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Riverside Walk

City Centre, York, England
+44 1904 621756
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Lovely, peaceful walk

We walked early in the morning and it was lovely and peaceful. The cruise boats hadn't started and... read more

Reviewed 31 May 2017
Karen F
Lincoln, United Kingdom
River Ouse, York - 09/03/2017

York's relationship with the River Ouse is complicated; providing the city with a charming... read more

Reviewed 10 March 2017
Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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A great way to spend a leisurely summer day is on a walk along the river, which stretches from Ouse Bridge to Lendal Bridge.
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City Centre, York, England
+44 1904 621756

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Reviewed 31 May 2017

We walked early in the morning and it was lovely and peaceful. The cruise boats hadn't started and there were not many people about. We had lovely views of the river and banks. We sat and watched geese and enjoyed seeing the city from a...More

Thank Karen F
Reviewed 10 March 2017

York's relationship with the River Ouse is complicated; providing the city with a charming waterfront, but also occasionally threatening, often severe, flooding. The walk alongside however, thankfully, offers no such complications. The stretch within the city's walls is, perhaps unsurprisingly, the busiest. The eastern part...More

Thank JEM_Yorkshire
Reviewed 15 January 2017

The centre of York is such a busy tourist honey pot that it is nice to know that we can escape to the riverside for a relaxing stroll whenever we visit. Depending on the season, there are ducks and geese to see and the occasional...More

Thank Beeper53
Reviewed 31 October 2016

We were lucky when we visited York as the day was chilly but full of autumn sunshine. The walk along the River Ouse is such a lovely way to see the City, with lots of boats sailing by & many good cafes & eateries to...More

Thank Peter W
Reviewed 9 August 2016

The river Ouse runs through York. On the river are small power boats you can hire, there is a boating club for rowers. You can take a guided boat tour along the river too. York isn't short of places to eat and drink, this is...More

Thank LydiaCarlisle
Reviewed 26 July 2016

York has a wonderful riverside walk on both sides of the river. They are calming and offer wonderful views and have a great selection of waterside eateries and pubs to watch the world go by. TIP: zig zag your way across York's bridges to take...More

1  Thank Jake-from-Liverpool
Reviewed 3 June 2016

We discover this promenade while trying to find the easiest path between Old York and the Railway Museum . The Ouse River is quite enjoyable to follow and it seems to be used by many rowers . The banks are well utilized as there are...More

Thank belleretraite
Reviewed 10 May 2016

This is a very relaxing walk especially in the summer and there are plenty of pubs on the riverside that also offer outdoor seating so you can sit in the sun right next to the river. There is also an ice cream van here in...More

Thank Amy M
Reviewed 7 December 2015

We usually do the river walk from one bridge to another but not on this trip the Ouse has burst its banks, AGAIN. This seems to happen several times a year but thanks to the flood defences the only place that gets hit is The...More

Thank RosiePeter1
Reviewed 25 September 2015

Lovely walk especially if the sun is out. Plenty of places to stop and sit or have a drink and watch river boats.

Thank P W
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