Things to do in York
Once the capital of the North, York is one of England’s greatest treasures. Founded by the Romans, the city is surrounded by wonderfully preserved castle walls and is full of winding cobbled streets, making it an enchanting place to visit.
York is a historic city with amazing sights to see around almost every corner. Founded by the Romans, it has a fascinating history and you can see many features around the city associated with this period. Vikings also played a key part in York’s history from when trade prospered here as a main port city for the North of England. Museums such as the York Museum, Castle Museum, and Jordvik Centre provide great insight into what this city used to be like.
One of the lovely things about this city is that there are plenty of parks and green spaces for you to enjoy, as well as cafés and restaurants where you can sit and watch the world go by. Or maybe you want to spend a little bit of time wandering around The Shambles, a medieval cobbled street with plenty of places to shop.
There are so many things to do in York that you will be spoilt for choice. Some of our top picks for you to visit are the Castle Museum, York Minster, the Museum Gardens, and the National Railway Museum.