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 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
Jorvik, The Viking City.
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
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'.