York: Tourist Attractions

Below are the main tourist attractions in and around York.

We advise ALL travellers to confirm the attraction opening times and admission prices BEFORE planning your visit.

Castle Howard

Castle Howard is a large18th Century Palace designed by Sir John Vanbrugh and is the home of the Howard Family. It is locatted 15 miles north east of York off the A64. There are a number of exhibitions inside the house.

Tel: 01653 648 444

Web: Casle Howard

castle howard

Jorvik, The Viking City.

Jorvik is an exhibition in the centre of York, built on the site where the remains of the Viking city of Jorvik was found. You can journey back in time to a reconstruction of York in the year Ad 975 with all it's smells, sights and sounds.

Web: Jorvik

Jorvik

York Minster

York Minster is located in the centre of York. From the Romans to the present day the site on which York Minster stands has been at the centre of England's religious and political life. The Minster has a large collection of medieval stained glass.

Tel: 1904 557216
E-mail: info@yorkminster.org

Web: York Minster

The National Railway Museum

The National Railway Museum is lacated a few minutes walk from York Railway Station. It houses a substantial collection of trains, locomotives, rolling stock, carriages and wagons, as well as miniture railways. Also visitors can see a reproduction of Stevensons 'Rocket'.

E-mail: nrm@nmsi.ac.uk
Tel: 01904 621261

Web: National Railway Museum

rocket

 

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