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“Sight Seeing”
Review of York City Walls

York City Walls
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York Walls Private Walking Tour
Ranked #5 of 204 things to do in York
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Owner description: No visit to York is complete without a stroll along part of the 2 miles of historic walls that have protected the city for nearly 2000 years. The walls are completely free to walk, however bespoke guided tours can be booked with your own personal tour guide, meeting you at a time and place to suit you, and showing you the extensive hidden history to be found along the walls.
East Yorkshire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Sight Seeing”
Reviewed February 13, 2013

The walls take about 1 hr to walk round without stopping. But the best way to the take in York is to walk round the walls stopping and climbing down to investigate the nooks and crannies intertwining in the city.

Visited September 2012
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“Great Walk and Views of the City”
Reviewed February 12, 2013

We downloaded a walking guide and had a great stroll around the city. Views were very good and the information provided by the City on various sign boards etc was a great help. If you have the time I certainly believe it is worth the effort to walk it.

Visited February 2013
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“ICONIC CITY”
Reviewed February 11, 2013

I have enjoyed it every single minute in York. FRom the history to the Romans and most friendly people in the UK, it was great and a rewarding trip for me.

Visited February 2013
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Wiltshire, United Kingdom
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“a must do....”
Reviewed February 11, 2013

We walked along the walls after heavy snow so it was very icy & dangerous & we were eventually escorted down as they closed the gates due to the dangerous conditions. It's easy to get up at various points & an interesting thing to do, nice views & good photo oportunities

Visited February 2013
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“Amazing”
Reviewed February 9, 2013

Well kept and amazing to see. A long walk but worth it York is such a beautiful place I hope it never changes

Visited February 2013
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