Monk Bar A6 QR card

If you have a SmartPhone or a Tablet then look out for the small A6 size QR cards which can be found at strategic Wall-Walk access places around the York’s City Walls Trail. These QR cards are located on the existing large A1 Information Panels at :-

Bootham Bar                            (bottom of the steps)
Monk Bar                                  (under the bar’s arch)
Layerthorpe Bridge                   (bottom of the steps)
Red Tower                                 (on the tower wall)
Walmgate Bar                           (bottom of the steps)
Fishergate Bar                           (bottom of the steps)
Fishergate Postern Tower         (on the tower wall)
Tower Gardens                          (opposite Clifford’s Tower)
Baile Hill                                    (part way up the steps)
Victoria Bar                               (road outside the bar)
Micklegate Bar (2)                    (outer wall at side of bar + bar’s inner wall)
Barker Tower                             (wall at start of elevated wall-walk)
Multangular Tower                    (inside Multangular Tower area)

Scan the QR codes to get links to the Friends of York Walls “City Walls Trail” web pages which are relevant to the location you are at.   Links are provided to the on-line Wall Trail – Introduction, Overview, Here, Next and Previous trail sections,  and include maps, text, and numerous pictures.

If you don’t have a SmartPhone or a Tablet don’t worry -you can still buy the book “A Walking Guide to York’s City Walls” by Simon Mattam ISBN978-0-9929002-0-5.  Available at bookshops, Visit York, etc., and on-line.

Start your journey around York’s City Walls  HERE

You can also get the full list of QR codes and their links  HERE


Updated 10/06/2021  AF

Fishergate Postern Tower will be open by Friends of York Walls Volunteers on the following remaining 2015 dates, 10am to 4pm.
Sat 18th & Sun 19th July                                 Start School Summer Hols
Sat 29th Sun 30th & Mon 31st August   Late Summer BH
Sat 12th & Sun 13th September                  Heritage Open Weekend
Sat 31st Oct & Sun 1st Nov                          Autumn School Hols

NOTE – opening on all three days of the bank holiday weekend is to be confirmed, subject to volunteer numbers. If you would like to help us, as a volunteer, please email )