Logo love york
Shutterstock 1161980788
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


Loading entries...

Explore York & Beyond

York s Chocolate Story King s Square 1388985453
Family friendly white

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…

Download 1

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.

Buy Now
York pass Phone Mock Up

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.

Choose your Adventure

York Festivals

View all Festivals

Aesthetica Short Film Festival

Pride Header 03
Family friendly white
1st Jun 2021 - 30th Jun 2021

York Pride

Festival of Ideas 190609 110 It s a Wonderful Digital Life Exhibition 2 329424134
Family friendly white
8th Jun 2021 - 20th Jun 2021

York Festival of Ideas

York Events

View all Events

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.

Miss julie ytr header visit york 118971225
Miss julie ytr header visit york 118971225
Evenings white
22nd Jun 2021 - 26th Jun 2021

Miss Julie

Beef Wellington
Beef Wellington
Food drink white
22nd Jun 2021

VIRTUAL CLASS: Beef Wellington…

Https cdn evbuc com images 135202461 538634233021 1 original
Https cdn evbuc com images 135202461 538634233021 1 original
Food drink white
24th Jun 2021 - 31st Jul 2021

York Guided Historic Pub Walks

Heather mckean t98w1 e Wgp V
Heather mckean t98w1 e Wgp V
Dog friendly white
24th Jun 2021 - 5th Sep 2021

YO1 Beach Club - Riverside Bea…

Visit york
Visit york
Food drink white
25th Jun 2021 - 26th Jun 2021

Chocolate Making Experience

ABBA MANIA logo square 1441481690
ABBA MANIA logo square 1441481690
Outdoors white
25th Jun 2021 - 27th Jun 2021

Sounds In the Grounds at York …


Loading events based on your search...


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

Visit our eshop to buy exclusive York gifts and merchandise.

Shop Now
New Site Ad 02 New Site Ad 03 Mobile