York is steeped in history.
Why not visit the Minster – York’s majestic Gothic cathedral – explore the charming cobbled streets of the Shambles and discover the city’s incredible history.
Why not visit the wonderful National Railway Museum (free entry) where you can see exhibits such as a Japanese Bullet Train and a number of Royal carriages? Take in the view from Clifford’s Tower or return to York Minster, the largest gothic cathedral in Northern Europe. Alternatively enjoy a stroll along the Shambles, regarded as one of the best preserved medieval streets in Europe.
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What to See & Do
York is a great city with plenty to See and Do.
Steeped in history you can discover more about this ancient walled city by taking one of many guided walking tours - or you could take it easy and relax on a river cruise through the city.
Our Hints and Tips
Take a right outside of York railway station to avoid the crowds
See the Shambles in York
York has the largest Gothic cathedral in Northern Europe - York Minster
Home to one of the largest railway museums in the World, where visitors can view the only Shinkansen bullet train outside of Japan.
Nightclubs and Bars with live music.
Food and Drink
Try a traditional Sunday lunch with a homemade Yorkshire pudding!
Or sample one of the many cask ales available from one of the historic pubs in the city
Travel around York by foot, river, bike or local bus.
Contact us about day tours to take by rail from York.
How to use our search tool
You can use our search tool to make bookings of our UK Rail Breaks.
This feature is available here on our website.
- Select Search Rail + Hotel or Search Hotel.
- Enter your station from and destination to (over 200+ UK Mainline railway stations available)
- Enter Outward Journey Date and Train Departure Time window.
- Enter Return Journey Date and Train Departure Time window.
- Enter the Number of Nights required.
- Enter the Number of Rooms required, Number of Adults and Number of Children.
- Select Search – the options available and live pricing will then be shown.
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INFORMATION REGARDING YOUR RAIL CONNECTION
Booking your Rail Connection
On some journeys you may have to change trains at intermediate stops along the route – we will advise this on our final booking confirmation.
Currently single journeys are not available via this booking system, however these can be booked via our office.
At present our system is connected to the fares of the following train operators LNER, Avanti West Coast and GWR – this means that for example Dundee to London or Dundee to Newcastle is loaded in as this is LNER route. It means that Preston to London or Preston to Glasgow is loaded in as this is a Avanti West Coast route and another example would be Bristol to London or Plymouth to London as this is on the GWR route. Our system currently has access to and from over 200 cities and towns in the UK. If you are unable to find your destination from your origin station for example Durham to Liverpool as this is a Transpennie route please email the office for a quotation.
Tickets and Seat Reservations
Confirmed outbound and return rail times, ticket collection code or E-Tickets will be sent to you no later than 7 days before departure.
Where possible seat reservations will be included.
No discounts are currently offered via our online booking system.If you require a discount for example if you hold any railcards i.e. HM Forces, Two Together or Senior railcard please contact our office on firstname.lastname@example.org
Changes to rail services due to Engineering work or strikes etc are out of our control.
If your booking is affected by any of these events we will advise you at our first opportunity.
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INFORMATION REGARDING YOUR HOTEL BOOKING
When you search for your ideal UK Rail Break, please note the following information regarding the Hotels you search and book.
If you select a Superdeal rate for a hotel, please note that these hotel bookings are non-flexible and non-refundable. If the booking is later cancelled no money will be refunded for any bookings in which these Superdeal rates have been booked.
Full payment is also required at the time of booking.
Please click on the Policies link within the search results to view the flexibility of the hotel that you are booking.
Children are classed as 12 years old or under at the time of check out.
At present Ancillary services like Theatre and attraction tickets are not available via the portal.Please contact our office for a quotation to include these.