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Our Tours

Each tour is custom designed to fit around you - from where you meet your guide to each stop you will discover. Say for example you're booked for lunch afterwards we'll make sure to finish the tour right outside the restaurant.

Our guides focus on proving a friendly and engaging atmosphere, combined with our extensive knowledge and passion for York, which we love to share!

All tours are the same price (with big discounts for the kids!), if you know which tour you want to do just let us know in the order notes, we'll be in touch anyway so you can always change your mind closer to the time.

We offer discounts for larger groups so please contact us to get the very best price

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Ghost Hunt

Famous for being the most haunted city in the world. our award winning private tours combine history with extensively researched, genuinely eerie supernatural events, from Roman Soldiers to Tudor Queens, exploring some of the hidden parts of York usually missed by visitors. We always suggest doing this tour at night but as with all of our tours we’ll start at a time to suit you!

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Walls and Castles

York is the only city in the world where it is still possible to see Roman, Dark Age, Viking, Medieval and Tudor defences, all in one place. Learn the extraordinary history behind the world heritage status walls, and the city they have protected for over 2000 years.

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Viking Tour

From raiders to conquest to empire building, the Vikings transformed York (Jorvik) from an isolated Northern settlement into the richest city in their empire, the centre of its own independent Kingdom of the North. Learn the history of the most famous Vikings and how their legacy is alive and well over a thousand years later.

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Roman Tour

Founded by the Romans, York (Eboracum) was the most northerly legionnary fortress anywhere in the Roman empire, eventually becoming the capital of Northern Britannia, including seeing 2 emperors died and one was proclaimed here, Visit some of the key sites and see the fortress brough back to life with our exclusive 3D reconstructions.

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Robin Hood Tour

Following over 2 years of research, we are proud to announce our new tour, discussing both the truth behind the legend as well as the ballads themselves, why all is not quite as it seems, and how they continue to fascinate us today. Visit many of the key sites from the Robin Hood legends including the site of the house of Robin Hood!

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Romantic Tour

Perfect for valentines, or just a surprise gift for your partner. With your own private tour guide, explore the city, discovering the sites of some of the more romantic (and spooky) events to have taken place around the city. We suggest doing this tour in the evening

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Christmas Tour

York takes on a magically festive feel in the lead up to Christmas. Discover the history of the festival itself, how the ‘creator’ of modern Christmas, Charles Dickens, was inspired for a Christmas Carol whilst staying here, and how Christmas has evolved down the ages

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