#DaysOut what to do on a day out in York:

By 17th October 2019#Daysout

York is a quintessentially British destination with its cobbled streets and a 14th century city centre. It’s almost hard to believe the quaint city was once the capital of Viking Britain.

The city boasts many attractions from award-winning museums to beautiful architecture.  There are many reasons you should visit York and here’s why:

York Minster:

Dating back to the 7th century, York Minster is a one of the most spectacular cathedrals in the world.  The cathedral has a unique medieval gothic style and houses over 800 years’ worth of stained glass.


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The Shambles

Inspiring Diagon Alley in the Harry Potter films, there’s no denying the magical vibe on York’s most famous street. Wander in and out of the Elizabethan buildings now home to independent stores and cafes.


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Betty’s Tea Room

Like any British city, York is filled with tea rooms. However, Betty’s Tea Room is famous for its traditional dining experience. Book in advance to make sure you get a table!


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York City Walls

Surrounding the city is the longest medieval town walls in the UK. York City Walls take around two hours to walk and offer views of the city.


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National Railway Museum

The National Railway Museum is the largest railway museum in the world. The museum is the perfect place for little ones to learn all about the history of the railway.


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Jorvik Viking Centre

This award-winning centre offers a fantastic look into Viking history. Experience the smells, sounds and sights of Viking times through the galleries, exhibitions and ride!


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St Nicholas Fair

With Christmas coming around sooner than you think, St Nicholas Fair comes back to the streets of York. The fair sells local products, unique Christmas gifts and a range of international food!

If you fancy exploring the cobbled streets of York, why not join us on our day coach trip on Saturday the 23rd November. Tickets are £15.00 for adults and £14.00 for children or silver surfers. Contact us to book your tickets here.

You can request a brochure for all of our day trips here.  Our coaches are also available for private hire.