Attractions & Days Out
Discover 2000 years of history with one easy to use pass which gives you
free entry to over 30 top York attractions and special offers!
the York Pass
City Hop On Hop Off Tour
Discover York at your own leisure on a hop-on hop-off sightseeing tour
of the city. Explore the once Roman capital of Northern England with a
24-hour ticket aboard an open-top double-decker bus.
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Be fast-track transported to the darkest moments in York's history with
the help of live actors and special effects. The York Dungeon uses live
actors, shows and interactive special effects to take you on a unique
journey through the city's most horrible history.
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Jorvik is a museum with a difference, travel in time pod back through
the ages the findings of the archaeological dig, and experience life in
viking York, with sights, sounds and smells.
Museum & Museum Gardens
The recently renovated Yorkshire Museum has five new galleries showing
some of finest archaeological treasures. Archaeology, geology biology
and astronomy are all covered in the collections.
The Yorkshire Air Museum is the largest independent air museum in Britain
and is also the location of The Allied Air Forces Memorial. Situated in
a 20 acre parkland on the former World War II RAF Bomber Command Station
Hall & Gardens
Built in 1716 Beningbrough is a Georgian property set in gardens and parkland.
the Hall houses over 100 portraits, and has a baroque interior. The grounds
have a walled garden and woodland play area.
Over 300 years of history and over 1,000,000 objects detailling the history
of railtravel in the UK and the rest of the world. See over 100 locomotives,
railway art, how the railways were built and run.
The only remains of a castle built originally by William The Conqueror,
Clifford's Tower has a two- storey quatrefoil plan, and affords excellent
panoramic views of the city.
Castle Howard is a fine historic house situated near York, the house is
open throughtout the summer and then is decorated for a special festive
Christmas opening. the grounds and gardens are open year round, except
A thriving 16 acre site with events and activities throughout the year.
Based at Murton Park just outside York this is also your gateway to the
Danelaw Centre for Living History. Also home to the Derwent Valley Light
Enjoy a 45 minute boat cruise on the River Ouse through York with captain's
commentary pointing out some of York's great landmarks and learn more
York Castle Museum
one of Britain's leading museums of everyday life. It shows how people
used to live by displaying thousands of household objects and by recreating
rooms, shops, streets - and even prison cells.
Stillingfleet Lodge is surrounded by a series of contrasting gardens.
Each garden is packed with texture and foliage densely planted for ease
of maintenance based on cottage garden principles.
Creepy Crawlies &
The Web Adventure Park
All the family want to do something different? This is the place for you;
horse riding, ice rink, high wire course, soft play centre, cafe and coming
early in 2012 an arts and crafts centre.
The Green Cab Co
Want a unique way to see the beautiful sights of York. Tour by pedicab,
an environmentally friendly tricycles powered by the rider's legs.
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Holidays - Yorkshire Tour
Day Trips from York visiting the Kilburn White Horse, Goathland and Whitby.
Tickets available from the Visitor Information Centre in York