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  • Sophie's Suitcase - Ultimate guide to a weekend break in York

    At the start of December Sophie and her best friend visited York to explore the most of the city in 48 hours. Located almost exactly halfway between London and Edinburgh, York is a city with deep Roman and Viking roots, combining its heritage with modern British lifestyle.  According to Sophie, here you will feel like you’ve stepped back in time as you wonder down medieval streets surrounded by the ancient city walls, but will also be brought back to present with York’s thriving cultural scene. Read about how to save money while sightseeing and the best places to stay and eat in York on Sophie’s blog.

    Sophie's Suitcase - Ultimate guide to a weekend break in York

  • 5 Romantic things to do in York on Valentine’s Day

    “O’ Tell Me the Truth about Love”, wrote W.H. Auden in his famous poem of the same name. Born in York in 1907, W.H.Auden is one of the most quoted 20th century poets in the world on the subject of love. Love and romance come in many different guises, that much is certainly the truth. For the most romantic time of the year we suggest five different things to do in York on Valentine’s Day.

    5 Romantic things to do in York on Valentine’s Day

  • Explore Viking York with a YorkPass

    The annual JORVIK Viking Festival is a city-wide celebration of York’s rich Norse heritage that goes back over 1000 years, and is taking place for the 35th time this year from 20 to 27 February. With an exciting programme of events the festival is perfect for all ages. While here, don’t forget to pick up a YorkPass that will grant you free entry to all the Viking (and other) attractions around York. Find out how you can explore the Viking city, saving money in the meantime.

    Explore Viking York with a YorkPass

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    York had a snow day and it looks even more beautiful!

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    Snow in York

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