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York Rose Walking Tours

York Rose Walking Tours
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Oct 29, 2018
“Free walking tour of York”
Sep 29, 2018
“Very enjoyable tour with David Haw”
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Chronological and accessible historic walking tours covering the history of York from its foundation to the modern day. The most popular tour starts on Saturdays at midday outside York Library. Personalised tours available.
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York Library, Museum Street, York YO1 7DS, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Feels like this is a bit of a fair weather tour. As in the cold, wet and windy you simply spend too much time standing still for this to be enjoyable. Rating three as I’m sure I would have enjoyed if it was sunny... Very...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed October 29, 2018

David Haw provided the commentary for our tour. My husband, daughter and son in law were also part of out tour group of 10 persons.David was full of historical information as well as humorous stories about York and its inhabitants. Well worth the time and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Diane B
Reviewed September 29, 2018 via mobile

My girlfriend and I went on the tour today with guide David Haw, he made the tour very informative, entertaining and friendly. We were made to feel very comfortable and able to ask any questions we had along the way. Highly recommend taking this tour...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jed P
Reviewed May 24, 2018 via mobile

I've done over a dozen free walking tours all over Europe, and Allen at Rose gave the best tour that I've been on.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Ken K
Reviewed December 22, 2017 via mobile

We took the walk as a spur of the moment thing as it was a free tour starting outside York Minster . Glad we did it informative & funny guide was amazing & you see more of York & it's sites than you would by...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank 489douglasm
Reviewed April 7, 2017

Best walking tour Experienced. Great 3 hours, very interesting every moment of it. Allan our guide was excellent and shared his vast knowledge, opening up the history of York , in a friendly and exciting way. Highly recommended, don't let the though of walking 3...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed March 9, 2017

A great introduction to York and English history. The guide was very articulate and clear with a really good knowledge about the history and the facts. Recommend, mainly if you don't have much time.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank ConcyCaldeira
Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

Excellent way to get an overview of the history and sights of York. Guide was really friendly and knowledgeable.

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

We had 24 hours in York and these were the best 3. David's 3:00 tour gave a fantastic historical perspective of this ancient city. We gained a much greater understanding of the city and how it fits in to puzzle of Great Britain. Highly recommended.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Mandocurl
Reviewed February 27, 2016

There are a few options for walking tours in York and we plumped for this one. A good paced and very well presented tour and Alan is truly an excellent guide. Very personable and very knowledgeable. No fee but tips only "if you feel it...More

Date of experience: February 2016
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