A NEW Friends of York Walls Audio Guide = “York’s City Walls Audio Trail” – for SmartPhone / Tablet – is now available to download through your ‘app store’ by searching for the free Guide.AI travel app. “York’s City Walls Audio Trail” is then = Guide ID Number 80.
It’s so easy. The Guide.AI app is free, and the York’s City Walls Audio Trail only costs £1.99 ! For this you get 27 map points, over 100 mins of audio & the full text.
“York’s City Walls Audio Trail” is based on the Walls Trail information and pages on the Friends of York Walls website, and the book “A Walking Guide to York’s City Walls” by Simon Mattam, produced for the Friends of York Walls.
In the Guide.AI app & Guide ID.80 the “York’s City Walls Audio Trail” is divided into sections, as indicated by the “Map Points”, and a “List View”, on a detailed map of York, and GPS links. This audio guide starts at Exhibition Square, by Bootham Bar, and is designed to help you enjoy a circular walk, with descriptions, and “Map Point” numbers, going clockwise. However, The Walls can be walked in either direction. You can also select particular bits of The Walls to walk on, as there are about a dozen places where you can access the wall-walk. These are indicated by a Dark Red “title banner” on the apps “Map Point” images. This audio guide gives you an introduction to each section, with more details available on the Friends of York Walls website at yorkwalls.org.uk
The “York’s City Walls Audio Trail” is initially released in English, but other languages may be added, if there is sufficient demand. Once the initial download fee of just £1.99 has been paid any updates to the app and the Walls Guide will be available to download without further payment.
Some user reviews have said =
“Good guide to walking York’s historic walls.”
“This has been a fantastic guide round this amazing place. It’s given us loads of information we wouldn’t have taken in had it just been there to read. Very well put together and I look forward to looking out others to listen too.”
“Excellent guide for a self guided walk around York’s City Walls. Lots of interesting facts and information.”
“Fabulous way to spend a morning. loved it. Informative and easy to use. Listened to commentary using headphones and walked the whole circuit. can recommend.”
Updated 20th June 2023 A F
Reposted 5th November 2023 AF