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Musket and Muslin York Tour Guide

York Guided Walks & Tours

Our popular Walking Tours operate from 1st March to 30th November. Each lasts about 2 hours (taken at a leisurely pace with frequent stops!). To book a costumed guide simply email us on musketandmuslin@gmail.com. Meet by the Roman Column (opposite York Minster exit door). Tours conclude at 'The Royal Oak' Goodramgate (approx 1 minute's walk from the Minster) where an excellent range of food and ales may be purchased if desired.

Free Tour (March to November)

Contributions accepted, "Sauce and Scandal" - for details see below. Saturdays 11am at Roman Column.

Bookable Tours

Muslin Walk (A Georgian Stroll)

Muslin York Walks

See the splendours of the 'Age of Elegance'. Explore York's darker side. Discover a shocking dance, an infamous corpse, a funeral ghost and Lydia's Revenge! Experience the 'Senses and Sensibilities' of the witty pen of Jane Austen and flirtatious 'fashionista' Caroline on our popular 18th century extravaganza!

Mudlark Walk (Sauce and Scandal)

600 Years of the forgotten folk of the city - sometimes for very good reasons! In this witty wander we find some very ordinary people - doing some very extra ordinary things!

Mullion Walk (Women of York)

Discover how 2,000 years of history has been shaped by the female sex. From the famous right through to the infamous it's a dramatic new spin on the city's past.

Musket Walk*

Musket York Walks

Re-live the epic Siege of York by the Roundheads during the English Civil War, and what will happen at the nearby battle of Marston Moor? Discover also the significance of a milkmaid, a bowling green,a sulky landlord and Henrietta's pistol! All will be explained by your Royalist host.


Group (2 to 6 people) £20
Group (7 to 20 people) £30
For larger groups and school rates please discuss via email or phone.
Optional small tips accepted from individuals at the end of the tour.

Walk Details

*Musket Walk is not suitable for those with mobility problems (an alternative version is available by special booking). All other walks are fully available to all. Any other issues please feel free to contact us (e.g. weather conditions/change of date/health and safety issues etc).