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Yorkwalk: Secret York tours

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  • Friday 19 June 2015, 2.15PM
  • £6 Adults, £5 Students, children, disabled, YHA, York Card holders. There is no need to book just turn up and pay on day; minimum group size 2.
  • Museum Street, Museum Garden gates, Yorkshire Museum, Museum Gardens (map)


Yorkwalk welcomes people with disabilities on all walks. Some Walks are not fully wheelchair accessible, but every effort will be made to adapt them to clients’ needs. Disabled escort free. Please feel free to call 01904 622303 about accessibility issues.

Event details

Discover another side of York as your guide takes you to hidden ancient buildings off the beaten track.

Additional Tours

YorkWalks also runs a number of other tours to places not open to the public. Visit medieval churches, a little known Guildhall, a hermit’s cell and hidden Georgian and medieval interiors. Tours include:

Medieval Stained Glass
An expert guided tour of the finest Medieval stained glass of York's parish churches, some in quiet backwaters of the city. There is also the chance to visit a hidden medieval hermit's cell. York has more medieval stained glass than any other town or city in Britain and this tour shows you a selection of the finest and most unique.

King's Manor
A unique chance to visit this one-time royal palace, see its former state apartments and cellars not open to the public, and hear its turbulent history. It has variously been an Abbot's residence, a royal palace visited by Henry VIII, James I and Charles I, a girls’ boarding school (where Anne Lister of Shibden hall had her first romantic attachment), a school for blind children, and is currently part of the University of York, housing the Department of Archaeology and other centres.

Find out more about these tours and more at the Yorkwalk website.

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