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  • Lost in Landmarks - A day trip to York: one day itinerary in the historic city

    Only have one day to explore York? Don’t worry, the historic city has a lot on offer, although you might find yourself wanting to return again and again to discover even more. Kirsty from Lost in Landmarks blog says York really captures the hearts and minds of all who visit. There are many reasons to this, but for Kirsty the main one is the wealth of history and the chocolate smell in the air.

    Lost in Landmarks - A day trip to York: one day itinerary in the historic city

  • 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

  • Tilly-Jayne Blog - A City Guide To: York

    For most of our UK visitors York is no more than 2 hours away from their homes. History on the doorstep. Tilly-Jayne has visited York in December with for a weekend getaway with her mum and in her blog post she explores places to stay & eat, as well as thing to do in the city. As she puts it “There is so, so much to see and do in York, you certainly won't be stuck filling your time here...” As a vegan, Tilly also has advice on best planted-based friendly food places in York.

    Tilly-Jayne Blog - A City Guide To: York

  • Katya Jackson - York City Break

    Exploring York is like entering a living open-air museum. Katya has visited York for a weekend break with her lovely whippet Loki – sharing the best things to do as well as places to eat and stay. As a talented photographer, she captured city’s hidden corners and historical medieval atmosphere. Visit her blog for the full weekend city guide and recommendations on what to do in York with a furry friend. Hopefully Katya will convince you to add our beautiful city to your 2019 travel plans.

    Katya Jackson - York City Break

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