well worth it. There is also a free two hour walk and based on tips. The paying tour we did had about 12 people in total in the group. Check out their website
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