They give you a nice view of the city with cars and people out of the way. We walk one way then wander back thru the old town.
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We visit York each year, and, weather permitting always walk the city walls. The walk gives visitors the opportunity to see so much more of York, how the city is laid out, and just to get a sense of grandeur of the whole place. Some...More
I've lived in York all my life - 52 years! I have walked around the City Walls or the Bar Walls as my family always calls them. I've started the circular route at many different points & walked clockwise & anti-clockwise. The Walls are the...More
I decided to avoid the tourists in the York center city and walked the city wall. Wow! It was rainy and I only saw a handful of other persons on the wall. Although I would not recommend this for anyone with vertigo, it was like...More
The walls are amazing. A good way to get around town with great views. But the walls are medieval so while they are somewhat updated for safety, caution should still be taken.
To do the walk is fantastic some of the views are unbelievable some pleasant hours to be had walking along and taking it all in its a must for any visitor to York and you needn't do all the walk there are various parts where...More
I took a stroll along the walls at several points around York. It gives you a better perspective of the history of the town. The steps are a little steep and , in a light drizzle or rain, it can be slippery. Go on a...More