4.5 star rating: Recommended 49 Reviews

Add your review

  • Address: York, North Yorkshire, England

York ATTRACTIONS See all

York City Walls

Once stretching 2.5 miles around the ancient city, today the well-preserved ruins of the York City Walls trace the periphery of the modern city center, encompassing many of York’s top attractions. Originally erected in Roman times, the remaining walls today date back to the 13th and 14th centuries and include four ‘bars’ (gatehouses), where tollbooths once taxed entrants to the city. Although only 3 main sections of the walls remain, interlinked by footpaths, walking the walls is a popular pastime for visitors to the city and clambering up the ramparts affords spectacular city views.

Starting from Micklegate Bar, the ceremonial entrance to the city once used by Royal visitors, a walk around the walls takes in highlights like the Museum Gardens, York Minster, the York Castle Museum, Clifford’s Tower and the Monk Bar, which now houses the Richard III Museum.

Tours & Tickets

See all

City Sightseeing York Hop-On Hop-Off Tour, York, null
TVRM_SORTED : false ESSENTIAL : ADMISSION :

City Sightseeing York Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

4.5 star rating: Recommended 282 Reviews

There is no better way to see York than on a double-decker City Sightseeing hop-on hop-off bus! See top York attractions on this comprehensive sightseeing ...  Read more

Location: York, United Kingdom
Duration: 1 day (approx.)

From USD $17.16
Bespoke Walking Tour of York Walls, York, Hop-on Hop-off Tours
TVRM_SORTED : false ESSENTIAL : ADMISSION :

Bespoke Walking Tour of York Walls

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 4 Reviews

Your own personalised tour guide, taking you on a spectacular trip round the world famous city walls! You are provided a unique guided tour experience - you ...  Read more

Location: York, United Kingdom
Duration: Flexible

From USD $65.99
Private Ghost Tour of York, York, Custom Private Tours
TVRM_SORTED : false ESSENTIAL : ADMISSION :

Private Ghost Tour of York

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 4 Reviews

Let your own personalised tour guide take you on a spectacular trip round this world famous city at night. You are provided a unique guided tour experience and ...  Read more

Location: York, United Kingdom
Duration: 2 hours (approx.)

From USD $65.99

See all

Viator uses cookies to improve your experience on our website. Learn more about how we use cookies and how to change your cookie settings | Close message