There’s a lot to love in York. It doesn’t matter if you’re an old romantic or an unsentimental grump; York is sure to win your heart.

The city is opening back up, and its treasures and delights are on offer once more. Whether it’s your first time, or you want to fall in love with the city all over again, find out the ways to #LoveYork and start planning your trip now.

If you’re not sure what to do in York, we’ve got the lowdown on the best things to do in the city, what’s open, and tons of inspiration. Don’t miss our We’re Good To Go video, which showcases how the city will keep you safe, and our #LoveYork Summer Guide, packed full of brilliant attractions, shopping experiences and eateries.


Eat & Drink

York is the ultimate destination for foodies and those looking for a special culinary experience. Tuck in!

Stay in York

From luxury spa hotels to self-catering getaways, York has the perfect places to rest your head after a day of exploring. Book your stay now.


With a web of winding streets flaunting designer stores, independent shops and boutiques, there is no better place for some retail therapy than York.


Offering more attractions per square mile than any other destination in the UK, you’re never more than a short walk from one of York's awe inspiring offerings.

What is Open in York?

Many of York’s retailers and businesses have reopened and are ready to welcome you safely back to the city. See what's open.


One of the best ways to explore York is on foot. A stroll down any snickelway, wall or ings opens you up to a whole world of discovery.

York Pass

York Pass is a sightseeing card which gives you free entry to top attractions, museums and monuments in York. Buy now.

Visit York eShop

Looking for a special York gift as a souvenir of your visit or for something to remind someone special of home? There's something for everyone!

COVID-19 Guidance

Can I Visit York? See guidance on what you can do in York and how you can keep safe.

Visit York Information Centre

Our friendly assistants are here to share their expert local knowledge of attractions, travel information, places to eat, shops and events with you.

Visit York Summer Guide

Summer of Sport, Al Fresco Dining, #LoveWalking. There are plenty of reasons to visit York this summer! Read the Visit York Summer Guide now. 

The Grand, York

Staycations perfect for all celebrations. Experience York's most luxurious address at The Grand, York, Yorkshire's only AA rated 5-star hotel.