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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.

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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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Forthcoming events in York

York Barbican

An evening of late 90s boyband nostalgia 4 of the eras biggest pop bands take to the stage on a multi bill extravaganza for 30 dates across the UK in 2020 Celebrating a decade of wild boys of pop MJR bring you…

Inflatable 5k Obstacle Course Run - York
York Racecourse

The Inflatable 5k is heading to York on the Saturday 13th June 2020. The UKs biggest and best Inflatable obstacle course 5k run has just gotten even BIGGER Bouncier and BetterOur NEW two x 2.5k lap course means LESS Running & MORE…

Category: Sports

TEL: 02033 717156
Go West & Paul Young UK Tour
York Barbican Centre

Hitting the road on a double bill tour these two heavyweight chart toppers will be performing all their hits on a bumper bill of nostalgic pop Celebrating 35 years Go West were one of the most successful singersongwriter duos of the 80s.…

Kim Wildes Greatest Hits UK Tour
York Barbican

Kim Wilde is one of the most adored female artists of the 80s. The Voice of a generation of rebellious youth Kims punchy vocals and look of the moment alighted dancefloors and airwaves around the world. She was and remains a media…


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: 21/01/2020 04:46:13