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York's Hidden History Unlocked

Up Next: 7th October 2023, 10:00am
Location: York city centre
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Yorks Hidden History Unlocked

Unlock York's Hidden History during the 2023 York Unlocked weekend!

Join us for a special programme of walks over the weekend of October 7th and 8th, as we offer some special tours to celebrate York Unlocked. "York's Hidden History Unlocked" will bring together York's Hidden History - our walks exploring the secrets of the city streets - and York Unlocked, opening up the city's historic buildings.

On each walk you will learn about York's Hidden History from our expert guides, whilst also getting the opportunity to visit a few York Unlocked buildings along the way. Please click on the links below for more details on our weekend walks, and to book your tickets:

Saturday October 7th, 10am-12pm
: outside York Explore Library. Finish: Duncombe Place Lodge.

Saturday October 7th, 2-4pm
: outside York Explore Library. Finish: Duncombe Place Lodge.

Sunday October 8th, 10am-12pm
: outside Keystones public house. Finish: St Anthony's Garden.

Sunday October 8th 2-4pm
: at North Eastern Railways War Memorial. Finish: Bar Convent.

York's Hidden History Opening Hours

We offer private tours for couples, families, and groups throughout the year. Please get in touch via social media (@yorkshiddenhist), email ( or phone and we'll be happy to discuss what you're looking for.


York's Hidden History Unlocked

For York Unlocked weekend (Sat 7th & Sun 8th October 2023) we are offering a special programme of 'York's Hidden History Unlocked' walks. Find out more, and book your tickets, on our Eventbrite page:


York Bonfire Walk

Join us this Bonfire Night, Sunday November 5th, at 2pm or 4pm for a family-friendly, fire-powered tour of York. On the York Bonfire Walk we'll meet some incendiary York schoolboys, the flammable Martin brothers, and the French pilot who helped save the city from burning to the ground. Spaces are limited, so please book your tickets in advance via Tripadvisor.


Elements of York:

Together, our Air, Fire, Earth, and Water walks make up the 'Elements of York'. Please keep an eye on our Tripadvisor page ( for upcoming walks.


Guilded Tours of York's Hidden History

Please keep an eye on our Eventbrite page ( for upcoming Guilded Tours.

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