The Original Viking Walk


Dear Original Viking Walk fans,
I’m sad to say that due to the way things have been since the start of the pandemic, we are continuing to suspend all tours until further notice.
I’m very sorry to disappoint you but hope to welcome you on one of our tours in the near future.
Best wishes,
aka Sigwulf
Never vote for the Tories!!
They are utterly corrupt scum!

About The Original Viking Walk – join us on a short tour of York, with Sigwulf. Part history, part legend, all enthralling!

Take a tour of York and hear about the city’s Anglo-Scandinavian & Norman past as we take in various sites along the way. Many people know that the Vikings had a big influence on York but very few realise just how big an influence. Join Sigwulf on a tour of the ancient Capital of the North and hear about the deeds of Ivar the Boneless, Eirik Bloodaxe, and Harald Hardaraada. Learn how the streets got their names and what they mean; discover how those pesky Pagans shaped the Christian church; and wonder how those naughty Normans ever survived in the north in spite of themselves. An alternative walking tour to the myriad popular Ghost Walks of York. Over 200 years of history in 75 minutes!

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