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Ghost Bus Tour of York

Ghost Bus Tour of York

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Delve into the dark recesses of York’s history on this evening ghost bus tour. With your spooky local guide, visit notorious local haunts of restless spirits, and pass eerie sites such as York Minster, Clifford’s Tower, and the grave of Dick Turpin, infamous highwayman and murderer. Throughout the tour, hear anecdotes and fascinating facts about York’s grisly past, and make key stops for a closer look at the city’s most haunted buildings. 
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$25.15
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$25.15
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Ouse River Sightseeing Cruise in York

Ouse River Sightseeing Cruise in York

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See the historic city of York from a different perspective during a 45-minute or 1-hour cruise on the Ouse River. Relax during a leisurely sail, accompanied by commentary that details the history and culture of York, and enjoy unobstructed views of landmarks such as Clifford’s Tower and the York Museum and Gardens. Choose from several departure times to suit your schedule.
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  • 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$16.70
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$16.70
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York Walls Private Walking Tour

York Walls Private Walking Tour

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Uncover the medieval marvels of historic York on a bespoke walking tour with a private guide. Learn about York’s rich history as you walk around the centuries-old walls, pose for photos with a backdrop of the city or visit the wall museums (not included). Your private tour is yours to customize as you please, so you could also pay a visit to York Castle, stroll down the atmospheric The Shambles or take a peek inside the magnificent York Minster.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$76.84
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$76.84
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The Bloody Tour of York - Tourism Award Winner 2020

The Bloody Tour of York - Tourism Award Winner 2020

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Skip the standard group tours and enjoy an alternative history of York during this award-winning, immersive guided tour of the city. Pass by top attractions—such as the Shambles and Jorvik Viking Centre—as you listen to your guide tell tales of witches, queens, and murderers that you wouldn’t hear on most other tours.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Taking safety measures
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$16.77
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$16.77
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Guided walk by The Ghost Hunt of York: Outstanding entertainment
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Guided walk by The Ghost Hunt of York: Outstanding entertainment

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The Ghost Hunt of York offers an evening, walking ghost tour of York`s haunted locations. Whatever the weather and always on time, the Victorian guide with his frock coat, top hat and Gladstone bag manifests at the strike of half past seven at the bottom of Shambles, England's most famous mediaeval street. Ringing his death bell he gathers the awaiting ghost hunters and leads on to York`s darker side. The Ghost Hunt presents classic York ghost stories in a captivating style, no tardy tales of tedium but intelligent, energetic accounts from a guide with a predilection for fun and entertainment, illustrating the narrative with props and illusion. It is a journey that takes your emotions from horror to hilarity. The ghostly guide puts the crowd up to practical jokes and comic re-enactment in hysterical moments of audience participation.
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  • 1 hour to 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$14.33
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$14.33
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Shadows of York: Voted Best Small Attraction in York
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Shadows of York: Voted Best Small Attraction in York

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See a spookier side to York without the worry of getting lost during this guided ghost walk around the streets and snickelways (alleys) of the medieval city. Listen to your guide tell tales of York’s tragic past that you wouldn’t otherwise hear, ask questions along the way to learn more, and enjoy an atypical introduction to the city.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$12.57
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$12.57
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City Sightseeing York Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

City Sightseeing York Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

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Journey back in time on a hop-on hop-off bus tour of York, England’s quintessential medieval town. Your flexible 24-hour ticket enables you build a custom itinerary of York’s main attractions such as The Stonebow, Clifford’s Tower, Museum Gardens and more. With unobstructed views from the open-top viewing deck and 20 possible stops around town, you have the best of the city at your fingertips.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$22.35
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$22.35
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A Fatal Feud - An Immersive Treasure Hunt Murder Mystery - The Secret City

A Fatal Feud - An Immersive Treasure Hunt Murder Mystery - The Secret City

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Immerse yourself in historic sights and obscure quirks as you solve riddles and progress on your treasure hunt style adventure. Once your tale starts you’ll unravel cryptic clues to unlock the hidden path to a location within walking distance. Decode the clue and search nearby to find the answer. All on your mobile phone using Telegram available on all app stores (like Whatsapp!). --"We had a great time, seeing some interesting hidden gems and generally 'observing' more than you normally do!" --"This was great fun for a sunny day out! Right mix of hard and difficult questions and a good walk too :)" --"A lot of fun - we've done a lot of these and this was up there as one of the best" --"Just completed the York trail - great fun walking round the city!! Really enjoyed it thanks." * Please be aware that this route involves the York wall, which has steps that aren't suitable for wheelchair access and requires lifting a stroller. *
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$24.45
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Ouse River 1-Hour Early Evening Cruise from York
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Ouse River 1-Hour Early Evening Cruise from York

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See the historic city of York from a different perspective during an Ouse River cruise. Setting off in the early evening, sail past ancient landmarks and quaint riverside villages, all the while learning about the area’s Roman and Viking heritage. Keep warm in the heated saloon, where alcoholic drinks, warm beverages, and snacks can be purchased at your own expense.
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  • 1 hour
  • Taking safety measures
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$17.46
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$17.46
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Self Drive Boat Hire in York

Self Drive Boat Hire in York

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Take the helm of your own boat and explore the river that brought the Vikings to the beautiful City of York by hiring a self-drive boat. They are fantastic fun, safe and easy to drive. Suitable for up to 6 passengers.
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  • 1 hour
  • Taking safety measures
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$55.88
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Guided Bike Tour in York
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Guided Bike Tour in York

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With beautiful architecture and medieval history, York is widely considered among England’s must-see cities—but pounding the sidewalks on foot takes time and effort. On this tour, hop into the saddle and spin through the city streets by bicycle, and hit top attractions like York Minster with ease. Follow safe routes inside and outside the ancient city walls, with your guide bringing York’s colorful Roman and Viking history to life.
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  • 2 hours to 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$35.26
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$35.26

Skip the Line: Bridlington Birds of Prey and Animal Park Ticket

Skip the Line: Bridlington Birds of Prey and Animal Park Ticket

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Located in East Yorkshire, Bridlington Birds of Prey and Animal Park is home to dozens of exotic bird species and birds of prey, as well as animals ranging from meerkats and alpacas to iguanas and wallabies. Book your tickets in advance, and you’ll have access to the park’s 21 acres of habitat zones; can attend daily feedings, displays, and other educational presentations; and can even upgrade to have park keeper-guided meet-and-greet opportunities with the animals.
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  • 4 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$10.58
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$10.58

York Afternoon Tea Cruise
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York Afternoon Tea Cruise

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Combine two activities in one—a leisurely river cruise, plus traditional afternoon tea—on this sightseeing tour. Board the Captain James Cook in central York, and wend your way down the River Ouse. As you go, admire the city’s scenic riverbanks while also indulging in finger sandwiches, scones and pastries, plus tea and coffee (upgrade to add a prosecco accompaniment to your afternoon tea). You’ll also see the opulent Bishopthorpe Palace, home to the Archbishop of York.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Taking safety measures
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$39.82
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$39.82
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Private Self-Guided Treasure Hunt around York - Gardens and Guildhalls

Private Self-Guided Treasure Hunt around York - Gardens and Guildhalls

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A fun and different way to see York! Solve satisfying clues and follow beautiful maps sent to your phones. Spot things other people take for granted! You’ll learn interesting facts and stories. Everything is outdoors and you can do social distancing.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$13.96
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$13.96

York Lunch Cruise
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York Lunch Cruise

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Combine your sightseeing with a delicious meal when you explore York via lunchtime river cruise. Board the Captain James Cook—one of the largest vessels on the River Ouse—and set sail from King’s Staith Landing. You’ll enjoy a 2-course buffet lunch, plus tea or coffee. As you go, admire the sights from the water, learn more about York's highlights from the skipper’s commentary, and even glimpse Bishopthorpe Palace: home to the Archbishop of York.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Taking safety measures
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$41.91
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$41.91
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70-Minute York Evening River Cruise

70-Minute York Evening River Cruise

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Set sail on a romantic evening cruise along the Ouse River and see York’s historic landmarks from the water. Sip a glass of Prosecco or non-alcholic beverage (depending on the ticket option) as you glide past the illuminated city skyline, and admire the riverside parks and buildings lit up by the boat’s floodlights.
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  • 1 hour 10 minutes
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$20.96
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$20.96
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Evening Dinner Cruise
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Evening Dinner Cruise

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Wine and dine on this wonderful evening dinner cruise on the Ouse, enjoy an informative and entertaining commentary and even have a dance to the background music. Your evening begins the moment you step aboard as a friendly waiter serves a delicious starter accompanied by a glass of house wine. As you sail through the city your Captain will entertain you with a sightseeing commentary, interspersed with background music that accompanies your delicious three course dinner, followed by a choice of tea or coffee and chocolates. Your meal is cooked fresh on board by our experienced caterers. And enjoyed whilst taking in the sights of the river in York and beyond by night. We also sail past Bishopthorpe Palace, the official riverside residence of His Grace the Archbishop of York.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Taking safety measures
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$62.87
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$62.87
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Private Day Trip to Whitby and the North York Moors from York

Private Day Trip to Whitby and the North York Moors from York

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The North Yorkshire Moors National Park is one of England’s most enchanting destinations, but it can be hard to get around without your own transport. This private full-day tour from York includes a visit to the seaside town of Whitby, a steam train ride across the wild Yorkshire Moors, and stops in traditional market towns such as Pickering and Helmsley.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$551.85
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$551.85
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The Great Tale - Immersive Treasure Hunt Adventure in York - The Secret City

The Great Tale - Immersive Treasure Hunt Adventure in York - The Secret City

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You'll be immersed in historic sights and obscure quirks as you solve riddles and progress on your treasure hunt style adventure through York. Once your tale starts, you’ll unravel cryptic clues to unlock the hidden path to a location within walking distance. Work as a team to decode the clue and search nearby to find the answer. All on your mobile phone using Telegram or Whatsapp (free on all app stores).
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$50.78
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$50.78
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Full-Day Heartbeat Locations Tour from York

Full-Day Heartbeat Locations Tour from York

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Uncover the charms of 1960s Yorkshire on a full-day tour from York, visiting film locations from classic British TV show Heartbeat. Admire the rugged scenery of the North Yorkshire Moors, get a taste of local life in villages like Pickering and Goathland, and visit the seaside resort of Whitby, also famous for its Dracula connections. Along the way, visit Heartbeat locations like Aidensfield Station, Bernie Scripps Garage and Funeral Parlour; stop for a drink at the Aidensfield Arms pub (own expense) and tuck into traditional fish and chips (own expense).
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$69.85
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$69.85
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York - The BIG Scavenger Hunt Adventure

York - The BIG Scavenger Hunt Adventure

App led Travel Scavenger Hunt Experience - Over 100 Destinations & Challenges - Win Prizes, Kid Friendly, Avoid Crowds, Hidden Gems - Start anytime you want, with 24 Hour Access (permitted on 1 device) - 100% Free Cancellation Our York themed scavenger hunt is a truly innovative way to explore. Simple to use, great fun, and the best way to discover places and experiences you may never find alone. It takes the stress out of planning your itinerary and day trips, and is a perfect blend of challenge, fun and learning. Utilising seamless GPS technology, this is a brand-new way to travel and explore, taking you off-the-beaten-path to discover places you may never find alone. It is simple to use, great fun, and the perfect addition to any day out.
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  • 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$20.94
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Ultimate Full Day Lake District Tour by Rail & Minivan: 10 Lakes 4 Mountain Pass

Ultimate Full Day Lake District Tour by Rail & Minivan: 10 Lakes 4 Mountain Pass

This tour takes you to: • Lake Windermere • Kirkstone Inn • Kirkstone Pass • Brothers Water • Patterdale • Glenridding • Ullswater • Lake Cruise on Ullswater. • Castlerigg stone circle • Lakeside at Keswick • Surprise View • Ashness Bridge • Honister Mine • Honister Pass • Buttermere • Crummock Water  • Moss Force waterfall • Thirlmere • Dunmail Raise • Grasmere • Rydal Water
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  • 8 hours
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$184.42
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What people are saying about Outdoor Activities in York

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Ghost Bus Tour of York
"We loved the whole experience and the interactive tour guide. It’s a absolute must for any tourist that visits York !"..."
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Ouse River Sightseeing Cruise in York
"Relaxing on the river in the brilliant sunshine listening to the narrator inform about the history of Harrogate"..."
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York Walls Private Walking Tour
"Dave was extraordinarily knowledgeable and I really appreciated the detail he provided. He painted some wonderful historical scenes and did his best to make it an immersive experience."..."
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The Bloody Tour of York - Tourism Award Winner 2020
"What a fantastic experience well worth the money. Alice remembers every one’s name and got the group interacting which made it really good fun."..."
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Guided walk by The Ghost Hunt of York: Outstanding entertainment
"A very enjoyable evening. The guide was funny and loud enough for everyone to hear. The stories were interesting and the crowd was well involved"..."
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Shadows of York: Voted Best Small Attraction in York
"Fun, informative with an excellent host. Really enjoyed the history behind the stories and the tour."..."
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City Sightseeing York Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour
"Great way to see the city and the main attractions. Buses are very regular so very little waiting around at stops. Buses with 'real life' guides are great as get lots of information and great interactive experience. Great value as tickets are valid for 24 hrs so can use over 2 days If desired. Very much enjoyed our journeys."..."
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A Fatal Feud - An Immersive Treasure Hunt Murder Mystery - The Secret City
"It was a very informative adventure add a really great time doing it and you got to see York in more ways that you could imagine"..."
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Ouse River 1-Hour Early Evening Cruise from York
"Was a lovely experience the staff where great, drinks a good price aswell, remember to take a coat gets a bit chilly"..."
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Self Drive Boat Hire in York
"Great trip, well worth the money. The guy working was excellent, explained everything quickly and clearly. Out and out great thing to do in York!"..."
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Guided Bike Tour in York
"2 adults, a 16 year old and a 10 year old and we all had a great time. Cecil and Claire very knowledgeable and great hosts."..."
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Skip the Line: Bridlington Birds of Prey and Animal Park Ticket
"Amazing from start to finish, we got to feed and stroke lots of animals and the owl show was fantastic. We will definitely be returning."..."
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York Afternoon Tea Cruise
"The staff on board were friendly and attentive. The sandwiches and cakes were delicious. Captain Kris was informative and knowledgable throughout the tour. He went above and beyond, welcoming all tourists personally when boarding the cruise. He took time to ask and check in with each and every person. A very relaxing and enjoyable outing!"..."
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Private Self-Guided Treasure Hunt around York - Gardens and Guildhalls
"I have always lived in York, but I still found places I had never seen. It’s a good basis for a day in Town."..."
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York Lunch Cruise
"Whole experience was just lovey. Food was restaurant style just needed some fans on upper deck as it became a bit styfuling. Views were beautiful. And skipper (Chris) was very informertive"..."
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70-Minute York Evening River Cruise
"Had a really lovely time, it was a nice chilled end to the evening even in the rain! The staff were all great! Definitely woth doing when in york.😊"..."
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Evening Dinner Cruise
"Very friendly,great food and drink with background music and great views. Would highly recommend if visiting york"..."
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Full-Day Heartbeat Locations Tour from York
"We thoroughly enjoyed the day trip! It was so nice to visit familiar locations from Heartbeat series, and Whitby especially offered a lot."..."

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