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Address: York YO1 7HB, England
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No visit to York is complete without a stroll along part of the 2 miles of...

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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Walk the wall on a sunny day

We've walked the walls a bit at a time you can always stop for a drink in between, you have to get off one part and walk to the next

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We've walked the walls a bit at a time you can always stop for a drink in between, you have to get off one part and walk to the next

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Wakefield, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We walking half of the wall it's was lovely walk with some interesting views interesting gate house ...museum in of them

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was fabulous walk of 3.9kms around city centre. Loved it great deal.. Paths are well laid and u walk around lovely areas of York with streets on side and lot of daffodils and homes lined on other

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Much improved rails now on much of the walls which makes it somewhat safer,super views of the Minster and the adjoining gardens of the properties attached to it.The daffodils were resplendid on the banks round the bottom of the wall,adding to the attraction

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York, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Walking the walls is a great thing to do to get your bearings and see some fantastic views of York. On a sunny day you can stroll round and get a bit of tan, stopping of for a coffee or a snack at various points on the walk.

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Nice to walk especially on a nice day; quite safe to walk, just a few areas to watch out for with no railings.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Amazing that something so old from throughout the ages has survived for so long. Great for a stroll around .

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This almost complete wall around York is such a pleasure to walk. Great views of the city from all around. Things to do and see at several points along i.e. Micklegate Bar, Monk Bar, Fishergate Postern Tower and Red Tower and a cafe at Walmgate Bar. You do have to descend steps and the ascend again in several places to... More 

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Harrison, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Wonderful walk with fabulous views. A great way to see the way the city has grown and changed over the years.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We enjoyed walking along the walls in 2 different sections - one behind the Minster and one near the Grand Hotel. Both offered easy access and great photo opportunities with the city and Minster in the background. I don't think it is something that you need to plan as a specific activity and more like an add on to something... More 

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