The historic Shambles Street. An iconic place of the city of York which is a stop on the Free Walking self-guided tour of Pandemic Tours. An incredible experience for users to enjoy free of charge.

York Self-Guided Walking Tour City Centre

Welcome to Jenny’s Self-Guided Tour around York! I will show you the top attractions and history hiding in plain sight in this beautiful city. This is an entertaining and informative experience for everyone to enjoy - whether you’re a local or a newcomer to the city.

During this amazing experience, you will learn about religion, roman conquerors, architecture, revolutions, the true (and known) history of Vikings and Harry Potter. You'll get the best recommendations of what to do and where to eat and much more. Also, you will learn everything there is to know about the important characters of the colourful history of York, including the most terrifying Viking Kings ever documented, who of course lived here in Jorvik.

Plus, this tour offers fantastic photo opportunities, the chance to walk at your own pace, and provides guidance on what to visit in the never-ending list of attractions of York. So plug in your headphones and tag along!

​We have a recommended route to follow on the map, however, you are free to take the route that suits you best. This tour is designed for you to do at your leisure.

This activity includes:

  • A lot of walking!

  • York Minster and the Liberty of St Peter

  • The City Walls and Gatehouses

  • St Mary’s Abbey and the Museum Gardens

  • The Shambles

  • Kings and Queens

  • York Castle

  • Roman Heritage

  • Viking Invasions

  • Catholic Saints and Martyrs

  • Hidden Gems

If you buy the tour here, you will receive an email with further instructions (check your spam!). You must download the app to start this amazing experience!

York Introduction (Jenny's Voice)
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