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

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

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Hessay is a village and civil parish in the unitary authority of the City of York in North Yorkshire. It is 4.7 miles (7.5 km) west of York. When you visit Hessay, Walkfo brings Hessay places to life as you travel by foot, bike, bus or car with a mobile phone & headphones.


Hessay Places Overview: History, Culture & Facts about Hessay

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

With 10 audio plaques & Hessay places for you to explore in the Hessay area, Walkfo is the world’s largest heritage & history digital plaque provider. The AI continually learns & refines facts about the best Hessay places to visit from travel & tourism authorities (like Wikipedia), converting history into an interactive audio experience.

Hessay history

The rural village of Hessay enjoys a peaceful open setting within the Vale of York, a glacial plane created in the last ice age. The name Shirbutt Lane is derived from Shire Butts, from the days that the village was a jousting location. The village was historically part of the West Riding of Yorkshire until 1974. It was then a part of Harrogate in North Yorkshire from 1974 until 1996.

Why visit Hessay with Walkfo Travel Guide App?

Visit Hessay PlacesYou can visit Hessay places with Walkfo Hessay to hear history at Hessay’s places whilst walking around using the free digital tour app. Walkfo Hessay has 10 places to visit in our interactive Hessay 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 Hessay, 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 Hessay places, with a AI tour guide to help you get the best from a visit to Hessay & the surrounding areas.

“Curated content for millions of locations across the UK, with 10 audio facts unique to Hessay places in an interactive Hessay map you can explore.”

Walkfo: Visit Hessay Places Map
10 tourist, history, culture & geography spots


  Hessay historic spots

  Hessay tourist destinations

  Hessay plaques

  Hessay geographic features

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


Best Hessay places to visit

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

Hessay photo Rufforth Circuit
Rufforth Circuit was built on the site of a World War II bomber base, RAF Rufforth, opened in 1942. The airfield remained in active service after the war, eventually closing in 1954. The circuit hosted Formula 2 and Formula Junior races between 1961-1978.


Visit Hessay plaques

Hessay Plaques 0
Hessay has 0 physical plaques in tourist plaque schemes for you to explore via Walkfo Hessay 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 Hessay using the app. Experience the history of a location when Walkfo local tourist guide app triggers audio close to each Hessay plaque. Currently No Physical Plaques.