With Spring almost in bloom and Easter just around the corner, it’s the perfect time to book a stay in York. Keep the whole family entertained and discover all the incredible things there are to do in the city. With an exciting programme of Easter events and activities during the holidays, York is definitely the place to be.

Celebrate the Easter weekend with so many egg-cellent things to do in York, from discovering the best places to taste and buy sweet treats at York's Chocolate Festival to special Easter events such as Easter egg trails and chocolate decorating... you are guaranteed to have a basket load of fun! 

Make the most of your visit to York and stay for longer in the city, with a wide range of accommodation from family friendly hotels to self-catering getaways, there’s plenty of choice for somewhere to stay after a day of exploring.

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Book Your Stay

York offers a wide range of accommodation, from luxury spa hotels to self-catering getaways, giving you an eclectic choice of inviting places to rest your head after a day of exploring.

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York Chocolate Festival

Back for the first time since 2019 York Chocolate Festival will be bigger than ever, celebrating York’s chocolate and confectionary heritage together with the sweet delights that fill the city today.

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Things to See & Do

With so many things to do in York, make the most of your visit by staying in York for longer, so you can take your time and see more of our incredible city.

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Eat & Drink

York is the ultimate destination for foodies and those looking for a special culinary experience with a huge range of dishes on offer from a wide variety of quality cafés and restaurants.

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Shopping

York offers a unique shopping experience. If you are looking for a special gift idea, want to spoil yourself or treat someone special, there is no better place for some retail therapy.

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Visitor Information

If you choose to visit York, our friendly and knowledgeable team at the Visit York Information Centre & Gift Shop will give you a very warm welcome.

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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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