The Wizard Walk Of York - Five-Star Family Fun!
The most MAGICAL ticket in town!
The Magic Hatter brings his award-winning entertainment to the streets, with The Wizard Walk of York. Booking at wizardwalkofyork.com
“Best tour in York!” - J. Howard “An absolute MUST!” - Kelly S. “Fab wizard, fab walk, fab family fun!” – Lynz. C
WINNER ‘Best Tour of York’ – Little Vikings Awards 2023
Join The Wizard of York for five-star rated family fun, on a quest to find magical creatures as you wand-er the alleys and snickelways of this enchanting city. A wonderfully whimsical tour that wizard fans will go Potty for!
Spellbinding magic, comedy and a dash of York’s history! Ideal for ages 5-10 but suitable for the whole family, a magical alternative to the many ghost walks in York. No spooky ghosts, no scary stories…this tour focuses on FUN over frights!
Wizard Wand Kits are also available. A handcrafted wand and instructions for seven tricks that young witches and wizards can learn at home. Includes a FREE printable certificate!
Walks run on selected evenings, starting from the bottom of The Shambles opposite The Golden Fleece. Pre-booking required.
To check days, times and book online visit the wizarding website at www.wizardwalkofyork.com. Early booking recommended.
Magic Hatter Entertainments have over 10 years experience delivering magical, memorable birthdays – and now offers Wizard Walks for magical parties too. Private bookings are available for all sort of groups including:
• Beavers, Cubs and Scouts
• Rainbows, Brownies and Guides
“The best party ever apparently, and it’s been the talk of the class this week!” – R. Brown
You can follow at www.facebook.com/wizardwalkofyork and www.instagram.com/wizardwalkofyork for all the latest magical news, updates and special offers!
Association of Voluntary Guides
Meeting daily outside York City Art Gallery next to the fountains. Free guided walking tours of the city. Leaving from Exhibition Square at various times. avgyork.co.uk
"We took the walk on 2nd Feb, Steven was a very well informed guide making it interesting and enjoyable we learnt a lot. I would recommend it to anyone".
York Cat Trail - Discover the historic York Cat Trail.
Free fun for all the family, this trail is based on cats that appear on buildings around the city centre. It has been designed to ensure that you see not only the cats of York, but also the most interesting and beautiful parts of our city. Highlights along the way include the Museum Gardens, Clifford's Tower and York Minster plus a walk down the Shambles and on the City Walls. The trail should take around 1 hour to complete. Pickup a your trail map at The Cat Gallery shop - 45 Low Petergate, YO1 7HT Print your trail map here
York Lucky Cats located at 34 Shambles also have a 'Fabulous York Cat Trail' which you can follow. (www.yorkluckycats.co.uk)
The World Tour of York
Meet in St Helens Square, (opposite Bettys Tea Rooms).
Look for the Black and Gold Uniform. Booking essential.
Also Available - Tailor made guided walking tours for groups and individuals. Please check here first: (exploringyork.com)
Curious About York- Quirky Heritage Walks
(Re)-discover York with our quirky, heritage walks.
Are you curious about York? Looking for an affordable, unusual and quirky activity which gets you out in the fresh air whatever the weather? Take one of our self-guided walks with a treasure hunt theme – looping around the better-known sights, as well as some of the more unusual and quirky ones, which combined make York an amazing place to explore!
You’ll get detailed directions, a map, clues (with answers in the back!), and some interesting snippets about the history of York and the people that have shaped it.
Buy in printed booklet or instant download format (to use instantly on your mobile device or to print at home) from https://www.curiousabout.co.uk/york.html and explore in your own time.
Enter code: WhatsOn20 at checkout for 20% off all Curious About Walks. Other nearby walks include:
Curious About York2
Curious About Harrogate
Curious About Leeds
Curious About Ripon