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Wander through the cobbled streets of this ancient walled city and you’ll feel as though you’ve been transported back in time. But don’t be fooled - despite its Viking connections, gothic heritage and medieval architecture; York is a vibrant city which combines a rich heritage with fashionable shopping and glorious surrounding countryside.
Start your visit to York with a tour of the Minster, one of the world’s most stunning Gothic cathedrals, then walk the city walls before exploring the cobbled streets of The Shambles. Further afield you’ll discover two of the UK’s best-loved national parks; the North York Moors and the Yorkshire Dales.
Did you know?
York has the longest city walls in England
York has over 30 museums and attractions
It took over 250 years to complete York Minster
The Shambles is thought to be Europe’s oldest shopping street
The National Railway Museum attracts over 700,000 visitors each year
Things to do in York
Wander through the cobbled streets of this ancient walled city and you’ll feel as though you’ve been transported back in time.