York in a 100 Words

York is a vibrant festival city with Roman roots and a Viking past, offering an adventure for everyone.

Perfectly placed half-way between London and Edinburgh and with the spectacular Yorkshire Dales, North York Moors and Wolds right on the doorstep, York is unlike any other English city.

Boasting the National Railway Museum, York Minster and JORVIK Viking Centre, you’ll find thirty world-class museums, galleries and tours all within easy walking distance.

Crowned Britain’s Home of Chocolate, the most haunted city in Europe and with the best racecourse in the country, York is abundant with culture and character. Plus the city’s thriving creative and arts community has earned an esteemed UNESCO City of Media Arts status. Book your original city adventure today at visityork.org