About York

The city walls adorned with daffodilsThe North’s spiritual capital for 2000 years, York is central to Britain’s colourful history. Visit the stunning York Minster, enjoy Stonegate and Shambles shopping and live the York history at the JORVIK Viking Centre, National Railway Museum and York Castle Museum. York is a compact walled riverside city and home to countless world-class attractions, museums and galleries. York offers a feast of festivals and annual events – excels in food and drink, live music, horseracing, comedy and arts. Walmgate BarYork is a year round destination offering a lively cafe bar and restaurant culture and vibrant entertainment and festivals. Ideally located as a touring base, atmospheric York is roughly 2-hours by rail from London, Edinburgh and Manchester. For further information on things to see and do in York and the surrounding area, please visit the official site for York tourism.