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Footprints Tours York

49 Stonegate, York YO1 8AW, England
+44 20 7558 8706
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Guide was a no show after confirmed tour

Booked the tour for Saturday morning @ 11am in good faith. [those who use "free walking tours" will... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Strachp
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Forfar, United Kingdom
REALY GREAT TOUR!

Mariona our guide was wonderful! She showed us all the important spots of the city and the little... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Anna c
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Footprints Tours is now doing a FREE tour in York with History students from York University! Our guides provide fun and interesting walking tours of York, covering it's traditional history, along with the slightly more bizarre aspects. We also run a unique York pub tour; an education in intoxication!
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“two hours” (18 reviews)
“free tour” (14 reviews)
“great tour” (14 reviews)
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49 Stonegate, York YO1 8AW, England
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+44 20 7558 8706
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked the tour for Saturday morning @ 11am in good faith. [those who use "free walking tours" will know these are not free as there is a commercial transaction once the tour is complete]. In my experience the guide will ask for a reasonable and...More

Thank Strachp
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Mariona our guide was wonderful! She showed us all the important spots of the city and the little fun local facts! I would totally recommend this tour to anyone! Thank you very much.

Thank Anna c
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Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

It may be free so not the worst, but it's annoying that no guide bothered to show up. Even with the world cup it's unacceptable.

Thank Alex M
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Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

Irmine (hopefully correct name) was an excellent tour guide for our 2 hour free walking tour. She was funny, informative and kept the group together on a very busy hot day in York. Tour took you through all the main sights and gave an excellent...More

Thank Rebecca H
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Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

Irmine who was our walking tour guide did an excellent job in explaining the sights and history of York. For such a beautiful and historical city it would be a shame to not learn about its history. Would totally recommend this tour as a must...More

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Reviewed 8 May 2018

Irmine (Hopefully it is spelled properly, archaeological student from France) was our guide on 5th May 2018, she showed us the best places in York with wonderful explanation of everything, what happened along history, with different versions of what happened and much passion about everything...More

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Reviewed 30 April 2018

Our tour guide was a lovely French girl (sorry totally forgot her name), she is an archeology student and was very knowledgeable of history. We had a great experience walking around York, the walking tour is the best way to explore and learn. I cannot...More

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Thank Zhana B
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Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

Went on this 2 hour free walking tour of York guided by a delightful archaeology student. She showed and talked to us about things in York that we would definitely have missed if left to our own devices! Tips are discretionary at the end of...More

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Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

We had just arrived in York for a mini break, and this was the perfect way to discover the city. Irmine was a fantastic tour guide, and she was polite enough at the beginning to apologise for her French accent, but I can assure you...More

Thank James W
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Reviewed 13 February 2018

This tour is fascinating. James was so knowledgeable and not afraid to admit it when he didn't know the answer to one of our questions. Bet he does now! Seems like the sort of bloke who would go out of his way to have all...More

Thank ozlanders
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