Discover York's Legacy: In-App Audio Tour of the City Walls

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Audio tour
Audio tour in English
Route length: 4.7km
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Duration 2h
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Audio tours on your smartphone
After purchase, you will receive the link to download the app to take this tour
Control your experience
With the in-app audio guide, you decide when to start, pause, and finish your tour
No internet is required
All audio tours and tickets can be downloaded to your device anytime

Tour preview

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  • We will send the tour within 48 hours or refund your money
  • Embark on a Self-Guided Audio Tour of York’s ancient city walls
  • Discover the storybook charm of Museum Gardens
  • Unravel the history of Vikings at the JORVIK Viking Centre
  • Feel the weight of history at Clifford's Tower
  • Admire the resilience of the Bar Convent
Unlock the centuries-old saga of York with this in-app audio tour, designed for history enthusiasts and cultural explorers. Embark on a narrative-rich excursion around the city's remarkable medieval walls, unveiling the legacy of those who protected, inhabited, and shaped this historic city. From the ancient ramparts, delve into stories of Roman legions, fierce Vikings, resolute Normans, and industrious medieval locals. The tour initiates at the lush Museum Gardens, guiding travelers on a path enshrined with tales of conquests and daily life from bygone eras, concluding at the commanding Micklegate Bar, the royal gateway to York. Along the route, traverse the entirety of the most intact city fortification in England, punctuated by vivid stories at stops such as the Multangular Tower, Baile Hill, and Clifford's Tower. The journey does more than just echo the past; it also intersects with vibrant modern-day York, ensuring a multi-layered experience. Highlights include serene park vistas with river overviews, close encounters with architectural marvels of different epochs, and access to hidden gardens. This audio voyage culminates in panoramic views that frame the iconic York Minster, etching an everlasting impression of the city's majestic heritage. Don't miss the opportunity to stand where sentries once watched and feel the enduring pulse of York's storied walls.

What's included

  • Downloadable self-guided audio tour via the WeGoTrip app
  • Detailed route from stop to stop with live GPS map on your smartphone
  • Earphones are not included — please bring your own
  • Tickets to the attractions along the way are not included

Places you will visit

The route of the tour goes within circle
Lendal Tower: Protecting the river
Museum Gardens

Attractions on the route

Download the app and the digital audio tour on your smartphone before the visit. You will find recommendations on how to get to the staring point in the first step of the tour. If you have any questions or need any assistance, please email us at
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