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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!


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Explore York & Beyond

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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, 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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7th Dec 2021 - 11th Jan 2022

York Christmas Market - St Nicholas Fair

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29th Jan 2022 - 30th Jan 2022

York Residents Festival

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31st Jan 2022 - 6th Feb 2022

Chinese New Year

Upcoming Events

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7th Dec 2021 - 17th Aug 2022

Chocolate Lollipop Making

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5th Dec 2021

Chocolate Truffle Masterclass

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18th Dec 2021

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Bean to Bar
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4th Dec 2021

Bean to Bar Chocolate Mastercl…

Chocolate Indulgence
Chocolate Indulgence
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17th May 2021 - 31st Dec 2021

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17th May 2021 - 31st Dec 2021

Chocolate Manufactory Tasting …