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Places to visit with children in York

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York Minster
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Deangate, York, YO1 7HH, Tel: 01904 557 216, Email

Explore York’s world-class cathedral with medieval stained glass and stone masterpieces and foundations rooted in the nation's earliest history. Vast spaces come alive with music and quiet corners reveal stories of human inspiration.

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  • Rail station: York (1 mile)
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
The Bar Convent
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17 Blossom Street, York, YO24 1AQ, Tel: 01904 643238, Email

Discover the secrets of England's oldest living convent. Founded in 1686 and still home to religious sisters today, the Grade I Listed 18th-century buildings house an Exhibition, award-winning Café & Guest House plus Conference facilities.

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  • Rail station: York Station (1 mile)
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
The Escapologist
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Unit C,, 4-6 New Lane, Selby, YO8 4QB, Tel: 01757247500, Email

Unique, Family-Friendly Bar, Restaurant & Escape Rooms in an immersive theme.

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  • Rail station: Selby (0.5 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
York City Cruises
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Kings Staith, York, YO1 9SN, Tel: 01904 628324, Email

Enjoy the sights of York with City Cruises York, where we offer Daytime City Cruises, Early Evening Cruises, Floodlit Cruises & self drive motor boats. We also have BBQ Party Cruises and much more!

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  • Rail station: York (1 mile)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Yorkshire Heart Vineyard & Brewery

The Vineyard, Pool Lane,, Nun Monkton, York, YO26 8EL, Tel: 01423 330716, Email

Yorkshire Heart Cafe & Shop 'The WineHouse'

From January 22nd The Winehouse is open Tuesday-Saturday from 11.00am-5.30pm serving teas & coffees, cakes, snacks, light lunches, afternoon tea & drinks from the bar!

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  • Rail station: Hammerton (2.5 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Aldborough Roman Site

Aldborough, Nr Boroughbridge, YO51 9EP, Tel: 01423 322768, Email

The museum houses many objects from the once sophisticated town of Roman Britain's largest tribe’ to ‘Capital' of the Romanised Brigantes, Aldborough features two stunning mosaic pavements and other Roman finds.

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  • Rail station: York (20 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
York's Chocolate Story
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King's Square, York, YO1 7LD, Tel: 01904 527725, Email

York's Chocolate Story, located in the heart of York, is an entertaining and informative guided tour through the history of York's most famous chocolate-making families and their finest creations.

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  • Rail station: York (1 mile)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Captain Cook Memorial Museum, Whitby
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Grape Lane, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO22 4BA, Tel: 01947 601900, Email

Celebrates the life of the great explorer Captain Cook, and the crews, the artists and scientists who sailed with him on his momentous voyages. Gold Award winner for best small visitor attraction,Visit England Awards for Excellence

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  • Rail station: Whitby (0 mile)
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Askham Bryan Wildlife & Conservation Park

Askham Bryan, York, YO23 3FR, Tel: 01904 772270, Email

Askham Bryan Wildlife and Conservation Park is a new wildlife park at Askham Bryan College.

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  • Rail station: York Train Station (5.2 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Wolds Way Lavender
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Sandy Lane, Wintringham, Malton, North Yorkshire, YO17 8HW, Tel: 01944 758641, Email

A unique Lavender Farm, with Distillery, Tearoom, Shop, Plant Sales, Giant Games Maze, Nature Walks and Narrow Gauge Railway.

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  • Rail station: Malton (6 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
JORVIK Viking Centre
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Coppergate, York, YO1 9WT, Tel: 01904 615505, Email

JORVIK Viking Centre is now open!

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  • Rail station: York (1 mile)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Sutton Bank National Park Centre
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Sutton Bank, Nr Thirsk, North Yorkshire, YO7 2EH, Tel: 01845 597426, Email

For a great day out head to Sutton Bank National Park Centre, less than 30mls north of York. Soak up England’s finest view on easy walking trails or head out on two wheels along the new spectacular Sutton Bank cliff edge family cycle route.

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  • Rail station: Thirsk (8 miles)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
 

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