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City Walls Experience at Micklegate Bar

Our brand new attraction at Micklegate Bar will explore the history of York's city walls, and the part that this important gateway to the city played in those stories. 

We also offer a walking tour around part of the city walls between Micklegate Bar and Baile Hill that leaves from Micklegate Bar, which requires a separate ticket. If you would also like to include this in your visit, please add this to your basket when booking yor visit to The City Walls Experience (select the upgrade tickets) or call the Reservations Team on 01904 615505. 

You can find out about discounted tickets on our website here: https://www.yorkcitywalls.com/discounts/

Please note that due to the nature of the building, access at Micklegate Bar is limited as there are steep and narrow wooden staircases. The bar has no running water or toilet facilities.

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Prices Between FREE to £14.95 City Walls Experience City Walls Experience Our brand new attraction at Micklegate Bar will explore the history of York's city walls, and the part that this important gateway to the city played in those stories. Open...

Our brand new attraction at Micklegate Bar will explore the history of York's city walls, and the part that this important gateway to the city played in those stories. Open February-October 2024.

We also offer a walking tour around part of the city walls between Micklegate Bar and Baile Hill that leaves from Micklegate Bar, which requires a separate ticket. If you would also like to include this in your visit, please add this to your basket when booking yor visit to The City Walls Experience (select the upgrade tickets) or call the Reservations Team on 01904 615505. 

You can find out about discounted tickets on our website here: https://www.yorkcitywalls.com/discounts/

Please note that due to the nature of the building, access at Micklegate Bar is limited as there are steep and narrow wooden staircases. The bar has no running water or toilet facilities.

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Prices Between FREE to £18.50 Walking Tour Walking Tour The perfect place to start your walk around the most intact walls of any English city. Combine your visit to the City Walls Experience at Micklegate Bar with a guided tour of a...

The perfect place to start your walk around the most intact walls of any English city. Combine your visit to the City Walls Experience at Micklegate Bar with a guided tour of a section of the walls, available from February to October, to complete your visit

Join York Archaeological Trust for a tour of the city walls between Micklegate Bar and Baile Hill, highlighting some of the sites of archaeological and historical importance along this stretch of wall and in the Clementhorpe and Bishophill areas.

Please note: this section of the walls includes unguarded drops, so we advise that care is taken by walkers at all times.

The walk aims to cover approximately 1.5km (lasting no longer than 1 hour).

This event is outdoors, so please wear sturdy footwear and outdoor clothing appropriate to the weather on the day. The walk will last approximately 1 hour. This walk includes some road crossings, steps, and uneven surfaces. Although this event is not accessible to wheelchair users due to the nature of the city walls, we offer an accessible alternative; please call our Reservations Team (01904 615505) for more information and to book.

 

 

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City Walls Experience at Micklegate Bar

Our brand new attraction at Micklegate Bar will explore the history of York's city walls, and the part that this important gateway to the city played in those stories. 

We also offer a walking tour around part of the city walls between Micklegate Bar and Baile Hill that leaves from Micklegate Bar, which requires a separate ticket. If you would also like to include this in your visit, please add this to your basket when booking yor visit to The City Walls Experience (select the upgrade tickets) or call the Reservations Team on 01904 615505. 

You can find out about discounted tickets on our website here: https://www.yorkcitywalls.com/discounts/

Please note that due to the nature of the building, access at Micklegate Bar is limited as there are steep and narrow wooden staircases. The bar has no running water or toilet facilities.

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