To provide you with the best experience, cookies are used on this site. Find out more here.

Allow cookies
York

York

the original city adventure

Category (January 2019) - Media

VISIT YORK

newsletters

Blogs

  • Biggest outdoor Ice Trail in UK celebrates myths and legends

    Biggest outdoor Ice Trail in UK celebrates myths and legends

    Plans for the biggest outdoor Ice Trail in the UK, the York Ice Trail, were revealed today by Visit York.  Now in its fourth year, 35,000 people visited the trail in 2017, demonstrating its popularity with both residents and visitors alike.  Fire and Ice are promised at this year’s event, sponsored by the York BID and organised by Make It York, when it returns to the city Saturday 2 February, ahead of the Chinese New Year celebrations.

  • York looks to Copenhagen to share best tourism practice

    York looks to Copenhagen to share best tourism practice

    The full line-up of speakers for the Visit York annual tourism conference has been revealed today. VYCON 2019 will be held on Thursday 24 January at York Racecourse where 300 delegates from across the tourism sector in York, Yorkshire and beyond, are expected to attend. The theme for the conference is ‘Only in York’, York’s tourism marketing campaign for 2019, which will showcase all of the experiences which are truly unique to the city.

  • 24th York Residents Festival Sponsored by Grand Central

    24th York Residents Festival Sponsored by Grand Central

    Visit the 18th century chapel and priest hole at the Bar Convent, explore captivating drawings of York in the city archives, spy the original masons’ marks inside the 500-year old Postern Tower, try on costumes at Friargate Theatre or tour York’s oldest surviving windmill.  This is just a taste of the attractions and behind the scenes tours on offer at the 24th York Residents Festival.  Residents will once again have the chance to explore what’s on their doorstep free of charge with a valid YorkCard or student card, when this annual event, sponsored by Grand Central, arrives on Saturday 26 and Sunday 27 January.  During the festival the city’s visitor attractions open up their doors free of charge so residents can turn tourist for the weekend.

  • stay updated

    Don't Miss

    Don't Miss

    Don't Miss

    Don't Miss

    Don't Miss

    Don't Miss