Summer in York

See your friends and family while supporting local venues at the colourful outdoor spaces across the city. 

There’s so much to see, and a great deal more in York's beautiful surroundings, so extend your stay, and #LoveYork for longer. While you're in York, the Visitor Information Centre team will be on hand to give you a warm welcome and provide information on a range of areas including travel advice, guidance on what is open locally, and expert insight on the city – including leaflets and trail maps.

Book Your Summer Stay

York offers a wide range of accommodation, from luxury spa hotels to self-catering getaways, giving you an eclectic choice of inviting places to rest your head after a day of exploring.

Visit York Summer Guide

Discover all the incredible things to do in York, including a packed calendar of events and make the most of your visit by extending your stay, and #LoveYork for longer.


One of the best ways to explore York is on foot. A stroll down any snickelway, wall or ings opens you up to a whole world of discovery.

Mid-Week #LoveYork Adventure

Summer is a wonderful time to visit York, and what’s the best way to avoid the weekend rush? That’s right, visit mid-week! York is buzzing any day of the week.

What is Open in York?

Many of York’s retailers and businesses have reopened and are ready to welcome you safely back to the city. See what's open.

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Choose Your Adventure in York with The Visit York Pass - a sightseeing card which gives you free entry to top attractions, museums and monuments in York.

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Included in The Visit York Pass

York Minster, City Cruises York, JORVIK Viking Centre, The York Dungeon, Van Gogh Immersive Experience, York City Sightseeing, and so much more!

Each Visit York Pass also comes with a free 24 Hour hop on hop off bus tour plus a choice of three pasta or pizza dishes at ASK Italian Restaurant, York.

Choose your Adventure