Welcome to Visit Heslington Places
The Walkfo guide to things to do & explore in Heslington

Visit Heslington PlacesVisit Heslington places using Walkfo for free guided tours of the best Heslington places to visit. A unique way to experience Heslington’s places, Walkfo allows you to explore Heslington as you would a museum or art gallery with audio guides.

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Heslington is a suburban village and civil parish within the City of York, in North Yorkshire. It is south-east of the centre of the city of York. Before 1974, it was a village in the Derwent Rural District, which was part of the East Riding of Yorkshire. When you visit Heslington, Walkfo brings Heslington places to life as you travel by foot, bike, bus or car with a mobile phone & headphones.


Heslington Places Overview: History, Culture & Facts about Heslington

Visit Heslington – Walkfo’s stats for the places to visit

With 244 audio plaques & Heslington places for you to explore in the Heslington area, Walkfo is the world’s largest heritage & history digital plaque provider. The AI continually learns & refines facts about the best Heslington places to visit from travel & tourism authorities (like Wikipedia), converting history into an interactive audio experience.

Heslington history

Heslington Hall was built between 1565 and 1568 for Sir Thomas Eynns. In the 20th century it was owned by Richard de Yarburgh-Bateson, 6th Baron Deramore. It was used as the headquarters for the Royal Air Force’s No. 4 (Bomber) Group.

Heslington hoard

The Heslington Hoard was found by on 1 March 1966 during excavations in advance of the construction of ‘College 3’ on the campus of the University of York.

Why visit Heslington with Walkfo Travel Guide App?

Visit Heslington PlacesYou can visit Heslington places with Walkfo Heslington to hear history at Heslington’s places whilst walking around using the free digital tour app. Walkfo Heslington has 244 places to visit in our interactive Heslington map, with amazing history, culture & travel facts you can explore the same way you would at a museum or art gallery with information audio headset. With Walkfo, you can travel by foot, bike or bus throughout Heslington, being in the moment, without digital distraction or limits to a specific walking route. Our historic audio walks, National Trust interactive audio experiences, digital tour guides for English Heritage locations are available at Heslington places, with a AI tour guide to help you get the best from a visit to Heslington & the surrounding areas.

“Curated content for millions of locations across the UK, with 244 audio facts unique to Heslington places in an interactive Heslington map you can explore.”

Walkfo: Visit Heslington Places Map
244 tourist, history, culture & geography spots


  Heslington historic spots

  Heslington tourist destinations

  Heslington plaques

  Heslington geographic features

Walkfo Heslington tourism map key: places to see & visit like National Trust sites, Blue Plaques, English Heritage locations & top tourist destinations in Heslington


Best Heslington places to visit

Heslington has places to explore by foot, bike or bus. Below are a selection of the varied Heslington’s destinations you can visit with additional content available at the Walkfo Heslington’s information audio spots:

Heslington photo Clarence Street
Clarence Street is a former rugby stadium in York, England. From 1885 until 1989 it was the home of York F.C. (later York R.L.F.C.) The site is now housing.
Heslington photo York St John University
York St John University (originally established as York Diocesan College), often abbreviated to YSJ, is a public university located on a large urban campus in York, England. It achieved university status in 2006 and in 2015 the University was given research degree awarding powers for PhD and doctoral programmes.
Heslington photo Wandesford House
Wandesford House is one of twelve still-functioning almshouses in York, England. Built in 1739 and opened in 1743, the house is an important example of the classical style in the city. The almshouse is listed by Historic England as a Grade II* building.
Heslington photo Gillygate
Gillygate is a street in York, in England, immediately north of the city centre. It is located north of York’s city centre and is located in the centre of the town. The name of the street is “Gillygate” and “Gillgate”
Heslington photo Ogleforth
Ogleforth is a street in the city centre of York, in England. It is one of the streets in the centre of the city and is located in the north of York.
Heslington photo Duncombe Place
Duncombe Place is a street in the city centre of York, in England. Duncombe Street is one of the streets in the centre of the city.
Heslington photo Monkgate
Monkgate is a street in York, North Yorkshire running north-east from the city centre. It is one of the main streets in the North Yorkshire city of York.
Heslington photo Petergate
Petergate is a street in the city centre of York, in England. It is divided into High Petergate and Low Petergate. The well-known view of the Minster is described by the City of York Council as “excellent”
Heslington photo Museum Street (York)
Museum Street is a road in the city centre of York, in England. It is one of the main roads in York and is located in the centre of the city.
Heslington photo Goodramgate
Goodramgate is a street in the city centre of York, in England. It is one of several streets in the centre of the city and is located in York.

Visit Heslington plaques

Heslington Plaques 152
Heslington has 152 physical plaques in tourist plaque schemes for you to explore via Walkfo Heslington plaques audio map when visiting. Plaques like National Heritage’s “Blue Plaques” provide visual geo-markers to highlight points-of-interest at the places where they happened – and Walkfo’s AI has researched additional, deeper content when you visit Heslington using the app. Experience the history of a location when Walkfo local tourist guide app triggers audio close to each Heslington plaque. Explore Plaques & History has a complete list of Hartlepool’s plaques & Hartlepool history plaque map.