Guided Walks

If you would like to walk in 15th century footsteps, let Herstory guide you around Wars of the Roses sites in Yorkshire! Wakefield walks start from £30 for up to 6 people, or £5 per person for larger groups. Towton walks start from £40 for up to 6 people, or £6 per person for larger groups.

Walk the Battle of Wakefield: Walk through what was Richard of York's deer-park to Sandal Castle, and on to the site of his death in battle on Manygates Lane; or pay a visit to Pontefract Castle, where Richard Neville, Earl of Salisbury, was beheaded the day after the battle.

Walk the Battle of Towton: Visit sites connected with Britain's bloodiest battle, including Lead deserted medieval village and church, Saxton church, Old London Road, Bloody Meadow and Dacre's Cross.

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Walking the Battles of Wakefield and Towton: left, at Sandal Castle with author and military historian David Cooke; right, walking the Towton Battlefield Trail