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A vibrant festival city with Roman roots and a Viking past, offering an adventure for everyone.

Imagine a city with Roman roots and a Viking past, where ancient walls surround contemporary independent shops and vibrant eateries and there’s a festival for every month of the year. Welcome to York - the Original City Adventure!

Perfectly placed half-way between London and Edinburgh and with the glorious Yorkshire Dales, North York Moors and Wolds right on the doorstep, York is unlike any other English city. There’s thirty world-class museums you can explore, the best racecourse in the country and a thriving cultural scene, not forgetting, York is voted the best place to live in the UK by the Sunday Times.

So, what are you waiting for? Book your break to York and create your own adventure! #LoveYork

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York's Chocolate Story

York's Chocolate Story, located in the heart of York, is an entertaining and informative guided tour through the history of York's most famous chocolate-making families and their finest creations. You'll discover chocol…

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Choose Your Adventure in York with York Pass. York Pass is a sightseeing card which gives you free entry to top attractions, museums and monuments in York.

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Included in York Pass

York Minster, Castle Howard, City Cruises York, JORVIK Viking Centre, The York Dungeon, Van Gogh Immersive Experience, York City Sightseeing, and so much more!

Each York Pass also comes with a free 24 Hour hop on hop off bus tour plus a choice of three pasta or pizza dishes at ASK Italian Restaurant, York.

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York Festivals

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Aesthetica Short Film Festival

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1st Jun 2021 - 30th Jun 2021

York Pride

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8th Jun 2021 - 20th Jun 2021

York Festival of Ideas

York Events

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York has a vibrant calendar of festivals, events, gigs and shows and there's always something exciting taking place for you to enjoy whilst visiting the city.

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22nd Jun 2021 - 26th Jun 2021

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22nd Jun 2021

VIRTUAL CLASS: Beef Wellington…

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24th Jun 2021 - 31st Jul 2021

York Guided Historic Pub Walks

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24th Jun 2021 - 5th Sep 2021

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25th Jun 2021 - 26th Jun 2021

Chocolate Making Experience

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25th Jun 2021 - 27th Jun 2021

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Whether you’re visiting York for the first time or you’ve lived here all your life, we’ve got something to inspire you.

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