Historic Walking Guides York

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Historic Walking Guides York

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by Claire Shaw

York is a living museum of history. Built on the foundations of its Roman, Viking and Medieval past, today the city’s famous landmarks and historic structures rise all around, but inside and out of the walls.

With clear maps and interesting descriptions, the walks in this guide take the reader through the history of York with as much detail as you would expect from a professional guide.

There are 10 themed walks to guide you through York.

 

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York Historic Walking Guides is our new niche travel guide offering readers and travellers the chance to discover the history of the city on their feet through carefully crafted and detailed walks from an expert and knowledgeable author.

With approximately 6.9 million visitors a year, York is one of the United Kingdom’s most visited cities. This book appeals the independent-minded travellers who want to discover the history and sights of York at their own pace.

York is a living museum of history. Built on the foundations of its Roman, Viking and Medieval past, today the city’s famous landmarks and historic structures rise all around, but inside and out of the walls.

With clear maps and interesting descriptions, the walks in this guide take the reader through the history of York with as much detail as you would expect from a professional guide.

Yet this book is not just about old buildings. The reader can choose to discover the gory stories of events past and spooky goings-on, they can take a tour along the city walls, enjoy a drink in the famous historic pubs of York, or they can indulge in the chocolate history of York.

There are ten walks in the book, including:

Roman York
Georgian York
Gory York/Spooky York
Christian York
The Walls of York
Hidden York/The Snickleways of York
Literary York
Chocolate York
Historic Pubs of York
Norman York

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978-1-9997175-8-2

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