Activities in York
York has long been a city of great importance and a meeting place for over 2000 years. Today it’s one of England’s finest and most beautiful historic cities, take a look to see what sites you can enjoy in the city.
Bringing you summer vibes with
The Beat Boutique
We’re delighted to share The Beat Boutique will be taking over our outdoor terrace over the next few months, bringing those summer vibes to enhance your afternoon experience with us. Expect chilled Soul, Funk, RnB and Hip-Hop with some laidback House and Nu-Disco Grooves.
The Beat Boutique will join us every Friday & Saturday from 14 May at 4pm – 6pm throughout the summer!
You might already be an expert at drinking cocktails, but wouldn’t it be great if you could craft some concoctions of your own? Join our Chapter House team for cocktail making in your own private group
Cost: £24 per person (includes 3 cocktails per person and nibbles)
Slingsby Gin School
Sit back, drink in hand, whilst we take you through the fascinating history of gin, right back to original gin styles and tastes, the London gin craze of the 18th century and how gin has developed today.
Cost: £45 per person (includes 4 drinks per guest)
York Dungeon… Fear is a Funny Thing
The York Dungeon is a 75-minute journey into more than 2000 years of York’s horrible history. The Dungeon brings together an amazing cast of theatrical actors, special effects, stages and scenes in a truly unique and exciting walkthrough experience that you see, hear, feel and smell. It’s hilarious fun and it’s sometimes a bit scary.
Cost: £15.95 per person
City Cruises York
York city cruises provide a unique way to see the sights of York whilst cruising on the stunning River Ouse.
Cost: £12.95 per person
York Brewery Tour
You will gather in the brewery taproomn bar, possibly taking in a pre-tour drink should you so wish, before you join one of our excellent tour guides as they take you on a tour of the premises and explain the whole brewing process to you, from grain, to glass!
Cost: £10 per person (includes guided tour and 4 samples)
York Original Ghost Walk
Believed to be the first exclusive Ghost Walk in the World!, they offer a night of History and Mystery to capture the imagination and inspire the mind. This is the genuine, the authentic, the magical and the famous… ORIGINAL GHOST WALK of YORK
Cost: £7 per adult
Is anything quite as grand as York Minster? It’s the largest gothic cathedral in Northern Europe, and can be seen from the entirety of the city.
Cost: £12.00 per Adult
York City Pass
A great way to see all the attractions of York during your stay! Enjoy the hop-on-hop-off bus, discounts on attractions, plus a dish at ASK Italian
Cost: £48 for 1 day pass, or £65 per for the 2 day pass
Think Diagon Alley mixed with Tudor England, and you’ll get the Shambles. Full of quaint little boutiques and shops, this is York’s most famous street. Stop here for a cup of tea, head to the Shambles Market nearby, or simply take your photo with the overhead touching houses. Places of note are the wonderful Flax & Twine, and the Shambles Kitchen!