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  • VE Day: 75 Years

    As we commemorate 75 years since Victory in Europe, mark the occasion by learning more about York’s wartime experience. An insight into the York war effort The Yorkshire Air Museum The Yorkshire Ai..

    VE Day: 75 Years

  • Exploring York From The Comfort of Your Home

    We’re encouraging everyone to stay home and stay safe, but while York’s doors are temporarily closed, there are still a number of ways to enjoy York from your own home. We are working to share a..

    Exploring York From The Comfort of Your Home

  • Happy Easter from the Home of Chocolate

    Happy Easter from York, the home of chocolate. We hope the Easter bunny has been particularly generous to you this year. We know it’s a shame that you can’t come to the chocolate city right now, bu..

    Happy Easter from the Home of Chocolate

  • Things to Do in York on a Rainy Day

    In the last couple of weeks we’ve seen a lot of rainfall in York, and we all know that a rainy or stormy day is often a culprit of dampeningone’s holiday. One sure thing to still have a great time, regardless of the weatheris, you guessed it, to stay indoors. York has plenty to offer in term of indoors activities and there is definitely enough to keep you entertained no matter the amount of sunshine in the sky!

    Things to Do in York on a Rainy Day

  • Spend a weekend in York this Valentines

    York, with its cobbled streets and the smell of chocolate making in the air is the ultimate city of romance. W.H. Auden, who was born in York in 1907 wrote “O’ Tell Me the Truth about Love” and here is where one can hear all about it. Novelists, past and present, have taken York and its evocative surroundings as inspiration for their work. Spend the most romantic day of the year in York with a range of themed events to experience with your partner, on your own, or with friends.

    Spend a weekend in York this Valentines

  • Once Upon A Time In York: Ice Trail 2020

    On 1-2 February 2020, a spell will be cast over York, giving the city an icy makeover and providing the people with frosty, fantastical and fairy-tale fun.

    Once Upon A Time In York: Ice Trail 2020

  • Dark Skies Festival 2020: 14 Feb-1 Mar

    You don’t need to leave Earth to get a taste of space travel, but you do need to escape light pollution. The North York Moors are far away from the bright lights of towns and cities, so when the sun goes down a dazzling display of as many as 2,000 stars fills the sky.

    Dark Skies Festival 2020: 14 Feb-1 Mar

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