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Exclusive York - private guided tour of the walled city

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2 travellers
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  • 1
    York Minster
    Stop: 15 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 2
    Exhibition Square
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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  • 3
    King's Manor
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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  • 4
    St. Mary's Abbey
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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  • 5
    Multangular Tower
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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  • 6
    York City Walls
    Stop: 15 minutes -
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  • 7
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
We can meet you at any city centre hotel, restaurant or easily identifiable landmark, such as the cathedral. Once your booking is confirmed we will get in touch to to arrange a suitable meeting point. If you are just arriving into York we can advise on car parking or meet you at the railway station.
Departure Time
10:00 AM
  • Entry/Admission - York Minster
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Our party of 9 - four adults and five children, including four Americans - were all highly entertained by Alfred during our two hour tour. He positioned the tour perfectly for us all. Unconditionally recommended.
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Response from YorkTour1, Owner at Exclusive York - private guided tour of the walled city
Responded 3 weeks ago
Hi Gez - it was a real pleasure getting to meet the family: what a great crowd! Thanks so much for the kind feedback - very best Alfred
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Brilliant tour, great fun. Alfred is an historical walking encyclopaedia! Very Highly recommended. It was a rainy day and but Alfred kept us amused with anecdotes and fun facts. Extremely informative tour, you will not be disappointed.
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Response from YorkTour1, Owner at Exclusive York - private guided tour of the walled city
Responded 25 Oct 2019
Thanks very much for that: and especially for not letting the weather dampen your spirits! Alfred
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Alfred is extremely knowledgeable, erudite, articulate and imparts lots of complicated facts very clearly. He's an expert - he knows his subject well and he shares his love of York and its fascinating history with humour and generosity. I'd go again tomorrow.
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Response from YorkTour1, Owner at Exclusive York - private guided tour of the walled city
Responded 24 Oct 2019
Thanks so much - that's possibly the kindest review I've received and it's hugely appreciated! Alfred
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My husband and I recently visited York and hired Alfred for a private tour of this amazing, beautiful city. He took us to very special, lovely sites and we learned so much about York's history, art and architecture. This made our visit even more enchanting and memorable. Alfred
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Response from YorkTour1, Owner at Exclusive York - private guided tour of the walled city
Responded 10 Oct 2019
It really is a pleasure sharing this remarkable city, and particularly to receive such a warm response - very many thanks for that and hopefully see you again! very best Alfred
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Had a wonderful private tour with Sarah and Alfred. Their enthusiasm, knowledge and love of the city shone through. We have lived in the York area for over thirty years, yet we still learnt so many new things, including the York cats! We now walk around with reawakened eyes. We
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Response from YorkTour1, Owner at Exclusive York - private guided tour of the walled city
Responded 23 Sep 2019
Hi there - this is really kind. One of the great pleasures, but biggest challenges, is walking through York with people who know and love the city already; so the fact you find it illuminating means a great deal. When I'm among locals I always try to remember the remarkable teacher I had who used to take us round York's hidden historic sites and opening our eyes to a city we grew up in and had always taken for granted. So, thanks Mr Buttery for your example! Alfred
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About the operator
By: Yorktour
91 reviews
York Short Break
Informative tour with Sarah who was very knowledgeable. Not too long a walk. Very enjoyable and good value
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Amazing tour with Knowledgeable guide
This is a great way to see York and learn about its rich history. Alfred was extremely knowledgeable and we learnt
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Greater London, United Kingdom
Excellent walking tour!
Thanks to Alfred for an informative tour on a very cold Saturday evening in York. It was interesting and relevant
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Ledston, United Kingdom
Even the children were highly entertained
Our party of 9 - four adults and five children, including four Americans - were all highly entertained by Alfred
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Me and my boyfriend came for a couple of days and this was an incredible experience. Learned loads about the city
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Excellent introduction to York
My husband and I pre-booked this walking tour before arriving in York. We were both so pleased with it. Alfred
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Bromsgrove, United Kingdom
Happy New Year
Lovely way to spend New Years Day. Really enjoyed it and saw so many things I hadn’t noticed wondering around by
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Cotswolds, United Kingdom
Very interesting tour with Sarah
Me and my boyfriend spent such an engaging hour and a half with Sarah walking through the beautiful streets and
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Chiswick, United Kingdom
York's Best Secrets and Snickleways!
During a long weekend to York we decided to book the tour having seen many sites already. Sarah took us on a walk
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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Highly recommended!!
We were just in York for two days, and this was the best thing that we did. It's great way to learn about the
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Made York's history come alive
We really enjoyed Alfred's clear storytelling and well paced walk around York. His knowledge was extensive and he
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Wonderful tour
This was a wonderful tour of York, full of history and little stories unexpected. Alfred was knowledgeable and
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Cumbria, United Kingdom
Enjoyable and informative and a group that was not too large
We were a group of 8 people led by Alfred. Alfred was very mindful that only two in the group had English as their
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Lincoln, United Kingdom
Fantastic tour
The tour guy was very friendly and funny we saw little things of York that make it such a wonderful and interest
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Garelochhead, United Kingdom
Fantastic tour
I can not recommend this tour enough. My partner and I booked this tour the day we arrived in York for the
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  • Languages Offered: English
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