York has something for everyone – main attractions include York Minster, the National Railway Museum, York Chocolate Story and the York Castle Museum with its magnificent Victorian street and some amazing tucked away treasures include the Treasurer’s House, Merchant Adventurers’ Hall, Barley Hall and Fairfax House.
There are numerous annual festivals, fascinating walking, bus, boat, ghost and tuk tuk tours, sharing York’s rich history plus there are fabulous cafes (including the world-famous Bettys tearooms), restaurants, bars and pubs
If you like shopping you will not be disappointed! York boasts many independent one-off shops tucked away down quaint cobbled streets, giving you a unique shopping experience and lots to explore.
To find out more about what to see and do there is lots of information on the VisitYork website at www.visityork.org. When you arrive in the City, pop in and see them, the are based on the corner of Museum Street, just down the road from York Minster. You can also ring them on 01904 550099. If you are in York for a few days, it would be worth getting a York Pass allowing free entry to over 30 attractions. It costs £36 for one day, £48 for two days and £58 for three days and well worth the money. Included in the York Pass is the York Sightseeing Bus Tour. Find out more about the York Pass at www.yorkpass.com
We also recommend looking at the York Mix What’s On page here which offers an excellent up to date guide of what’s happening on a daily basis.
We have literature available in our apartment for you to browse and would be happy to make suggestions and help you plan itineraries according to your interests and make recommendations as to where to eat. Please do ask us either in advance or on your arrival.
Check out our 7 days in York posts here