Adventure Calls, Family Friendly, First Timers
*WINNER* Best Tour of York in the Little Vikings (York For Kids) Awards 2023 – as voted for by the public!
Experience a most MAGICAL tour!
Join award-winning entertainer and magician The Magic Hatter as The Wizard of York for five-star family fun featuring spellbinding magic, comedy, plus a dash of York’s history.
Become trainee Witches or Wizards and help The Wizard of York on a quest to find magical creatures as you wand-er through the alleys and snickelways of this enchanting city. This is a tour wizard fans will go Potty for! All the ingredients for a truly unforgettable wizarding experience the whole family can enjoy.
Ideal for children ages 5-10 (or bigger kids with a silly sense of humour and interest in the wizarding world). NO spooky ghosts, NO scary stories… this is a magical alternative to the many ghost walks on offer – The Wizard Walk focuses on FUN over frights!
Public tours run regularly, beginning at the bottom of York’s iconic Shambles by St Crux Churchyard, over the road from The Golden Fleece pub. It finishes in Kings Square back near The Shambles. Pre-booking required. Private bookings are available for groups, including schools, birthday parties and more.
“A fantastic family experience with jokes and magic tricks for everyone. We had a WANDerful time!” – York Insider
“Brilliant, really fun and engaging. Our daughters said this was the highlight of their week in York!” – A. Tolen
Visit York Awards FINALIST: Experience of The Year and New Tourism Business Award (results March 2023).