York Pedicab Tours: A Whistle Stop Tour of York Review: September 2020 #Gifted
York’s only licensed pedicab City tours are the perfect way to enjoy the best of both worlds with transport and tour rolled into one!
The cabs are weather protected, fitted with seat belts, have cosy cushions and blankets for colder nights and have no environmental impact so are 100% free of carbon emissions, so that is a big thumbs up from me!
All round nice guy and cheeky chappy John provides safe sightseeing York tours with some historical info thrown in for good measure.
Hear about the Romans, Vikings and all things medieval, so board your chariot, hold onto your Viking armoury and prepare for a fun and historical encounter like no other.
Discover the exciting tales and tribulations of historical characters such as Guy Fawkes, Dick Turpin, Henry VIII, Richard III, Constantine the Great, William the Conqueror and Queen Victoria who all played their part in the exciting story of how York has become what we love and know today.
Throughout your tour, you will visit iconic sights such as the York Minster, The City Walls and Gateways, Clifford’s Tower, Treasurers House, the Shambles and Whip Ma Whop Ma Gate.
Photo opportunities are plentiful and I can tell you John is pretty handy with the camera, so yet another perk of this amazing service.
John was patient and took time to get the perfect photos and create much loved photographic memories.
The Hilt York Axe Throwing – Review: January 2020
Prepare to unleash your inner Viking warrior, arm yourself with an Axe and chop down your competition a peg or two.
The Hilt York offer an immersive, exciting and entertaining experience right in the heart of York city centre.
Alex and Josh York residents and founders of the Hilt aim to captivate the crowds, push boundaries and enable people to seek out adventure.
Right from the offset, the welcome, quality set up and authentic interiors provide a relaxed and realistic setting to conquer the Axe throwing challenge.
Yes, there was a safety briefing, but delivered with flair and finesse, so to keep you alert and on focus.
Additionally, on a serious note, the whole set up including type of axes used, blue chipped flooring, upper board panels and caging have been built for your safety which makes this Axe throwing session, as safe as it can be, so you don’t need to worry and can get ready to sling them Axes.
We loved every minute of our session, fun, informative and what’s not to like about hurling an axe threw the air at a target right?! There are even trick shots to be learnt, my personal fav the Gun Slinger – Pow!
From Bean to Bar: York Cocoa Works Factory Tour & Chocolate Bar Making Review: April 2019
Sophie, founder of York Cocoa Works is a skilled and dedicated chocolate enthusiast. Using her extensive knowledge, Sophie has created a bespoke, quality, yet relaxed chocolatey hub for chocolate lovers alike to learn, live and love all things Chocolate.
Get hands on and learn to temper chocolate and then excitingly experiment with different flavour combinations as you create your very own chocolate bar loveliness.
Super Sam, our chocolate master for the session, a fab chirpy chap created a relaxed fun vibe, providing an interesting, interactive and informative session.
York Chocolate Story – Review: January 2019
York Chocolate story, located on King’s square, right in the heart of York city centre is a chocolate lovers heaven. Prepare to unwrap your very own piece of chocolate history.
Warmly welcomed into the attraction by the joyful Josh, a cheerful chap who made a great impression and immediately made us feel at home. The souvenir guide book not only looks appealing, but is a fact filled read, ideal for the journey home and remembering those chocolatey momentous moments.
Be ready to take on the chocolate challenge and embark on a journey that will take you back thousands of years from chocolate to cocoa bean, exploring the rain forests of central America, where ancient tribes discovered the mysteries and power behind the cocoa bean’s humble exterior.
MindLock Escape Rooms York Viking Valhalla & Cluedo Review: November 2018
Located in the heart of York city centre, opposite Clifford’s Tower, MindLock Escape Rooms, offers a unique and immersive experience. Games are designed for 2 – 6 players and offer a variety of fabulous fun themes. Your team must escape within 60 minutes. Ryan our games master on the day was amazing!!
Feel and embrace your inner Viking as you take on the Viking Valhalla room. Your strong army of Vikings have battled courageously to earn their right to be dining with the Gods in Valhalla, but upon awakening your hord are in limbo. Please the gods, like we did, and crack the critical tasks to earn your place alongside them in Valhalla where Thor and Odin await your Viking army.
Trapped within the office of a large lavish mansion house, a killer running wild, whodunit? Well that is up to you and your team of detectives to work out in the killer game Cluedo. Ask yourselves Who, What and Where – identify the killer, find the murder weapon and location of the crime before your 60 minutes countdown ends and the murderer returns to the house to finish you off too.