Top 20 Things To Do In York, England 2019

Top Tours and Activities In York, England

The york pass including hop on hop off tour in york 259475

The York Pass Including Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

42 Reviews

$50.47

Enjoy free entry to 30 top York attractions with the York Pass, a flexible sightseeing pass that allows you to visit the sites that interest you most. Entrance to some of York’s finest showstoppers such as York Minster and York’s Chocolate Story are included. Choose from a 1-, 2- or 3-day pass and sightsee as you wish; all options include an informative York guidebook, discounted entry to attractions in the wider Yorkshire area and discounts on meals at popular York eateries.

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City Sightseeing York Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

37 Reviews

$19.44

There is no better way to see York than on a double-decker City Sightseeing hop-on hop-off bus! See top York attractions on this comprehensive sightseeing tour, such as Clifford’s Tower, Exhibition Square, York Minster, Jorvik Viking Centre and much more. The buses are open top, allowing 360-degree panoramic views along the route. Hop on and off at any of the 18 stops around Yorkshire’s capital during 24 hours of sightseeing.

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North york moors and whitby day trip from york in york 451913

North York Moors and Whitby Day Trip from York

32 Reviews

$55.79

Take a day out from York to explore the North York Moors National Park and Whitby, passing by the famous Kilburn White Horse hill figure and visiting the market town of Helmsley, the village of Goathland (Heartbeat and Harry Potter filming location) and the fishing port of Whitby. See Whitby Abbey (inspiration for the Dracula books), visit the Captain Cook Museum, shop for some Whitby Jet or Gothic Fashion or sample Fish 'n' Chips from the famous Magpie Cafe. Enjoy personal attention from your guide on this small-group minicoach tour, limited to 16 people.

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Skip the Line: The York Dungeon

14 Reviews

$20.86

Step back in time and discover the darkest moments in Yorkshire’s history with a visit to York Dungeon! With skip-the-line entrance, the ticket to the spooky walk-around attraction includes access to live shows, gripping rides and state-of-the-art special effects and staging. Learn of famous foes such as Dick Turpin and Guy Fawkes, and laugh at details of their exploits before they were caught. The top York attraction makes for a fun family visit; just prepare to be spooked!

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Steam trains whitby and the north york moors full day tour from york in york 281823

Steam Trains, Whitby, and the North York Moors Full-Day Tour from York

5 Reviews

$44.04

Explore the stunning North York Moors by road and steam train on this wonderful small-group day trip from York. Travel through the beautiful Yorkshire countryside and visit the fabulous seaside town of Whitby, famous for its association with Captain James Cook and featured in Bram Stoker's Dracula, before boarding a steam train for a journey across the majestic North York Moors. You'll see the best of the Moors, spend time by the seaside and visit the charming railway station made famous as 'Hogsmeade Station' in the Harry Potter films.

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Full day yorkshire dales tour from york in york 249738

Full-Day Yorkshire Dales Tour from York

4 Reviews

$53.13

This tour takes in the best of the Yorkshire Dales. It's an ideal way to see the villages, market towns, moorland and scenery associated with this stunning National Park. 

Leaving York daily, this tour takes in the highlights of the area in including Reeth, the picturesque village of Grassington, Middleham and Asygarth Falls.

Tour available Tuesday and Saturday & Sunday. From Saturday 25th March 2017 to Sunday 29th October 2017.

Tour Highlights: 

The Dales - Time to take in this extensive National Park
Masham - Famous for its breweries 
Reeth - A village in the heart of the Dales
Aysgarth Falls - Famous Waterfalls
Grassington - Cobbled market town
Nidderdale - An area of outstanding natural beauty

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York Walls Private Walking Tour

4 Reviews

$66.41

Your own personalized tour guide, taking you on a spectacular trip round the world famous city walls! You are provided a unique guided tour experience - you will be picked up at your hotel, or in town at a place of your choosing, at a time to suit you. You will be taken around the walls, no big groups to tag along with or time schedules to keep, and even arrange coffee/food along the way at some of York's very best food and drink establishments.

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Private Ghost Tour of York

4 Reviews

$66.41

Let your own personalised tour guide take you on a spectacular trip round this world famous city at night. You are provided a unique guided tour experience and picked up at your hotel or elsewhere in town at a place of your choosing, at a time that suits you. You will be taken around the major historic points of interest in York, without a big group to tag along with or time schedules to keep, and even arrange coffee or food along the way at some of York's very best food and drink establishments. Private tour means it will be operated with just your guide and you.

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Castle Howard Entrance Ticket

2 Reviews

$25.17

Make use of an entrance ticket to Castle Howard near York and discover the outstanding beauty of one of England’s finest stately homes. Built in the 18th century and set within 1,000 acres (405 hectares) of spectacular landscape, Castle Howard is one of England’s most majestic houses. With natural beauty and countless rooms just waiting to be discovered, Castle Howard is an ideal getaway to while away the hours at your own pace.

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Lake district highlights day trip from york with windermere cruise in york 358348

Lake District Highlights Day Trip from York with Windermere Cruise

2 Reviews

$92.98

This tour takes gives you a day in the Lake District National Park, from York. Its an ideal way to see the villages, market towns and scenery associated with this stunning National Park. 

On this 12-hour guided tour from York. Visit Hill Top, the home of children's author Beatrix Potter, and Hawkshead, the village where the poet William Wordsworth went to school; admire beautiful Tarn Hows lake and cruise Lake Windermere.

The Lake District in a day from York tour runs every Friday from the 31st March 2017. 

Tour Highlights

  • Yorkshire Dales - Travel through this beautiful area town
  • Lake Cruise - a cruise on England's largest lake
  • Hawkshead - 14th century medieval village
  • Tarn Hows - a hidden beauty spot

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York ghost tour by vintage bus in york 166803

York Ghost Tour by Vintage Bus

2 Reviews

$22.43

Discover York’s sinister side on this 1-hour ghost bus tour, led by a hellishly hilarious guide. Visit some of city’s spookiest sights and learn about the restless spirits whose sightings have earned York the accolade of the most haunted city in the world. From your blood red seat aboard a Routemaster — a classic double-decker bus — pass by top historical attractions such as York Minster, Clifford’s Tower and the grave of the notorious highwayman Dick Turpin, hopping off occasionally to get acquainted with the sites of ghostly apparitions.

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York Walking Tour including York Minster

2 Reviews

$25.49

This 2-hour walking tour provides you with fantastic insights into the most historic and world famous sites in York. Starting with Romans you will explore the 'Snickelways' of York - a unique collection of small streets and footpaths - and architectural wonders that have captivated the world's attention for centuries. The tour culminates in the magical York Minster - a must see for any walking tour, and you have an option to choose the tour with or without the entrance fee.

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York Early Evening Cruise on the River Ouse

2 Reviews

$11.95

The 1-hour York Early Evening Cruise is both an entertaining and informative tour of the River Ouse. Escape the city rush and enjoy York from a different perspective whilst your friendly and knowledgeable team guide you leisurely up and downstream. During your cruise, your Captain will keep you entertained with a live, sightseeing commentary.

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Yorkshire dales day trip from york in york 300836

Yorkshire Dales Day Trip from York

1 Reviews

$56.82

Enjoy the stunning scenery of the Yorkshire Dales National Park on this small-group guided tour, visiting Aysgarth Falls, Bolton Castle, Askrigg, Arncliffe, Pateley Bridge and the traditional Dales Market Town of Hawes, where you will have the opportunity to visit the award winning Wensleydale Creamery, the home of Yorkshire Wensleydale Cheese.

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Private group north york moors and whitby day trip from york in york 396915

Private Group North York Moors and Whitby Day Trip from York

1 Reviews

$597.72

Take a day out from York on your own private group tour to explore the North York Moors National Park and Whitby, passing by the famous Kilburn White Horse hill figure and visiting the market town of Helmsley, the village of Goathland (Heartbeat and Harry Potter filming location) and the fishing port of Whitby. See Whitby Abbey (inspiration for the Dracula books), visit the Captain Cook Museum, shop for some Whitby Jet or Gothic Fashion or sample Fish 'n' Chips from the famous Magpie Cafe. Enjoy personal attention from your guide on this private minicoach tour.

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York's Chocolate Story Guided Tour

1 Reviews

$15.27

At York’s Chocolate Story you can discover the stories behind the greatest names in chocolate, unwrap the secrets of chocolate making and even learn the art of the chocolatier for yourself. A 75-minute fully guided tour and three floors of interactive exploration take you on a journey through the city where chocolate made history.

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Private 2-Hour York Walking Tour

1 Reviews

$99.62

This private 2-hour walking tour is tailored to what you want to see, ensuring you make the most of your time in the beautiful city of York.

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North yorkshire moors and castle howard day tour from york in york 289975

North Yorkshire Moors and Castle Howard Day Tour From York

1 Reviews

$61.76

This tour takes in the best of the North Yorkshire Moors. Its an ideal way to see the villages, market towns, moorland and scenery associated with this stunning National Park. 

Included in the tour price is also entry into the beautiful stately home of Castle Howard and it's extensive gardens.

Tour Highlights

  • Pickering - the gateway to the Moors
  • The Moors - time to take in the extensive Moorland landspace
  • Castle Howard - one of Britain's finest stately homes
  • Hutton-le-hole - picture perfect village
  • Helmsley - a bustling traditional market town

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Private tour to whitby and the north york moors from york in york 299255

Private Tour to Whitby and the North York Moors from York

0 Reviews

$515.88

Explore the stunning North York Moors on this tailor-made private tour from York (and the surrounding region). Travel through the beautiful Yorkshire countryside and visit the fabulous seaside town of Whitby, famous for its association with Captain James Cook and featured in Bram Stoker's Dracula, before boarding a steam train for a journey across the majestic North York Moors. You'll see the best of the Moors, spend time by the seaside, explore Goathland (the village of Aidensfield in 'Heartbeat') and visit the charming railway station made famous as 'Hogsmeade Station' in the Harry Potter films.

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Full day tour of haworth harrogate and skipton from york in york 296833

Full day tour of Haworth, Harrogate and Skipton from York

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$59.81

This day tour from York takes you to Haworth, Harrogate and Skipton. The morning will be spent in the village of Haworth, famous for the Bronte Sisters and their Parsonage. There will be time to explore the village, before heading to the historic market town of Skipton for lunch. In the afternoon the tour will visit the famous Spa town of Harrogate, home Betty's Tea Room!

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