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  • Happy Easter from the Home of Chocolate

    Happy Easter from York, the home of chocolate. We hope the Easter bunny has been particularly generous to you this year. We know it’s a shame that you can’t come to the chocolate city right now, bu..

    Happy Easter from the Home of Chocolate

  • Things to Do in York on a Rainy Day

    In the last couple of weeks we’ve seen a lot of rainfall in York, and we all know that a rainy or stormy day is often a culprit of dampeningone’s holiday. One sure thing to still have a great time, regardless of the weatheris, you guessed it, to stay indoors. York has plenty to offer in term of indoors activities and there is definitely enough to keep you entertained no matter the amount of sunshine in the sky!

    Things to Do in York on a Rainy Day

  • Spend a weekend in York this Valentines

    York, with its cobbled streets and the smell of chocolate making in the air is the ultimate city of romance. W.H. Auden, who was born in York in 1907 wrote “O’ Tell Me the Truth about Love” and here is where one can hear all about it. Novelists, past and present, have taken York and its evocative surroundings as inspiration for their work. Spend the most romantic day of the year in York with a range of themed events to experience with your partner, on your own, or with friends.

    Spend a weekend in York this Valentines

  • Once Upon A Time In York: Ice Trail 2020

    On 1-2 February 2020, a spell will be cast over York, giving the city an icy makeover and providing the people with frosty, fantastical and fairy-tale fun.

    Once Upon A Time In York: Ice Trail 2020

  • Dark Skies Festival 2020: 14 Feb-1 Mar

    You don’t need to leave Earth to get a taste of space travel, but you do need to escape light pollution. The North York Moors are far away from the bright lights of towns and cities, so when the sun goes down a dazzling display of as many as 2,000 stars fills the sky.

    Dark Skies Festival 2020: 14 Feb-1 Mar

  • 25 for 25 – What to see and do this Residents' Festival

    The most favourite weekend of all Yorkie's is finally here - the annual York Resident’s Festival returns for the 25th time, celebrating its quarter of a century anniversary. The inaugural festival was held in January 1996, where 15 visitor attractions participated, and some like York Minster, York Castle Museum and the JORVIK Viking Centre still take part in the festival to this day. With over 100 attractions, special events and secret tours held across the city over the festival weekend, all York residents can become visitors for two days and explore the city in a new light.

    25 for 25 – What to see and do this Residents' Festival

  • Absolutely Lucy - Ultimate guide to planning girly weekend breaks in York

    Lucy, from the Absolutely Lucy blog, knows the deal – York is a city for any occasion. For Lucy it served as a perfect destination for a girls weekend with one of her best friends. York is great for exploring the history and culture, as well as for its vibrant food scene. After her visit, Lucy’s parents have instantly booked a break in York, and we are sure you will do to!

    Absolutely Lucy - Ultimate guide to planning girly weekend breaks in York

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