York’s Hidden History – A Micklegate Meander

Up Next: 13th July 2022, 6:00pm
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A guided walk with York's Hidden History, uncovering the ancient, natural and scientific secrets of the city.

About this event

Dear Visit York Member,

What did the Ice Age do for the Romans? Which handsome York lad gave Sherlock Holmes a lift? And who were the microscopic Lister sisters? Find all these answers and more on a Micklegate Meander with York’s Hidden History, as we uncover some of the secrets of York’s ‘Great Street’. Starting at the historic Micklegate Bar, we’ll stroll down to the River Ouse, watching out for alien beasts at Holy Trinity, unusually flavoured sorbets on Fetter’s Lane, and fossils in the cobbles at Queen’s Staith.

Meet – 6.30pm, City Walls Experience, Micklegate Bar

Walk – 7pm, Micklegate Bar to Queen’s Staith

Finish – 8.30pm, Forty-Five Vinyl Café, 29 Micklegate.

About York’s Hidden History – Led by scientists Dr Liam Herringshaw and Dr Simon Rogerson, York’s Hidden History uncovers the ancient, natural and scientific secrets of the city. We offer Air, Fire, Earth and Water walks, on Friday and Sundays at 10am and 2pm, as well as bespoke group walks and private hires. Find out more and book your tickets via Tripadvisor.

The Visit York Membership Team