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.

Christmas is coming and cosy breaks are just waiting to be booked you are invited to experience the very best of York this festive season for the 30th anniversary of St Nicholas Fair and York Christmas Festival. What are you waiting for?


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.

York Christmas Festival

Enjoy the Christmas cheer on offer in one of the UK's most festive cities as York's restaurants, shops and attractions are beautifully decorated and provide a wonderful winter experience.

Castle Howard

For Christmas at Castle Howard this year we go into the Woods for a fairytale Christmas from 12 Nov.

City Cruises

Enjoy York's No. 1 sightseeing tour; an entertaining and informative cruise on the River Ouse!

York Minster

Discover a masterpiece in stained glass and stone.

JORVIK Viking Centre

Discover the Vikings at JORVIK Viking Centre.

National Railway Museum

Enjoy a free family day out surrounded by the legends of the railways.

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.

Hand Luggage Only - Yaya and Lloyd’s York adventure

Look what Yaya and Lloyd got up to in York when they visited for a recent festive mini break, travelling up from London to York with LNER and staying at The Grand, York.

Travel to York in style with LNER

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.

Things to Do

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 Ice Trail 2023

The UK’s biggest outdoor Ice Trail will return for more family friendly fun on the 4th and 5th February 2023 with a range of magnificent ice sculptures transforming the city centre.

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.

Eat & Drink

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

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.