Love York with LNER

Whether it’s your first time, or you want to fall in love with the city all over again, find out all the ways to #LoveYork and start planning your trip now.

Make sure you get the best deals by booking your break early. Travel in style with LNER giving you more down time to read the next chapter in your book or enjoy selections of food and drink served right to your seat with at-seat ordering.

If you’re not sure what to do in York, we’ve got the lowdown on the best things to do in the city and beyond with tons of inspiration for you. Our Winter and Spring calendar is is brimming with events to enjoy from half term family fun and York Ice Trail.


There’s no quicker way to get to the heart of historic York with train journeys less than two hours from London King’s Cross.


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.

York Pass

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

York Minster

Discover a masterpiece in stained glass and stone.

JORVIK Viking Centre

Discover the Vikings at JORVIK Viking Centre.

National Railway Museum

Discover iconic locomotives at the National Railway Museum.

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.

Castle Howard

Castle Howard is one of Britain’s finest stately homes, situated just outside York in the Howardian Hills, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Eat & Drink

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

York Ice Trail 2022

The UK’s biggest outdoor Ice Trail will be returning for more frosty and fantastical fun on the 5th and 6th March 2022.

That JORVIK Viking Thing 2022

JORVIK Viking Centre hosts the world’s largest online Viking Festival during February half-term, with interactive fun, livestreams, and video on demand so you can immerse yourself in Viking life at home!

JORVIK Viking Festival

With living history encampments, talks, tours, family events, evening entertainment and dramatic combat performances, there’s something for everyone at JORVIK Viking Festival.

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.

Shambles Market

Shambles Market is a historic and vibrant market and is home to York’s largest group of independent traders. With more than 70 stalls, the market is a one-stop shop for all your shopping needs.


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.