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York Rose Walking Tours

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Best walking tour

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

Reviewed 24 May 2018
Ken K
via mobile

We took the walk as a spur of the moment thing as it was a free tour starting outside York Minster... read more

Reviewed 22 December 2017
Douglas M
Carlisle, United Kingdom
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24 May 2018
“Best walking tour”
22 Dec 2017
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.
York Library, Museum Street, York YO1 7DS, England
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Reviewed 24 May 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.

Thank Ken K
Reviewed 22 December 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

Thank Douglas M
Reviewed 7 April 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

Thank Susan H
Reviewed 9 March 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.

Thank ConcyCaldeira
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

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

Thank Richard F
Reviewed 20 July 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.

Thank Mandocurl
Reviewed 27 February 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

Thank NavinJohnsonsDog
Reviewed 29 January 2016 via mobile

Did this walking tour this week and so glad we did. It was an excellent way to get an overview of York and its history and we learned so much. Our guide, Alan was very knowledgeable and entertaining and we have already recommended him to...More

Thank Heather I
Reviewed 15 December 2015 via mobile

Highly recommend this tour. Allen our tour guide is a real character and looks like he could be in a descendant of the vikings. He really knows his history and gave excellent description of the landmarks we were shown.

Thank David M
Reviewed 31 July 2015 via mobile

Enjoyed the walk all around the centre with many, many interesting and entertaining stories and facts about the history of York through the ages. Our guide was very engaging, but could do with a bath and hair wash!

Thank Keralaphile
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