Event Planners’ Toolkit

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We’ve collated some resources for you to use in your conference comms to help your delegates plan their visit to York.

In our event planners’ toolkit you’ll find social cards for LinkedIn and Twitter, useful links, sample copy, access to our free image library, travel info, ‘must-see York’, digital versions of our city guides and more – everything your delegates need to make the most of their time in York or extend their stay.

We hope you find these resources useful; if you need anything else, we're here to help on conference@visityork.org

Sample Copy to Include in Your Event Comms

Welcome to York!

To explore York is to discover 2000 years of history, from the ancient walls of Roman York to the Viking remains of JORVIK and the grandeur of Georgian York. Delve into York’s heritage, discover iconic sights and hidden attractions off the beaten track, enjoy a vivid food and drink scene and wander in and out of contemporary independent shops.

Offering more attractions per square mile than any other destination in the UK, you’re never more than a short walk from one of York's awe-inspiring offerings. Plus, the city’s varied and vibrant calendar of events and festivals means there's always something exciting just around the corner.

With so many things to do in York, make the most of your visit by staying in York for longer, so you can take your time and see more of our incredible city - and with the North York Moors, the Yorkshire coast and Yorkshire Dales in easy reach, you can explore the best of city, coast and countryside with York as your base.

Plan your visit at visityork.org

Visit York Social Cards

Social cards for Twitter and Linkedin to help your delegates plan their visit to York

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Useful Links to Share

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Accommodation ▸

York offers a wide range of accommodation, from luxury spa hotels to self-catering getaways, giving you an eclectic choice of inviting places to rest your head after a day of exploring.

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Travel to and around York ▸

Getting to York couldn’t be simpler. York is ideally positioned in the heart of the country with direct rail links bringing you from London, Edinburgh and Manchester in around 2 hours.


Eat and Drink in York ▸

York is the ultimate destination for foodies and those looking for a special culinary experience with a huge range of dishes on offer from a wide variety of quality cafés and restaurants.

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Explore York ▸

Our city is built on 2000 years of incredible history and has more attractions per square mile than anywhere else in the UK. York is home to many world-class museums, art galleries and other fun filled experiences for you to enjoy.

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Must-See York ▸

If you’re only in York for a short time, make sure to tick these must see attractions off your list!

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Beyond York ▸

Once you’ve experienced the magic of York, experience the warmth of Yorkshire hospitality; meander into charming villages and historic market towns and venture beyond the city to discover the natural beauty of national parks, countryside and coast.

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The Visit York Pass ▸

York's Official Sightseeing Pass

Save money, convenient and easy to use, includes the best attractions, tours and activities.

York Pass is the only ticket you need to visit York & beyond!

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Delegate Welcome Offers ▸

Delegate Welcome Offers: To help you enjoy your time in York, we've gathered a selection of offers from Visit York members to extend a warm, city-wide welcome to delegates. We hope you'll #LoveYork as much as we do!

Important Information

Maps and Guides ▸

Download our range of maps and guides to help plan your visit to the city, or use the interactive map provided by Google below. Hard copies of maps and guides for York are also available from our Visitor Information Centre at 21 Parliament Street in the city centre.

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Visit York Image Library ▸

Register for the Visit York Image Library and access free images to use in your conference comms.

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Left Luggage and Useful Contacts ▸

Find useful contacts and details of some of York’s handy luggage storage locations.

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York Inspiration in Your Inbox ▸

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