Visit York Publications

Discover the enchanting allure of York - become part of our prestigious annual guides! At Visit York, we take immense pride in producing high-quality, inspirational guides that showcase the very best of York. The guides are a key reference for visitors, residents, and coach operators alike offering insights into all that York has to offer.

We're inviting businesses to seize the opportunity and feature your brand in our widely distributed publications, gaining extensive exposure to a vast audience of potential customers. We offer exclusive discounted advertising rates for Visit York members, making this a value-packed opportunity you can't afford to miss.

Join us today to be a part of the York experience and connect with travellers from around the world. Contact the Visit York Membership Team to explore the advertising packages tailored to your business. Don't let this chance pass you by - get involved now and let your brand shine in the heart of York!

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2024 Visitor Guide

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We are thrilled to announce the launch of our 2024 Visitor Guide, a vibrant and comprehensive resource set to replace our former Mini Guide. This year, we're elevating the experience with an engaging A5 format, reminiscent of our popular Spring/Summer and Christmas Guides.

What's New?

📘 Extended Advertorial Options: Dive into a world of advertising like never before! Our new guide offers an array of advertorial opportunities alongside traditional display ads. This means more space for your stories, more engagement with your audience, and more ways to shine!

🌈 Diverse Advertising Choices: Whether you opt for a double-page advertorial spread or prefer to be featured in our thematic editorial highlights, there's a perfect spot for every business. Imagine your business gracing pages dedicated to 'Food and Drink', 'Family Friendly' spots, and more.

📢 Bonus Social Media Exposure: Book a full or half-page ad and enjoy complimentary posts on Visit York’s social channels, reaching over 180K followers. Share your story, promotions, or events with a wider audience!

Distribution & Digital Presence

🌍 Widespread Reach: With a 100K print run, your business will be showcased across York and the wider region.

💻 Digital Optimisation: Find us on for an online version, expanding your visibility to digital audiences.

Key Dates

🗓️ Booking & Artwork Deadline: 1st December

🎉 Guide Availability: End of January 2024

Get Involved!

Secure your spot in York's most awaited guide! Please send your completed booking form to

Haunted York Guide 2023

The guide highlights many of the spine-chilling Halloween experiences in York – the UK's most haunted city – including The York Dungeon’s new Halloween show, The Grey Lady.

With a print quantity of 15k and available until end of October, the leaflets have been distributed via:

  • The Visit York Visitor Information Centre.
  • Available to order for all members from Info Direct.
  • Promoted through Visit York social media channels and newsletters.
  • A selection delivered to resident’s households via Your Local Link.
  • Available to pick up from various outlets, including Monks Cross Shopping Park and York St John University.

York Christmas Guide 2023

The guide highlights the enchanting Christmas markets, events, and festivals in the city and beyond. From October to December 2023, 40k copies are distributed via:

  • The Visit York Visitor Information Centre.
  • Key attractions and venues across York and the wider region.
  • Hotels and guest houses in York and the wider area.
  • Distribution through Info Display, NPD and Take One Media.
  • Optimised for digital use and promoted through Visit York social media channels and newsletters.
  • Available to order for all members from Info Direct.

View the York Christmas 2023 Guide.

Order our publications

As a Visit York member, you can order free copies of our publications to display at your business and showcase the array of activities York has to offer.

To order, first you will need to register and follow their registration instructions. Once you have registered, you’ll find a link to our Christmas publication on the home page or search for ‘York’ via the search bar under ‘order brochures’.

If you would like more details on this service, please contact Jill Winn, National Sales Manager at Take One Media, on 0131 469 4654, -