What's on inYork

Welcome to York

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting York - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.

Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in York to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

Tourist information York

Tourist Information

Everything you need to know if you're visiting York as a visitor or a resident.

Hotels in York

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Whether you're staying for the night or a few days, check out the choice of local hotels.

Restaurants in York

Restaurants in York

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Forthcoming events in York

Grand Opera House, York: The Mousetrap
Grand Opera House

The scene is set when a group of people gathered in a country house cut off by the snow discover to their horror that there is a murderer in their midst. Who can it be One by one the suspicious characters reveal…

TEL: 01904 678705
The UK Careers Fair in York - 5th June
The De Grey Rooms

. Are you looking for a Career Looking for the right career can often be time‐consuming and frustrating. The York Careers Fair offers candidates from all backgrounds experience and education level the opportunity to speak to an abundance of local employers all…

Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 08006 891725
Carter Jonas LandAid Pedalthon
Castle Howard

The annual business charity cycling event Carter Jonas LandAid Pedalthon takes place on Friday 7 June 2019 starting and ending at Castle Howard. Cyclists have a choice of 30 50 and 75 mile routes through the glorious Yorkshire countryside over moors and…

Category: Sports

TEL: 02075 183251
Coeliac UK's Gluten Free Food Festival
Lakeside Conference Centre

Well have inspirational cooking demos our popular dietetics clinics not to mention specialist talks by leading gastro Dr Hugo Penny. And whats more MasterChef winner 2016 and Coeliac UK supporter Jane Devonshire will be there to demo a tasty recipe from her…

Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 03333 322033
Armistead Maupin
Grand Opera House, York

Armistead Maupin LGBT activist and much‐loved author will be embarking on his first ever UK tour this autumn. Americas ultimate storyteller will recount his favourite tales from the past four decades offering his own engaging observations on society and the world we…

Category: Gay & Lesbian


Tourist Attractions


Between 1976 and 1981, visitors to York from all over the world watched as some of the best preserved remains of the Viking world came to light.York Archaeological Trust discovered wooden houses which stood to over 2 metres in height, fence lines, alleyways and backyards. …

York Dungeons

The York Dungeon brings York's horrible history to life with 11 live shows, actors and special effects.Travel to the dark depths of York Prison where murderer, thief, and infamous highwayman Dick Turpin awaits his death at the gallows.After years of stealing livestock, robbing stage‐coaches and murdering those who…

Yorkshire Air Museum

A Traditional Hangar Dance to Celebrate the 60th Anniversary of the Liberation of Europe. Dance the night away to the Big Band sound of the highly regarded New York Dance Band. Set in the atmospheric hangar at the Yorkshire Air Museum with the unique backdrop of the Halifax…

Beningbrough Hall and Gardens

York's county house and garden, this imposing Georgian Mansion was built in 1716 and contains one of the most empressive baroque interiors in England.Exceptional wood carving, an unusual central corridor running the full length of the house, and over 100 pictures on loan from the National…

York Minster

One of Europe's finest cathedrals, in the heart of Northern England.From Roman times to the present day the site on which York Minster stands has been at the very centre of England's religious and political life.'The Story of the Minster through the Ages' is…

National Railway Museum

Discover over 300 years of history and over a million wonderful objects.Marvel at iconic locomotives, watch engineering work in progress in the Workshop, browse our object‐filled Warehouse, or let off steam in the outdoor play area.…

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Want to see what other attractions to visit when in York? See our list of attractions in York, including theme parks, castles, historic houses, zoos and many more family days out.

Updated: 20/05/2019 04:47:54