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 York Walls Audio Tour


Free and exclusive to iYork! This fantastic self guided audio tour contains 26 stopping points around the city walls with 2000 years of history to discover, introducing characters from York's past including Roman emperors, medieval builders, civil war generals and many more.

Includes a visit to the secret grave - a notorious, world famous legend of history, buried in a secluded grave right here in York. Discover the amazing true story behind the legend.

This tour is 6.99 when purchased in the shops, but is presented here completely free!

Stopping Points

York Walls Tour Introduction
A full tour if the city walls with 26 stopping points
Bootham Bar
A gateway to the city for 2000 years
The Kings Manor
A palace fit for a king
St Marys Tower
The site of a civil war battle
The Abbey Walls
Built to protect the monks of St Marys Abbey
St Marys Abbey
The preserved remains of one of England's richest Abbeys
The Multangular Tower
One of the finest Roman structures anywhere in the world
King Arthur's tower
The end of the Roman Empire
The Colonia
The civilian settlement of Eboracum
The Old Station
The first major station came through the walls here
Toffs Tower
A roman murder mystery solved
Micklegate Bar
The royal gateway to York
The Lost Gateway
The forgotten gateway hidden for centuries
Bitch Daughter Tower
An archbishop's fortress
The Old Baille
York's secret castle
The Knights Templar
The secret order were once based here
The Castle
The darkest event in York's history took place here
Fishergate Postern
Rejoin the walls at this imposing tower
The Secret Grave
A notorious, world famous character is buried here
Fishergate Bar
An extra gateway to the city
Walmgate Bar
The best preserved gateway in York
Blood on the Red Tower
The site of a medieval murder
The Burial Ground
York's jewish community were buried here
The Fortress Complete
Discover hidden remains of the Roman fortress
Monk Bar
A state of the art medieval defence
Robin Hoods Tower
A picturesque place to end your tour