About York

Visit the historic city of York and experience one of Europe’s most inspiring cities and discover a vibrant and surprising mix of history, culture and fun.

York offers more world-class sights and attractions per square mile than any other city in the country.

So no matter how long you have to spare when you come to The Great Yorkshire Fringe, you can be sure to experience the awe-inspiring York Minster, the nostalgic National Railway Museum and the sights, sounds and smells of the Jorvik Centre to name just a few.

The city is also renowned for its gastro offering, with a delectable selection of cafes, restaurants and delis not forgetting the pubs and bars. Plus enjoy one of Britain’s best shopping experiences - with everything concentrated in a small area, it’s easy to combine sightseeing with some retail therapy.

York is undoubtedly one of the most easily accessible cities in the UK: see how to get here.

Plus with a vibrant and varied calendar of festivals and events there's always something special going on for you to enjoy in York, once you visit you’ll never want to leave!