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Don't just visit, experience York with British Routes. A unique tour looking at all aspects of York's history and architecture. From the arrival of the Romans to the glory days of the Georgian wealthy, our guide will show you hidden streets, forgotten gems such as the many guilds of York, and Historic, Real Ale houses and churches hidden in plain sight. Uncover the truth behind some of Yorks more famous land marks, and take you to places sometimes missed by tourists, to ensure you really get to know York, its history and those who walked there before you.

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Pass By: York, York, North Yorkshire, England

Our guide will show you what makes York so unique, the Medieval walls and Gateways, the Minster, the ancient Shambles, Lantern towers, rivers and castle. See the grave of Dick Turpin and walk through 2000 years of the cities heritage follow in the footsteps of ancient tribes, Romans, Kings and Queens and some of histories most notorious. Our guides can also take you around the museums of your choice for an additional fee.

Pass By: Museum Gardens Museum Street, York YO1 7FR England

The beautiful gardens house the Roman Multangular tower and the ruins of one of Englands largest Abbeys. It is also the location of the Yorkshire Museum, home to Yorks Roman and Medieval history and much more!

Pass By: York Minster, Minster Yard Deangate, York YO1 7HH England

The largest Gothic Cathedral in Northern Europe, York Minster took 252 years too build. There are Minster guides inside, tours last an hour.

Pass By: Clifford's Tower, Tower Street, York YO1 9SA England

Walking around the Motte of the castle built in 1069, your guide will bring alive its bloody and dark secrets, walk in the grounds of what would have been on elf the finest castles in England.

Pass By: Merchant Adventurers' Hall, Fossgate, York YO1 9XD England

Walk down into the Medieval levels of the City and let our guide tell you about the richest Guild in York and the part the traders played in Yorks prosperity. Find out how important women were in this guild.

Stop At: Dick Turpin's Grave, 6 Leadmill Lane Corner George Street, York YO1 9QH England

The final resting place of the notorious Highwayman can be found in York, our guide will take you to his grave and tell you all about the life and Times of this villain.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: 11 Shambles, York YO1 7LZ England

The street of the Butchers, our guide will take to the shrine of St Margaret Clitheroe, and exploring with to uncover the secrets of one of Yorks oldest streets.

Duration: 10 minutes

Pass By: Walmgate Bar, 65 Walmgate, York YO1 9TZ England

The last surviving Barbican on a City wall in Britain. Find out about Henry the VIII's passage through this gate and explore the wall and guards house.

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Please check up to date Covid rules.
  • Free pick up within a 1 mile radius.

  • Alcoholic Beverages
  • Museum and attraction Entry fees. Price range £6 - £17

Departure Point
The Cathedral and Metropolitical Church of St Peter in York, Deangate, Minster Yd, York YO1 7HH, UK

Traveler pickup is offered
We pick up directly from nearby accommodation. Otherwise a specific meeting place will be given. You will be contacted regarding meeting places. Please mention a time you'd like your tour to start on the booking form.

Departure Time
Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. 2/3/2021 - 5/30/2022
Monday:09:30 AM - 06:00 PM
Tuesday:09:30 AM - 06:00 PM
Wednesday:09:30 AM - 06:00 PM
Thursday:09:30 AM - 08:00 PM
Friday:09:30 AM - 08:00 PM
Saturday:09:00 AM - 08:00 PM
Sunday:09:30 AM - 06:00 PM

2 to 3 hours

Return Details
York, UK

Voucher Info
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

The tour identified in this promotion is made available through Viator. Groupon is not affiliated with or sponsored by the British Routes Holidays Ltd in connection with this deal. Please contact Groupon customer service for all inquiries related to this offer. Inquiries placed to Viator will be directed back to Groupon.

This offer is not eligible for promo codes.

Fine Print

14-day cancellation rights do not apply; no refunds or exchanges permitted. Voucher valid only for date and time listed; may not be exchanged or redeemed for other dates. Purchaser name and phone number must be provided at checkout; this information will be shared with Viator and the tour operator for purposes of order fulfillment. Groupon promo codes may not be used for this offer. Groupon voucher Terms of Sale do not apply. See the tour operator's terms and conditions for this offer here.