Tours in York

Need a guided tour of the city? There’s plenty of options for you, whether you want to walk or travel by bus or boat.

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York Minster

The York Minster is northern Europe’s greatest gothic cathedral. It’s current building is around 800 years old and is constantly been conserved and restored. The cathedral itself is open to the public and puts on a number of services every week as well as regular events.

0 metres from the Minster.
Deangate, Minster Yd, York, YO1 7HH

York Sightseeing Bus

No city is complete without an open topped tour bus, and York is no exception. With it’s vast history, why not take a tour of the many historic sights and attraction our city has to offer with the York Sightseeing Bus. There are 16 stops around the city.

347 metres from the Minster.
Exhibition Square, York, North Yorkshire YO1 7EW, United Kingdom


The Yorkboat sails daily between February and November and gives you an entertaining and informative guided tour of York via the River Ouse.

436 metres from the Minster.
York River Boat Cruises t/a YorkBoat, The Boatyard, Lendal Bridge, York, YO1 7DP

City Walls

The City Walls is the wall that surrounds the city of York, it’s normally open to the public everyday from 8am to dusk except on Christmas day and when there is a risk of ice.

498 metres from the Minster.
City Walls, York, York, York YO1, UK

Richard III Experience at Monk Bar

Monk Bar is one of four major fortified gateways on York’s city walls. It was built in several stages, beginning in the early 14th century, when the threat from a hostile Scotland was particularly great. Its top storey was added in 1484 during the reign of Richard III.

532 metres from the Minster.
6 Goodramgate, York, North Yorkshire YO1 7LQ, United Kingdom