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Finding Us

Getting to York

Finding us is simple. The City Walls Experience at Micklegate Bar is located in the Southern gatehouse of the historical York city walls. There is always something to see when you visit just check out our What’s On page for the latest events.

On Foot

City Walls Experience is a short walk from York Train Station along Queen Street and the perfect place to start your walk along the City walls.

Join us for a tour around the Micklegate and Bishophill areas to explore the fascinating history of this quarter of the city.

By Bus

Several bus services connect through York, making stops in the city centre. Visit the iTravelYork website for more information.

York’s six Park & Ride services allow you to travel to York by car, park for free in secure car parks and complete your journey into the city centre by bus. For timetables and more information, visit the iTravelYork website.

By Train

Micklegate Bar is a short walk from York Train Station.

York is on the East Coast main line between London and Scotland. It takes less than two hours to get to York from London. Trains run every half an hour, with at least 25 direct trains each week day.

Direct rail services also run to York from many of the UK’s main regional centres. York can be reached easily from all the following stations: Edinburgh, Glasgow, Birmingham, Bristol, Leeds, Manchester, Newcastle, Nottingham and Liverpool.

There are direct trains to and from Manchester International Airport and trains run every hour during the day.

By Car

The nearest car parks are Nunnery Lane Car Park and Priory Street Car Park. FREE, secure car parking is available at York’s six Park & Ride sites. Visit the iTravelYork website for timetables and more information

More information on the York Park and Ride service is available.

If you drive an electric car you can find your nearest charge point here

Bicycle Access

The City Walls Experience can be found near National Cycle Route 65. Cycle parking facilities are available throughout the city centre. More information about routes and parking is available here

You can also plan your cycle route here