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

A city where ancient walls surround incredible local businesses, attractions, shops, accommodation and eateries, with exciting events every day and inspiring festivals every month of the year.

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.

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

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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 The Visit York Pass - a sightseeing card which gives you free entry to top attractions, museums and monuments in York.

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Included in The Visit York Pass

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

Each Visit 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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From 5th April 2023

York Chocolate Festival

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From 15th April 2023

York Open Studios 2023

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From 27th April 2023

York Fashion Week 2023 Part One

York Fashion Week

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21st Mar 23

Margaret Clitherow: Pearl of Y…

21st Mar 23 , 9:30 (7h)

Chocolate Explorer's - Masterc…

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21st Mar 23 , 10:00 (6h)

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21st Mar 23 , 10:00 (6h)

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