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Riverside Walk

City Centre, York, England
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Blame the weather

Guess we cannot blame anyone but the heavy rainfall for this one, but it was simply impossible to... read more

Reviewed 6 April 2018
Kjetil S
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Stavanger, Norway
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Very pleasant walk

A pleasant walk with stunning views on the way round. Definitely worth a walk around this wonderful... read more

Reviewed 21 January 2018
Chris B
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A great way to spend a leisurely summer day is on a walk along the river, which stretches from Ouse Bridge to Lendal Bridge.
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good49%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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City Centre, York, England
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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

Guess we cannot blame anyone but the heavy rainfall for this one, but it was simply impossible to do the riverside walk with the extreme floods in April of this year... have to come back for the experience later..,

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Reviewed 21 January 2018

A pleasant walk with stunning views on the way round. Definitely worth a walk around this wonderful city

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Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

My husband and I often walk the banks of the Ouse when we come to York. Parking in St George's Field car park affords us this on most visits and it is a chance to enjoy the quiet of the city centre before hitting the...More

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Reviewed 31 May 2017

We walked early in the morning and it was lovely and peaceful. The cruise boats hadn't started and there were not many people about. We had lovely views of the river and banks. We sat and watched geese and enjoyed seeing the city from a...More

Thank Karen F
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Reviewed 10 March 2017

York's relationship with the River Ouse is complicated; providing the city with a charming waterfront, but also occasionally threatening, often severe, flooding. The walk alongside however, thankfully, offers no such complications. The stretch within the city's walls is, perhaps unsurprisingly, the busiest. The eastern part...More

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Reviewed 15 January 2017

The centre of York is such a busy tourist honey pot that it is nice to know that we can escape to the riverside for a relaxing stroll whenever we visit. Depending on the season, there are ducks and geese to see and the occasional...More

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Reviewed 31 October 2016

We were lucky when we visited York as the day was chilly but full of autumn sunshine. The walk along the River Ouse is such a lovely way to see the City, with lots of boats sailing by & many good cafes & eateries to...More

Thank Peter W
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Reviewed 9 August 2016

The river Ouse runs through York. On the river are small power boats you can hire, there is a boating club for rowers. You can take a guided boat tour along the river too. York isn't short of places to eat and drink, this is...More

Thank LydiaCarlisle
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Reviewed 26 July 2016

York has a wonderful riverside walk on both sides of the river. They are calming and offer wonderful views and have a great selection of waterside eateries and pubs to watch the world go by. TIP: zig zag your way across York's bridges to take...More

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Reviewed 3 June 2016

We discover this promenade while trying to find the easiest path between Old York and the Railway Museum . The Ouse River is quite enjoyable to follow and it seems to be used by many rowers . The banks are well utilized as there are...More

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