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"First time in England, and so much to see. Had a wonderful time in York, and so much history and culture to discover. Thanks for helping us make sense of this amazing countryā€¯
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Curious AboutYork is a North Yorkshire city with more miles of intact walls surrounding it than any other city in England. Inside the walls you'll find an abundance of things to see and do, making it one of the most must-go-to cities in the UK. There's superb shopping, a market, a tangle of meandering streets including the Shambles which dates back over 900 years with a richness of overhanging, timber-framed buildings. There are creative museums, beautiful gardens, the busy River Ouse, a 13th century palace, street entertainment, art galleries, and staggeringly beautiful architecture. And amidst it all there the magnificence of York Minster, overlooking the city, with foundations routed in the nation's earliest history.
Take our fabulous walks of discovery, and have fun finding answers to clues which tell you more, whilst reading our stories about the most interesting facts.

First Walk
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Minster to Shambles

Initially take a walk in a park as you circle York’s magnificent Minster, before entering the city’s narrow streets and lanes with quirky shops and plentiful restaurants. Then disappear up a narrow footpath to an ancient, secret church, before meandering round some little-known byways. Finally, it’s back to tourist York, and the Shambles, a famously narrow, old-world street with overhanging, timber-framed buildings
(1.1 miles / 1.8 kms).

Second Walk
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Shambles to Museum Gardens

From York’s timeworn lanes this walk leads you past contemporary shops, mingled with ancient history. Next it’s out of the bustling centre, past the imposing Minster again, and out through an ancient gateway where a knocker was installed so passing Scots could request entry to the city! Now walk beside Abbey walls, before entering the splendid Museum Gardens with its host of intriguing attractions
(0.8 miles 1.3 kms).

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Or try York 2 (Museum Gardens to Clifford's Tower via the River Ouse)

You may also be interested in: City of York or Find York Accommodation

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We're developing walks in new locations all the time.
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