The Best Things to Do in York

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Popular things to do in York

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History Museum
National Railway Museum
4.7
Duration: 2h 30 min
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Architectural Building
York Minster
4.4
Duration: 2 hours
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Ruin
York City Walls
4.7
Duration: 2 hours
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Neighborhood
York Shambles
4.4
Duration: 30 minutes
Nicknamed the "City of Festivals," York offers a plethora of cultural events and tourist attractions that range from Gothic cathedrals to Christmas-themed amusement parks. Some of the most popular things to do in York include attending a regular service at York Minster--one of Northern Europe's oldest and most magnificent cathedrals--and walking along the incredibly well preserved York City Walls that date back to the Roman times. Informative and engaging, National Railway Museum offers fun for the whole family, with all types of trains you can board and a miniature railway you can ride. A giant corn labyrinth with a wide range of farmland games, York Maze is another interesting family-oriented attraction.

Museums in York

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Specialty Museum
York Castle Museum
4.6
Duration: 2h 30 min
Specialty Museum
Jorvik Viking Centre
3.9
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Specialty Museum
York's Chocolate Story
4.3
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Specialty Museum
The York Dungeon
4.3
Duration: 1h 30 min

Side trips from York

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World heritage site
Royal Albert Dock Liverpool Liverpool
4.6
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Specialty Museum
Beamish Museum Beamish
4.6
Duration: 6 hours
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World heritage site
Durham Cathedral Durham
4.8
Duration: 2 hours
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Art Gallery
Chatsworth House Bakewell
4.1
Duration: 2 hours

Hidden gems in York

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Garden
Breezy Knees Gardens
4.8
Duration: 2h 30 min
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Theme Park
York Maze
4.6
Duration: 8 hours
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Specialty Museum
Yorkshire Air Museum
4.6
Duration: 3h 30 min
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Garden
Museum Gardens
4.5
Duration: 2 hours

Historic Sites in York

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Castle
Castle Howard
4.0
Duration: 2 hours
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Historic Site
Treasurer's House
4.4
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Historic Site
York Cold War Bunker
4.7
Duration: 2 hours
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Historic Site
St. Crux Parish Hall
4.9
Duration: 2 hours

Shopping in York

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Gift & Specialty Shop
Kala King Patisserie
5.0
Duration: 4 hours
Antique Store
Yorkshire Antiques.com
5.0
Duration: 30 minutes
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Gift & Specialty Shop
Pylones
4.8
Duration: 2 hours
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Gift & Specialty Shop
Waterstones
4.8
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Private Tour
The Original Viking Walk
5.0
Duration: 1h 30 min
Beer Tasting / Tour
Brewtown Tours
5.0
Duration: 4 hours
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Wildlife Area
York Bird of Prey Centre Huby
4.9
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Wildlife Area
National Centre for Birds of Prey Helmsley
4.9
Duration: 3 hours
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