The World Tour of York
11am and 2pm / Every Saturday / St. Helens Square.
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. exploringyork.com
Guy Fawkes Trail
A walk exploring the (several!) birthplaces and haunts of one of York's most infamous sons - Guy Fawkes of Gunpowder Plot fame.
Choccy and Sweetie Tour
York has played a big part in pleasing the sweet tooth. Hear the history of Terrys, Rowntrees & Cravens. See sweets being made and taste some delicious samples!
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 10.15 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)
Curious About York York City Centre, Starting: York Minster
Have fun discovering York with two, quirky, heritage walks with an optional treasure hunt. Buy in booklet or instant download format.
Are you curious about York? Looking for an 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 a fascinating place to explore!
You’ll get everything – detailed directions, maps, clues (with answers in the back!), and interesting snippets about the history of York and the people that have shaped it.
Buy in booklet or instant download format (to use on your mobile device or to print at home) and explore in your own time. One booklet is enough for four people of all ages to enjoy.
Enter code Press20 at checkout for a 20% discount on spend over £12
Also available is Curious About York 2 (half price with York 1) curiousabout.co.uk