The Red Tower and Fishergate Postern Tower will be open on Saturday 25th January 2014 and Sunday 26th January 2014 from 11am to 4pm as part of The York Residents Festival.Red Tower is located along Foss Islands Road, and this will be the first time the tower has been open to the public in living memory and possibly ever.

Friends of York Walls will also be offering Guided Walks from Fishergate Postern Tower to Red Tower – details and times to be confirmed.

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This is the third issue of the full text for a major new publication – Guide To York City Walls Trail.

The full text of “Guide To York City Walls Trail”, Issue 3 (dated 11/12/2013) can be seen at here.

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