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“"great views of York"”
Review of York City Walls

York City Walls
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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.
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
“"great views of York"”
Reviewed November 11, 2013

The ancient medieval walls surrounding York are great. There are so many long stretches still fully intact, complete with the city gates and defensive towers. Our kids loved walking them and we got some amazing views of the cities sights from them. Definitely worth taking the time to do.

Visited September 2013
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“Have to do in York”
Reviewed November 11, 2013

Did everything in York, and walking the wall, for us, was the most enjoyable. There was lots of information on the way round, making it even more interesting. There were places where the wall was incomplete that could be a bit difficult to connect up, but found that added to the fun.

Visited July 2013
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Crawley, United Kingdom
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“Disappointed”
Reviewed November 10, 2013

We left our hotel to walk around the walls, blue sky & sun shining.....arrived at the first gate to find both staircases locked :-( walked to next gate to find the same situation & the next....! Not sure why, no explanation as can't believe weather conditions unsuitable. So, can't really review, just warn other visitors they may encounter the same!

Visited November 2013
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london
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“Definitely worth a stroll round”
Reviewed November 9, 2013

Apart from some good exercise walking the walls gives you some lovely views and a very good understanding of what the old town must have been like

Visited November 2013
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Walking the Wall”
Reviewed November 8, 2013

Lovely way to see York, as the wall is incomplete, find the start of each section can be a little difficult but worth the effort.

Visited November 2013
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