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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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DIG: An Archaeological Adventure

DIG offers you a unique archaeological adventure to get you on your way to becoming a real archaeologist! Owned by the same archaeologists who discovered the Viking-Age City and created JORVIK Viking Centre, this is a o…

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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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24th Jun 2021 - 5th Sep 2021

YO1 Beach Club - Riverside Beach

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9th Jul 2021 - 5th Sep 2021

Summer of Sport

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30th Jul 2021 - 1st Aug 2021

Yorkshire Day

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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Traditional Confectionery
22nd Apr 21 - 31st Dec 21

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22nd Apr 21 - 31st Dec 21

Chocolate Lollipop Making

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22nd Apr 21 - 31st Dec 21

Chocolate Truffle Masterclass

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17th May 21 - 1st Jan 22

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17th May 21 - 14th Nov 21

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