If you are looking for things to do in York then why not take a guided tour along the city walls with this brilliant guidebook?

If you are already in York then you can buy the book for £5.99 in the Visit York Information Centre:

1 Museum Street, York YO1 7DT


Or you can buy the paperback book from Amazon.co.uk here

You can buy the Kindle version here.

Visiting York - A Walking Guide to York's City Walls

For customers in the United States:

Buy the printed book from Amazon.com here

Download the Kindle version here


 A Walking Guide to York’s City Walls by Simon Mattam

When visiting historic York one of its must-see attractions are the ancient city defensive walls. They are the most complete city walls in England which you can not only admire but actually walk on! In fact you can make a complete circuit around the city, stopping to admire the imposing city gates and fine views of the city.

This detailed walking guide takes you on a tour of the 700 year old city walls . As well as giving practical step-by-step guidance on the route and what to look out for along the way, it is filled with the history, events and people that have played a part in York’s long and colourful past.

See York from a new angle and make sure you don’t miss what others walk straight past!

  • find your way around when visiting York with detailed hand-drawn maps of each section
  • ensure you know what you are looking at with numerous photographs throughout
  • read about York Minster and the beautiful gardens the Walls overlook
  • suggestions for places to stop for refreshment breaks throughout
  • detours from the Walls to places of interest nearby are suggested throughout

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If you are in Europe you can also buy from your local Amazon website by searching for the ISBN 9780992900205.