Star Attractions

If it’s world-class museums and attractions you’re after, you’re in the right place. From trains to dinosaurs, Romans to Vikings, and Victorians to ghosts and ghouls, York’s got something for all the family. Locals – don’t let visitors have all the fun! York residents are lucky enough to get in free or at a reduced price to some attractions with a YorkCard/proof of residence. Take advantage of the quieter times of year when you can have a whole museum to yourselves. It’s more exciting than another trip to the park! Continue Reading


For hundreds of years, York has played an important part in the world of chocolate. Even now, the sweet smell of Kit Kats often drifts across the city from the Nestle factory. To find out more, or if you just fancy indulging your craving for cocoa, continue reading!

Gory York

York’s snickleways and alleys are positively groaning with ghosts and ghouls, and its history is littered with gory goings-on. In fact York’s so gory that it has its very own Horrible Histories book! There are plenty of ways to find out about York’s bloody and chilling past, from visiting one of the popular attractions like the York Dungeon to joining one of the many Ghost Walks (ghost walks are something we will cover in greater detail soon). Here are some suggestions for the brave amongst you, continue reading!

Off the Beaten Track

Don’t let the star attractions steal all the limelight! York has lots of hidden gems that are well worth seeking out if you fancy something off the usual tourist trail. Here are our top picks. Continue Reading