Walks & Tours

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Wednesday, June 29

2pm: York Health Walks – York
York Art Gallery, Exhibition Square, York
Graded: short walk, 30 minutes (1/3)

Thursday, June 30

2pm: York Health Walks – Tang Hall
The Centre @ Burnholme, Mossdale Avenue, York
Graded: medium walk, 45-60 minutes (2/3)

Sunday, July 24

2pm-3.30pm: Tales Around Licensed Premises
York Cemetery, Cemetery Road, York
Meet at The Harriet Centre for a walk with Jenny Hawkins, where she’ll share tales of York brewers, publicans and licenced premises

REGULAR WALKS & TOURS

York Minster

Chapter House and Mason’s Loft
Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays 11am
Separate charge which includes general admission and a 12 month pass for York Minster (reduced rate for York residents, as entry to the cathedral is free all year round with a valid York Card)
BOOKING ESSENTIAL

Stoneyard & Scaffolding Tours
Stoneyard: Mondays 1pm
Scaffolding: Mondays 2.15pm
Separate charge, as these tours take place outside the Minster they do not include or require a general admission ticket
BOOKING ESSENTIAL

Crypt Passages Tours
CURRENTLY UNAVAILABLE

York Theatre Royal

Theatre Tour & Tea
Friday 2pm
Saturday 10am
Runs until Saturday, October 08
BOOKING ESSENTIAL

City Walls Experience, Micklegate Bar

10.30am, noon and 2pm
Noon walk is an accessible walking tour only, pre-booking essential on 01904 615505
Runs from April to October

Ghost Walks

The Bloody Tour of York
Tuesdays 6pm, Thursdays 6pm, Saturdays 6pm and 8pm
Runs from outside St. William’s College, College Street, York
BOOKING ESSENTIAL

The Dark Chronicles of York

The Deathly Dark Tour
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday 8pm (bespoke walks available)
Runs from Grape Lane, York

Ghost Keeper
Weekends 7.30pm
Runs from outside Jorvik Viking Centre, Coppergate Walk, York

Ghost Hunt of York
7.30pm
Runs from Shambles, York
BOOKING ESSENTIAL

The Ghost Trail of York
Daily 7.30pm
Runs from West Doors, York Minster, Deangate, York

The Original Ghost Walk of York
Daily 8pm (not December 30 and 31)
Runs from outside The King’s Arms, King’s Staith, York

Shadows of York
Fridays and Saturdays 7pm (not December 31, bespoke walks available)
Runs from outside St Michael-le-Belfrey Church, High Petergate, York
BOOKING ESSENTIAL

Guided Walks

Anne Lister in York Walking Tours
Last Saturday of the month 10.30am (bespoke walks also available)
BOOKING ESSENTIAL

The Association of Voluntary Guides
Daily (except Christmas Day) 10.15am and 1.15pm
Runs from next to the William Etty statue outside York Art Gallery, Exhibition Square, York
Additional tour at 6.15pm June 1 to August 31
BOOKING ESSENTIAL, places can be booked here

Invisible York Tours
Family Fun Tour Saturdays 2pm (currently not running)
Runs from outside York Explore, Library Square, Museum Street, York

Story of Guy Fawkes Mondays, Tuesdays and Sundays 11am
Runs from outside the King’s Manor gates, Exhibition Square, York

York’s Railway Heritage Wednesdays and Thursdays 11am
Runs from outside York Explore, Library Square, Museum Street, York

Health & Wealth Tour Thursdays and Fridays 2.30pm
Runs from outside York Explore, Library Square, Museum Street, York

White Rose Tours York
Daily 11am, Fridays and Saturdays also 1pm (no 1pm December 31, no tours January 1)
Runs from West Doors, York Minster, Deangate, York

York Food Tour
Fridays and Sundays noon
Runs from outside York Art Gallery, Exhibition Square, York
BOOKING ESSENTIAL

York Hidden History Walks
Fossil, water, fire, earth and air walks
2022 dates to be announced
Participants in York Residents’ Festival

YorkTour
The Story of York
Daily 10.30am and 2pm
Runs from Exhibition Square
BOOKING ESSENTIAL

YorkTour Evening Express
Daily 6pm
Runs from Exhibition Square
BOOKING ESSENTIAL

Bus Tours

City Sighteseeing York
Daily every 20 minutes from 9am to 5.30pm

The Ghost Bus Tours York
Tuesday to Sunday 7.30pm

River Cruises

York City Cruises
Daily 10.30am, noon, 1.30pm and 3pm King’s Staith Landing, South Esplanade, York
10.40am, 12.10pm, 1.40pm and 3.10pm Lendal Bridge Landing, Dame Judi Dench Walk, York
More tours running in summer, check website for details

York City Cruises Lunch Cruises
Friday, February 12 to Sunday, November 20 11.30am
King’s Staith Landing, South Esplanade, York
Tickets can be booked here

York City Cruises Afternoon Tea Cruises
Friday, February 12 to Sunday, November 20 2.30pm
King’s Staith Landing, South Esplanade, York
Tickets can be booked here

York City Cruises Dinner Cruises
Friday, April 1 to Sunday, October 30 7.15pm
King’s Staith Landing, South Esplanade, York
Tickets can be booked here

York City Cruises Early Evening Cruises
Saturday, February 12 to Friday, April 1 6pm
Saturday, April 2 to Sunday, September 25 7.30pm
King’s Staith Landing, South Esplanade, York
Tickets can be booked here

York City Cruise Festive Sightseeing Cruises
Saturday, November 26 to Friday, December 23 10.30am, 11.15am, noon, 12.45pm, 1.30pm, 2.15pm and 3pm:
King’s Staith Landing, South Esplanade, York
Tickets can be booked here

York City Cruise Party Nights Afloat
Fridays and Saturdays 7.15pm
King’s Staith Landing, South Esplanade, York
BOOKING ESSENTIAL, tickets can be booked here

Bespoke Tours

Exploring York
Group tours and treasure hunts

Friends of York Walls

Get Cycling
Bike try out events, bikeboost programme, KMX Karts, inclusive bikes, multi-seat megabikes and inflatable track

York Photography Tours