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One of the best ways to explore York is on foot.
If you’re planning on doing something a little different, there is always more to see in the city.

Discover the main landmarks and hidden gems at your own pace and learn about the history of York on a self-guided walk.

Step into the medieval streets and discover the stories of York’s historical past. Offering a unique way to explore the touristy hotspots, from solving murder mystery trails to virtual city experiences, there’s something for everyone.

Follow in the footsteps of York’s famous characters and discover some of the most gruesome and ghoulish sites in Europe’s most haunted city. Immerse yourself in a virtual world which is a fun way to interact with the city. Ideal for a brilliant trip out, you can certainly make a day of it!

Trails are instantly downloadable to your smartphone or tablet device so you can get out exploring right away!

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