You will discover how famous historical characters including Henry VIII, Guy Fawkes, Dick Turpin, Richard III, Constantine the Great, William the Conqueror and Queen Victoria played their part in the fascinating York story. You will hear stories about The Romans and the Vikings and life in Medieval York, all while you ride through the streets and visit the places where history was made.
The tour takes in iconic sights including York Minster, Clifford’s Tower, The Shambles, The City Walls and Gateways as well as hidden gems to surprise and delight you. The tours can be customised around your interests and John is always willing to answer your questions, stop for a selfie and is full of hints and tips on how to get the best out of the city during your visit.
York Carriage Awaits is fully licensed by the City of York Council with £5m public liability insurance. The pedicab is new for 2019 and comes fitted with seat belts, weather protection, and warm blankets and heated cushions for cold nights. Your tour in the pedicab does not impact on the environment and is 100% free of carbon emissions helping to keep York’s air clean for everyone