Visiting York

(York, England)

Delightful York is an enviably attractive city that's characterised by beautiful architecture, an impressive cathedral, narrow medieval streets and its famous walls. York is a historic centre crammed with cultural attractions, including the ever-popular Jorvik Viking Centre, York Dungeons and Minster cathedral.

In addition to its famous landmarks and attractions, York also boasts many lovely gardens, excellent dining and countless shops and galleries. The city's numerous pubs, bars and theatres, not to mention its cinemas and nightclubs, mean there's also plenty to do when the sun sets in this historic city.

Visiting York: Places to Visit

  • Take a walking tour of York, a great way to see the city's historic landmarks and attractions
  • Explore York's Viking history including its sights and smells at the Jorvik Viking Centre
  • Get spooked at the York Dungeons with their special effects, waxworks, actors and displays
  • Stroll down the atmospheric Shambles, York's best-known medieval street with its cobblestones and historic buildings
  • Catch a performance at York's architecturally impressive Grand Opera House
  • Get lost in York Maze, the largest maze in the United Kingdom
  • Marvel at historic York Minster, the largest Gothic cathedral in northern Europe
  • Visit magnificent Castle Howard, an 18th-century mansion with stunning grounds
  • Walk along York's medieval walls and take in the views of the city centre
  • Learn about Victorian and Edwardian York at the York Castle Museum

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