Few destinations rival the charm of York. Steeped in history, it offers stunning architecture, world-class attractions, eclectic shops and stylish restaurants and a wealth of accommodation to suit every taste and budget. It’s easy to understand why over 7 million visitors come here every year. You’ve visited at a great time – we’ve got an inspiring programme of year round events, and a fabulous selection of eating out venues, shopping, arts and culture to match the very best, and lively nightlife.
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Top-end fine dining, adventurous independents and a great range of ethnic cuisine means you’ll never go hungry here.
High street chains, one-off independents and quirky specialists – they’re all waiting for the shopaholic.
Arts & culture
York has always been a magnet for the world’s leading artists, actors and musicians – and it’s still the same today.
From cosy, traditional pubs to trendy clubs, you can have a lot of fun here after dark.
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Business & property
York is well-known as a tourist destination, but there’s a huge commercial sector in the city, too.
Places to stay
Whether you want to stay here in style, luxury, comfort or just cheaply, you’ll be spoilt for choice!
Whatever the time of year, and whatever the weather, there’s always plenty to do in the city of York.
Reasons to visit
There are dozens of reasons to love it here – check out a few of our favourites.
You can pack a lot into a couple of days – try this itinerary to make the most of it.
Getting here & around
Compact, accessible and pedestrian-friendly – York is tailor-made for the visitor.
Although you’ll never run short of things to do and see here, it’s also a great base to explore further afield.