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York City Walls

York YO1 7HB, England
+44-1904-621756
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Always a pleasure to walk the walls. Love the views and the grandure of the feeling it gives to york. A finely maintained part of history

Thank Lianne S
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Worth spending time to walk around the city walls to give you a good idea of the city size and history. Recommend going to Walmgate Bar which is the only gate that still has the Barbican entry.

Thank tregsact
Reviewed yesterday

Worth a stroll even if you only do a little bit of the wall. We were lucky as we did this late afternoon, with the afternoon sun lighting the beautiful minister.

Thank Harbison-Surrey
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This has to be one of the star attractions of York. But constant attention is required since people keep stopping for photos and they're not always considerate to pull to the side before getting their cameras/smartphones out to take the shots Hence my motorway reference....More

Thank robbo1000
Reviewed yesterday

My student daughter and I walked along the wall in York from near the station. There are some fantastic gardens to view from above and a lot of different views of the city with its eclectic mixture of ancient and modern. Occasionally the path is...More

Thank Stephen W
Reviewed yesterday

Interesting to follow the walls around as they weave around central York. The parts near York Minster wee very busy. Much quieter and pleasant away from there. Would time future walk to be early or late in the day around York Minster.

Thank Chris B
Reviewed yesterday

If you are interested in the history of York, the wall should be included in your tour of the city. Parts of the original wall, built by Romans in 71 AD, still remain including the Multangular Tower. This tower, found in the Museum Gardens, is...More

Thank robertff
Reviewed yesterday

Very interesting atraction amazed the this construction is in such good condition after all of these years and the battles it endured, need to take a rest so the coffe stop was much needed, it's such a shame the day was a little wet and...More

Thank susieGibraltar
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Had a pleasant walk along the city walls. Gives a good history of the city past and present. With views into people's back gardens.

Thank Karen J
Reviewed 2 days ago

Interesting to see a walled city with so much of the walls still intact. We walked the walls for a distance . Beautiful

Thank Robertalay
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ronja4
Do you offer German speaking tours for groups sized 10-20 pax?
12 December 2016|
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Response from Jim T | Reviewed this property |
I am a tourist, and so cannot answer your question but York is a highly organised destination and so would be suprised if a German speaking tour was not available
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Anne A
Is it free to walk the walls?
18 September 2016|
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Response from MrsT17 | Reviewed this property |
Yep, all the way along :-) enjoy the views!
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AE1706
How long does it take to walk York City Walls?
19 March 2016|
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Response from Orserio | Reviewed this property |
Depends on where you get on (and how often you stop for photo ops), but I'd say not more than an hour.
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