We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Free Walking Tour York

Save
Share

Free Walking Tour York
Booking unavailable on TripAdvisor

Want other options you can book now?
72
All photos (72)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent87%
  • Very good11%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“two hours”(16 reviews)
About
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
10°
Oct
Nov
Dec
Contact
1 Museum Street | AVG Information Desk, York YO1 7DT, England
Website
+44 1904 550098
Call
Reviews (305)
Filter reviews
276 results
Traveller rating
245
27
2
0
2
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
245
27
2
0
2
Show reviews that mention
All reviews exhibition square local volunteers two hours great introduction run by volunteers hour walk roman wall enthusiastic guide roman times knew his stuff rich history three hours interesting information small group museum gardens history lesson great walk
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 276 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice 2 hour tour. Excellent orientation to the city and it’s history. Guide, Ian, was excellent. Also, guide refused tips. The first truly free tour I’ve had in Europe.

1  Thank footballkirk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Don’t miss this FREE experience. David was full of interesting (and some gory) stories about the history of York and the history of England. We learned so much about York Minster, St Mary’s Abbey, the walls and gates and much more. It’s not a lot...More

Thank Be A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a very enjoyable walking tour of York with David Haw. His knowledge of historical facts and interesting stories was very impressive. He speaks with enthusiasm and you can tell he is passionate about history. You certainly will enjoy this tour and would thoroughly...More

2  Thank LEHBedford
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Before arriving in York, I had read many Tripadvisor reviews of York walking tours, and many sounded good. This one had impressed me because it has been around for so long (since 1951!), and the guides are local volunteers (from the Association of Voluntary Guides,...More

Thank periwinkcat
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were a little hesitant to go on the tour, because my elderly mother was worried it would be too much walking for her. We were pleasantly surprised that it was much more standing than walking. We enjoyed all the history and information the volunteer...More

Thank amykcampbell23
Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

Nick was our guide. He made everyone welcome and included little amusing quips about each nationality. The walk centred around the area near the Minster. Nick was very knowledgeable and made each stop interesting. He answered any questions. We learned many facts about the history...More

Thank petsmar
Reviewed 2 September 2018

The free walking tour through the City of York with David Haw is to be highly recommended.... informative and very entertaining. David has the gift of the gab, a strong Leeds accent and an animated way of story telling which was enthralling ... one out...More

2  Thank JG3149
Reviewed 25 August 2018

This was a gentle 2hr walk that seemed much shorter as our guide (Maureen) was so funny, engaging and full of interesting information. Highly recommended.

Thank Jenny82-11
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

We had a lovely walk with Richard A. He was very knowledgable, engaging and really brought the city and its history to life for us. Yes, we can all read guidebooks but why leave it at that when you can have a volunteer who is...More

2  Thank wandering_nomad_10
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

Living less than an hours drive from York I have visited many many times. I have picked up bits over the years however having visiting USA cousins needed to give them the real deal . Best decision ever. I discovered hidden gems . Our guide...More

1  Thank Bingleytourist
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 46 nearby hotels
The Judges Lodging
1 240 reviews
.06 km away
Dean Court Hotel, BW Premier Collection
1 862 reviews
.14 km away
Park Inn by Radisson York
2 492 reviews
.30 km away
Jorvik House
405 reviews
.32 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 1 001 nearby restaurants
Brew & Brownie
885 reviews
.03 km away
Mannion & Co (York)
1 060 reviews
.04 km away
Burr Coffee
160 reviews
.06 km away
Rustique Lendal
1 098 reviews
.07 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 430 nearby attractions
Yorkwalk
81 reviews
.09 km away
York Theatre Royal
372 reviews
.09 km away
Museum Gardens
1 918 reviews
.01 km away
The Hospitium
80 reviews
.02 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
DoddY97
2 September 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Bingleytourist | Reviewed this property |
You don’t need to book just turn up . Website tell you the time each day . Just check times and go . We went for the 1015 tour.
0
Votes