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Helping You Organise Your Group Visit to York

York is one of the most beautiful and exciting cities in Europe, home to world class attractions like National Railway MuseumJORVIK Viking Centre, York Castle Museum, York's CHOCOLATE Story and York Dungeon as well as York Minster, the largest gothic cathedral north of the Alps. You can see these attractions and more with York Pass - the official sightseeing pass for York.

Food and drink in the city is taken quite seriously, with hundreds of pubs, bars and restaurants to choose from you won’t struggle for places to try.

The city plays host to popular annual events like St Nicholas Fayre, York’s Food and Drink Festival and world class racing at York Racecourse.

For these reasons, and many more, you should make sure your group or association visits York. What's more, our free accommodation finding service and local knowledge the Visit York Group Travel Desk is on hand to take the stress out of organising your visit to York allowing you to enjoy more.

Contact Visit York Groups Desk

For all enquiries, please contact the Visit York Group Travel Desk:

Tel: 01904 550080  |  Email: groups@visityork.org 


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What's On in York:

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  • York's Farmers' Market at Parliament StreetFri 25 Jul 2014The York Farmers' markets return for 2014. Traders selling items which have been produced, grown, raised, baked or caught locally within a 40 mile radius.
    Horse Racing at York RacecourseFri 25 Jul 2014Award winning modern grandstands, characterful listed buildings, manicured lawns and home grown flowers set the scene for the best of racedays at York. Our 17 day seasons runs from May until October where you can see the leading horses and
    The Beach Boys at York RacecourseFri 25 Jul 2014The Beach Boys have often been called "America's Band" and have sold in excess of 100 million records worldwide; they will take to the stage after racing on the opening day of the hugely popular Music Showcase Weekend.
    Toy Stories at York Castle MuseumThu 7 Nov 2013 - Sat 31 Dec 2016Take a trip back to childhood and rediscover some of your favourite toys in this brand new exhibition.
    Capital of the North at Yorkshire Museum & GardensThu 7 Nov 2013 - Sat 31 Dec 2016This new exhibition will tell the extraordinary story of how great swathes of the country were once ruled from within York's walls.
    1914: When the World Changed Forever at York Castle MuseumSat 28 Jun 2014 - Thu 6 Jul 2017The terror of total war and its revolutionary impact on life around the world will be explored in this major new exhibition opening on June 28th at York Castle Museum to mark the centenary of the First World War.
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  • Horse Racing at York RacecourseSat 26 Jul 2014Award winning modern grandstands, characterful listed buildings, manicured lawns and home grown flowers set the scene for the best of racedays at York. Our 17 day seasons runs from May until October where you can see the leading horses and
    Wet Wet Wet at York RacecourseSat 26 Jul 2014Saturday 26 July hosts Wet Wet Wet, the band that produced some of the UK’s best loved pop songs.
    Toy Stories at York Castle MuseumThu 7 Nov 2013 - Sat 31 Dec 2016Take a trip back to childhood and rediscover some of your favourite toys in this brand new exhibition.
    Capital of the North at Yorkshire Museum & GardensThu 7 Nov 2013 - Sat 31 Dec 2016This new exhibition will tell the extraordinary story of how great swathes of the country were once ruled from within York's walls.
    1914: When the World Changed Forever at York Castle MuseumSat 28 Jun 2014 - Thu 6 Jul 2017The terror of total war and its revolutionary impact on life around the world will be explored in this major new exhibition opening on June 28th at York Castle Museum to mark the centenary of the First World War.
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  • The Wind In The Willows at York Theatre RoyalThu 31 Jul - Sat 30 Aug 2014After its sell out success in 2010 The Wind in the Willows returns in a new theatre configuration to surprise and delight, once again bringing you closer to the action on stage.
    Toy Stories at York Castle MuseumThu 7 Nov 2013 - Sat 31 Dec 2016Take a trip back to childhood and rediscover some of your favourite toys in this brand new exhibition.
    Capital of the North at Yorkshire Museum & GardensThu 7 Nov 2013 - Sat 31 Dec 2016This new exhibition will tell the extraordinary story of how great swathes of the country were once ruled from within York's walls.
    1914: When the World Changed Forever at York Castle MuseumSat 28 Jun 2014 - Thu 6 Jul 2017The terror of total war and its revolutionary impact on life around the world will be explored in this major new exhibition opening on June 28th at York Castle Museum to mark the centenary of the First World War.

25 July 2014 to 25 July 2014

York's Farmers' Market at Parliament StreetFri 25 Jul 2014The York Farmers' markets return for 2014. Traders selling items which have been produced, grown, raised, baked or caught locally within a 40 mile radius.

25 July 2014 to 25 July 2014

Horse Racing at York RacecourseFri 25 Jul 2014Award winning modern grandstands, characterful listed buildings, manicured lawns and home grown flowers set the scene for the best of racedays at York. Our 17 day seasons runs from May until October where you can see the leading horses and

25 July 2014 to 25 July 2014

The Beach Boys at York RacecourseFri 25 Jul 2014The Beach Boys have often been called "America's Band" and have sold in excess of 100 million records worldwide; they will take to the stage after racing on the opening day of the hugely popular Music Showcase Weekend.

26 July 2014 to 26 July 2014

Horse Racing at York RacecourseSat 26 Jul 2014Award winning modern grandstands, characterful listed buildings, manicured lawns and home grown flowers set the scene for the best of racedays at York. Our 17 day seasons runs from May until October where you can see the leading horses and

26 July 2014 to 26 July 2014

Wet Wet Wet at York RacecourseSat 26 Jul 2014Saturday 26 July hosts Wet Wet Wet, the band that produced some of the UK’s best loved pop songs.

31 July 2014 to 30 August 2014

The Wind In The Willows at York Theatre RoyalThu 31 Jul - Sat 30 Aug 2014After its sell out success in 2010 The Wind in the Willows returns in a new theatre configuration to surprise and delight, once again bringing you closer to the action on stage.

07 November 2013 to 31 December 2016

Toy Stories at York Castle MuseumThu 7 Nov 2013 - Sat 31 Dec 2016Take a trip back to childhood and rediscover some of your favourite toys in this brand new exhibition.

07 November 2013 to 31 December 2016

Capital of the North at Yorkshire Museum & GardensThu 7 Nov 2013 - Sat 31 Dec 2016This new exhibition will tell the extraordinary story of how great swathes of the country were once ruled from within York's walls.

28 June 2014 to 06 July 2017

1914: When the World Changed Forever at York Castle MuseumSat 28 Jun 2014 - Thu 6 Jul 2017The terror of total war and its revolutionary impact on life around the world will be explored in this major new exhibition opening on June 28th at York Castle Museum to mark the centenary of the First World War.

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