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Visit York - you'll fall in love the moment you arrive...

Rich in ancient history, romantic ambience and fun activities, York is the perfect holiday destination for couples, families, groups and the solo tripper. 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.



Use the form below to search fantastic deals on York Hotels, B&Bs, Self-catering accommodation.

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York Hotels, B&Bs and Self-Catering at great rates...

With a choice of over a hundred of York hotels, B&Bs and Self-Catering properties you'll be spoilt for choice with Visit York.

Offering the best rates online, exclusive offers and no booking fees you can be certain of great value for money for your holiday or break in York. By booking with us, you're directly supporting the local economy and helping us to maintain the visitor information service we've proudly operated for over 25 years.

Attractions, activities and tour guides in York

Things to Do

York is one of the most fascinating, diverse and romantic cities in the world. Discover a rich history dating back to Roman times, world-class visitor attractions and fantastic family activities. 

York shops


York is a wonderful haven for shopaholics looking for something a little different. From independent boutiques to all the high street names you'd expect in a modern city, York has something for everyone...

Restaurants in York, York Food and Drink Festival

Food & Drink

Voted as a TripAdvisor top 10 European Destination for food and wine, York is a renowned foodie heaven. Fine restaurants, laid back street cafés and relaxed pubs await you around every corner...

Featured Events

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To browse all events coming up in York please click here >



Fri 14 - Mon 31 Oct 2016

Illuminating York 2016

Illuminating York

Wed 26 - Sat 29 Oct 2016



Sat 21 May 2016 - Tue 28 Feb 2017

Living North Christmas Fair

Living North Christmas Fair

Thu 10 - Sun 13 Nov 2016

Remembrance Sunday

Remembrance Sunday

Sun 13 Nov 2016

Yorkshire's Winter Wonderland

Yorkshire's Winter Wonderland

Sat 19 Nov 2016 - Mon 2 Jan 2017

Offers & Essentials

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Accommodation deals in York

Accommodation Offers

Book your stay in York in 2016 and make the most out of our special accommodation offers. From holiday accommodation to guest houses and B&Bs; from one night stays to short breaks, choose the best fit for your needs.


Win a Luxury Break for two in York

A luxurious 2 night break at the Royal York Hotel, recently awarded ‘Hotel of the Year’ and ‘Conference Venue of the Year’ at the Visit York Tourism Awards.

weddings in York

Get married in York

York is considered as one of the top 50 best places in the world to get married. Browse our pages and choose one of the most spectacular wedding venues and the best advice to get your big day perfect .

Read what the travel writers say

What the travel writers say

Each year Visit York host hundreds of journalists and travel writers in the city, from the UK and overseas across print, online and broadcast media. Read about what some of these top Journalists have to say about York.

Discount vouchers and code for York Attractions

York Pass

Save on attractions with a 1, 2 or 3 day official York Pass. Giving you entry to 30 top York attractions for one great price, the pass is a great way to save money during your stay in the city. The York Pass also includes exclusive discount vouchers to use in shops, restaurants and attractions in York.

York Tourist Information Centre

Visitor Information Centre

Visit York operates a state of the art visitor centre at 1 Museum St, near York Minster. If you need any assistance or information during your stay, our expert staff are here to help. We stock a wealth of information leaflets, event and tour tickets, books, guides and merchandise.

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