Visit York and be enriched in one of Europe’s most inspiring cities…
If you are looking for a cultural getaway, romantic short break, relaxing UK holiday or family day out then visit York and be inspired. Renowned for its exquisite architecture, tangle of quaint cobbled streets and the iconic York Minster, York is fast developing a flourishing, cutting-edge scene. Delve into the city’s vibrant café culture, take time out to enjoy some of the country’s most talented street entertainers or simply watch the world go by while sipping a drink by the river.
A city of contrasts and exciting discoveries, York is a place where the old encompasses the new and the commonplace meets with the unexpected. Broaden your mind with a visit to world class museums or a variety of festivals held throughout the year catering for all ages and interests.
York’s wealth of attractions could keep even the most determined visitor occupied for weeks. A visit to the York Minster, the largest Gothic Cathedral north of the Alps goes without saying. Do not miss the Jorvik Viking Centre an award winning experience transporting you to a Viking settlement 1000 years ago or the National Railway Museum with the finest collection of trains in the world.
With so many fantastic attractions to choose from in and around York, you really will be spoilt for choice when it comes to places to visit. Don’t forget the many York tours available and there is a wide choice of museums – with something to interest everyone. Beyond York, the beautiful Yorkshire countryside and coastline are also waiting to be discovered and enjoyed.