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Walking Tours - Association of Voluntary Guides

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History of York in under 3 hours: exceptional

Based on Trip Advisor's reviews, we went to the 10.15am tour on September 13th 2018 with Jennie I... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Sony C
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Totally worthwhile, totally free!

Our two hour tour turned into almost 3 hours of history and interesting facts about this charming... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Leif J
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Based on Trip Advisor's reviews, we went to the 10.15am tour on September 13th 2018 with Jennie I believe was the tour guide's name. She was funny and gave a full review of York's history starting from the Romans to modern times. She also had...More

Thank Sony C
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Our two hour tour turned into almost 3 hours of history and interesting facts about this charming gem of a town. This made everything else we did in york that much more meaningful. Our tour guide was so knowledgeable and interested in the city's history.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

In two hours you will learn a lot about the history of York, get to walk on top of the walls, ask questions, and you can't beat the price. All the guides are locals who love their city.

Thank Teajaye
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I loved our tour today with Keith. Went about 2.5 hours but I found it interesting beginning to end. A great introduction to the history of York.

Thank AlanWade55
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did the last 6:15pm walk for the season. The tour which went for 2 hours 15 minutes was a great introduction to York. Neil, our guide was professional, personable and knowledgeable.

Thank Gesmi2017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I took one of these walking tours today. It is amazing how much these volunteer guides put into them. We were entertained with history and wonderful stories, all told against the backdrop of this old and very special, city. He even told...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stumbled on the walking tour and are so glad we decided to go. These are led by volunteers who are very knowledgeable about the history of their city. Our guide, Helen, was exceptional. She was very personable and provided extensive information about the various...More

Thank Paula K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Me and my husband visited York for a few hours, and during these hours we were shown around with the best guide we have met.Although, he made clear from the beginning he was not a historian, his knowledge and the information he gave was better...More

Thank Anthi P
Reviewed July 31, 2018 via mobile

Our tour guide, Richard, was an excellent guide for the day. Billed as a two and a half hour tour, Richard led us for close to three hours. No tip necessary, but we gave one anyway. It provided a great overview of York and its...More

Thank David M
Reviewed July 27, 2018

Excellent tour, taken on the tour by the guide, Jim, an entertaining, knowledgeable and friendly tour guide who provided us with some fascinating facts about York, would recommend this tour for anyone visiting York who wants to learn some real facts on the history of...More

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Exhibition Square, in front of the art gallery. 10.15, 13.15 and also 18.15 during the summer. No booking required.