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A vibrant festival city with Roman roots and a Viking past, offering an adventure for everyone.

Imagine a city with Roman roots and a Viking past, where ancient walls surround contemporary independent shops and vibrant eateries and there’s a festival for every month of the year. Welcome to York - the Original City Adventure!

Perfectly placed half-way between London and Edinburgh and with the glorious Yorkshire Dales, North York Moors and Wolds right on the doorstep, York is unlike any other English city. There’s thirty world-class museums you can explore, the best racecourse in the country and a thriving cultural scene, not forgetting, York is voted the best place to live in the UK by the Sunday Times.

So, what are you waiting for? Book your break to York and create your own adventure!

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City Cruises York - Sightseeing Cruises

Awarded TripAdvisor's Traveller's Choice Award in 2021!

Enjoy York's No. 1 sightseeing tour; an entertaining and informative cruise on the River Ouse! Min. 45-Minute Sightseeing CruiseLive Captain's CommentaryOn-Board Bar With Local Snacks & Beverages Pre-Booking Advised…

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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.

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York Festivals

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From 13th August 2022

York Walls Festival

York's City Walls

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30th Jul 2022 - 14th Aug 2022

York River Art Market

York River Art Market

FLF 2021 Bus Bar Market Place
27th Aug 2022 - 29th Aug 2022

Malton Food Lovers Festival (Summer)

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