There’s never been a better time to get out and about with the family in York and it just got easier with York Park & Ride. Make your way to one of the 6 easy to reach Park & Ride locations, park up for free, download the First Bus APP and then hop aboard one of the zero emission electric buses to head into the city and start your sightseeing and fun, discovering York’s hidden gems, the YO1 Riverside Beach Club, sporty sculptures, city ping pong and lots of other activities to keep the kids entertained!

York Park & Ride

Travel in style with zero emission electric buses. Download the APP, no need for cash, great value, getting you in quickly.

Hidden Gems

Step off the beaten track and delve deeper into the city’s ancient past to uncover some of York’s best kept secrets.

Family Fun

If you are visiting with the kids you’ve chosen an exciting and child friendly city to come to. Ideas for family fun come rain or shine.

I Spy trail

One of the best ways to explore York is on foot and the I Spy Trail is full of things to spot as you sneak along the snickets.

Indie York

The best way to get to the heart of York is to explore its independent scene, meet local people and discover its authenticity.

Summer of Sport

From sporty sculptures to yoga classes and city ping pong tables to iconic running trails, Thors Tipi and new YO1 Beach Club.

York Pass

York Pass is a sightseeing card which gives you free entry to top attractions, museums and monuments in York. Buy now.

Eat & Drink

York is the ultimate destination for foodies and those looking for a special culinary experience. Tuck in!


With a web of winding streets flaunting designer stores, independent shops and boutiques, there is no better place for some retail therapy than York.

Summer Guide

Summer of Sport, Al Fresco Dining, #LoveWalking. There are plenty of reasons to visit York this summer! Read the Visit York Summer Guide now.

Visitor Information

Our friendly assistants are here to share their expert local knowledge of attractions, travel information, places to eat, shops and events with you.

Shambles Market & Food Court

Saunter around the local stalls and grab a bite to eat with a host of delicious street food traders.