York: Ultimate Self-guided walking tour with mobile app

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Discover the enchanting city of York through this extensive self-guided walking tour with the Tourific app. The best of York city tour, wall walk and ghost walk all combined into 1 tour with 18 stops


  • Best of city highlights, ghost stories and a short wall walk in one tour!
  • Discover fun facts like the origin of the names snickleways and shambles
  • Walk atop the York walls between 2 gates and take in the views
  • Listen to 3 tales of eerie and haunted happenings in York’s heart
  • Navigate without internet with the Tourific app & explore at your own pace


Embark on an enchanting one-of-a-kind journey through the charming city of York! The Tourific Ultimate York Walking Tour lets you in on the city's secrets and stories as you traverse its historic streets. This self-guided tour is ideal for those who are in York for a day and want to get a taste of everything that York has to offer while having the freedom to linger and dive deeper into the sites that capture their interest. Designed with insights from local historians and narrated by cutting-edge artificial intelligence, the tour spans just over 3 kilometers and takes about 2 hours to complete, though you might find yourself enchanted for several hours if you choose to explore the sites in depth. Start your adventure at the St Mary’s Abbey, then climb on top of the wall, pass by the York Minster, wander through the snickelways and ramble along The Shambles, one of England’s most picturesque streets. Listen to ghost stories at a traditional York pub and pass by museums before concluding your tour at the imposing Clifford’s Tower . Along the way, learn about York's rich history, from its Roman roots to its medieval importance and Viking history. Pause to shop or enjoy a bite at one of the many quaint eateries. You can download the Tourific app and tour to your mobile device (following instructions sent to you after booking) and access it when offline. Take advantage of an easy-to-follow map to guide you seamlessly from one location to the next. Need to take a break or explore a particular stop? You can simply pause your tour and resume when you’re ready. We're confident you'll love our tour! Not satisfied? Write to us and will offer you a full refund So what are you waiting for? Book this self-guided tour today!


Access to tour on the Tourific Smartphone app (for 1 year after download on both iPhone and Android phones) Offline access to the tour (no internet connection needed) once tour is downloaded In-app map for navigation Audio commentary (AI-narrated) for all stops Tour can be listened to any number of times at the location or at home for the next 1 year

Important Information

  • You will need to download the 'Tourific self guided tours' app from the Google play store or App store •You will receive an email from Tourific self guided tours with a link to the app, a unique access code (1 per person), and instructions as per this schedule:
  • Advance bookings: 1 Day before your tour
  • Previous day bookings: Morning of your tour
  • Same day bookings: Within 1 hour
  • Enter the unique code in the app's tour code section and register to download your tour
  • Download the tour on your device beforehand and use headphones for the best experience
  • The tour follows a set route that we recommend that you follow. Once the tour is downloaded, the introduction will guide you to your starting point
  • Change of plans? Enjoy the tour on a different day or from home
  • We're confident you'll love our tour! Not satisfied? Write to us and will offer you a full refund

Easy cancellation

Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund


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