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York Secrets & Legends Tour

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The York Secrets & Legends Tour is a unique, fun and fascinating walking tour where you will discover secret places as well as uncover little-known tales from the history of the City.

Where in York do you need to kiss so stay together forever? Where can you find the most haunted house in York? Which street was voted the most picturesque in Britain? Why is York the second capital of England?

Ghosts, Harry Potter, kings, giants, chocolate and even unicorns! There is something new and interesting for everyone whether you are local, tourist, adult or child.

Follow Maria on this journey to learn about all of this and even more!

“Still round the corner, there may wait, a new road or a secret gate.” J. R. R. Tolkien

About This Deal

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Stop At: Exhibition Square, York England

The Starting Point. Here will be a fun introduction to York.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: King's Manor, The Kings Manor Exhibition Square University of York, York YO1 7EP England

We will look at a historic building and the mysteries of the royal coat of arms.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Minster Yard, York YO1 7JF England

We will talk about the history of the Minster, its local legends and impressive facts about the Cathedral.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Stonegate, York YO1 8AW England

This step is about the general history of this street and its intriguing shop signs.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: St. Helen's Square, City Centre, York YO1 8QN England

We will discuss the history of the square and its connection to the chocolate story of York.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: 11 Shambles, York YO1 7LZ England

We will find the statues of cats in York and learn about the history of the street.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Whip-Ma-Whop-Ma-Gate, York England

We will talk about the legends related to this street.

Duration: 5 minutes

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Please maintain a 1-2m distance to others throughout the tour. Masks are advised especially when walking on narrow streets and lanes. Groups are limited to 20 individuals.
  • Tour

1 hour 30 minutes

Return Details
Whip-Ma-Whop-Ma-Gate, York YO1 8BL, 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 Cat and Mouse Tours 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.