Discover a rich tapestry of things to see and do in York and beyond
York has an incredible wealth of things to see and do, with the ancient walled centre offering more attractions per square mile than any other destination in the UK. As one of Europe's largest pedestrian zones, you’re never more than a short walk from one of York's awe inspiring sights or attractions.
Whether a first time or regular visitor, couple or family, there's a myriad of fascinating layers to discover throughout this beautiful and thriving city. Explore York's Roman, Viking, and Medieval heritage plus a wealth of attractions like the iconic York Minster, JORVIK, the National Railway Museum, Castle Museum and Cliffords Tower.
Perfect for your UK holiday, York offers unique surroundings and a warm ambience where you can enjoy a vibrant café culture or delightful street performance. Perhaps sip a refreshing drink at one of our stylish riverside bars or many heritage taverns.
What's more, with a vibrant and varied calendar of festivals and events there's always something special going on for you to enjoy in York.
Yule Love York this Christmas
York is a magical place to be at Christmas. With the city's unique atmosphere and cobbled streets booming with Christmas markets, you are sure to find the perfect gifts for your loved ones.
Enjoy this year's festivals and other festive events in York & beyond and get into the jolly spirit. There is plenty to see & do for everyone.
Why rush and try to explore the Christmas magic in York in one day when you can book yourself a relaxing Christmas break? York offers a wide wide range of hotels, B&Bs and self catering properties for you to choose from.
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