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FREE FUN IN YORK... aka The Fabulous York Cat Trail provides both visitors and locals with the opportunity to find and photo the numerous statues of cats which are on York's old buildings. These were put there to frighten away rats and mice. The...more
All reviews glass shop treasure hunt lucky cats cat lovers great fun free activity architectural details cat related couple of hours window sill a lot of fun city centre walking tour few hours leaflet statues clues
We recently visited York for the weekend and on our to do list was to do the York Cat Trail. Such great fun and a great way to see York. As others have said some of the statues are easy to find and others a...More
Walking tour, like a treasure trail, with clues and instructions to follow, finding 23 cat statues on walls, buildings, balconies, ledges and windowsills. The trail takes you around the centre of York so there's plenty to see as you search for the cats. Remember to...More
Took myself and granddaughter on the cat trail and we had a real fun time. We popped into a couple of shops and a coffee bar that broke the couple of hours up nicely. Some of the cats were quite easy to find but then...More
Living near to York I often come to the city and visit the same places over and over. I was advised to try out the cat trail recently and had a brilliant day with the family exploring parts of the city I had never seen....More
My friend took me for my birthday and it really was quite excellent.... the naan bread with Yorkshire cheese was a first for me and I highly recommend it! Great service and great ambiance.... look forward to my return!
My wife picked up a leaflet for the cat walk from our hotel, and I immediately rolled my eyes. I could see how today was going to pan out: I would be dragged around York looking for some stupid statues and having a thoroughly miserable...More
We happened across a flyer in the hotel for the Lucky Cat Trail. There’s also a store called ‘York Glass Store’ that sells glass cat figurines among other things - I think they are the ones who put the trail together. All over York, there...More
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I think it largely depends on the number and ages of the children you're with, and how busy York is. You can easily just do some of the clues, we spent a good 30 minutes following the trail, did some shopping and found... More
I think it largely depends on the number and ages of the children you're with, and how busy York is. You can easily just do some of the clues, we spent a good 30 minutes following the trail, did some shopping and found quite a few more. We began earlier in the day when it was quiet.
Thank you for the kind comment. As one of the people who put the original tour together over ten years ago, it's really lovely to see that the tour and Cats in York website lives on after having to move away from York and... More
Thank you for the kind comment. As one of the people who put the original tour together over ten years ago, it's really lovely to see that the tour and Cats in York website lives on after having to move away from York and that it continues to give people such joy.