Rich in ancient history, romantic ambience and fun activities, York is the perfect holiday destination for couples, families and groups. Renowned for its exquisite architecture, tangle of quaint cobbled streets, iconic York Minster and wealth of visitor attractions, York is a flourishing city, just two hours by train from London.
Delve into the city's vibrant café culture, take time out to enjoy some of the country's most talented street entertainers or simply watch the world go by while sipping a drink by the river.
Visitors to York can enjoy hundreds of attractions, museums, historic buildings, tours, shops, restaurants and bars within the compact walled city. You’re never far from an awe inspiring moment. Find and book York breaks, holidays and getaways from the excellent range of hotels, B&Bs and self-catering accommodation. There is plenty of York tourist information available on attractions, events, tickets and maps from our official Visitor Information Centre which will help you get the very most from your stay in our beautiful city.
What’s more, the official sightseeing card ‘York Pass’ will save you money at 30 top attractions and over 40 shops and restaurants.
UPDATE: The whole of the city centre including all other attractions, all shopping streets and restaurants, cafes and bars are all open. Three attractions, JORVIK, The York Dungeon and Merchant Adventurers' Hall have been affected by flooding and remain closed. We look forward to seeing you in York very soon and Happy New Year! #yorkopen4business