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3 Fairway, Clifton, York YO30 5QA, England
+44 1904 622303
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Essential York, lots of interesting facts, great value!

We had a great morning on the essential walk. James was very friendly and welcoming, there was only... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Good Goth.

Our guide Chris Kelly took us on the most interesting and informative guided walk we've ever done... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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3 Fairway, Clifton, York YO30 5QA, England
+44 1904 622303
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great morning on the essential walk. James was very friendly and welcoming, there was only the two of us waiting at the gates for the tour to start and we weren't sure if it would go ahead, we were grateful it did!...More

Thank travelbugyolo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our guide Chris Kelly took us on the most interesting and informative guided walk we've ever done. He was full of local anecdotes and historic facts and took us to areas of the city we never of knew about. Excellent.

Thank Beer-Finder
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

Especially in sunshine but also on overclouded days this is a great way of getting your bearings in York and reimagining the past. York is so steeped in history that any review here cannot do it justice. The walls themselves are well preserved and it's...More

Thank SticklerForTruth
Reviewed 8 October 2017

We did the Essential Walk as we thought this would cover everything - which it did. Our guide said the walk would last approx. 2 hours, he went over and above and the walk lasted 2.5 hours. He was a great guide and very informative,...More

Thank Tracey D
Reviewed 18 September 2017

I heartily recommend this tour. We were lucky to find ourselves at the right place at the right time - 2.15pm on a Saturday outside the museum garden gates, when Chris was about to kick off his tour. It was a really informative, interesting and...More

Thank Nick S
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

My wife and I were lucky enough to get a guided tour from James today. He was so knowledgeable about York and history in general. He set the elements of Yorks history in context historically, talked enthusiastically and with great passion about the City where...More

Thank Ian P
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

We waited along with a dozen or so others for the morning tour. After about 20 minutes someone called the company, who informed the caller that the tour had been canceled. Doesn't get much worse than that! Frustrating as that was, the worst thing was...More

Thank LarkSkates
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Extremely in-depth information on minor points. We found ourselves trying to get the guide to move on. Was hoping hoping for an overview of the city and it wasn't that. This time, we got what we paid for.

Thank JenniferSc88
Reviewed 26 August 2017

My girlfriend and I were the only ones at 10.30hr, so we had the joy of having this half guide/half theatre actor to ourselves for almost three hours! Full of enthusiasm, full of knowledge about this beautiful city. Highly recommended!

Thank Henrivdgriendt v
Reviewed 11 August 2017

Despite my being the only customer who turned up, Chris decided to take me round the Secret York tour anyway, and it was a fascinating and enjoyable afternoon. I have been round York many times and have seen most of the obvious places, so I...More

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