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City Sightseeing York

Enjoy a half-price trip on York’s Number 1 sightseeing tour, an entertaining and informative cruise on the River Ouse.

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Join City Cruises on-board their 45-minute sightseeing cruise and discover fascinating facts from your seat on the top deck or wrapped up warm in the enclosed saloon. Wherever you sit you will have a great view to uncover the history of the ancient city of York.

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Enjoy a 45-Minute Sightseeing Cruise in York with Live Captain’s Commentary.

York Sightseeing Cruise

Discover the immense impact the River Ouse has had on the ancient city of York’s development, from the impact of flooding over the centuries to its prosperity as an inland port. The River Ouse played a key role in bringing precious goods from across the globe into York, including the humble cocoa bean, that super-charged York’s world-famous chocolate industry.

Live Captain’s Commentary

Thanks to live, onboard commentary from the home-grown skippers, you’ll discover the history and pick up some local knowledge. During your cruise, treat yourself to an indulgent range of refreshments at the onboard bar. Stocked with a selection of local beers, wines, spirits, soft drinks, hot drinks and snacks.

York City Guide

The City of York is jam-packed with a wide selection of fantastic attractions to suit all ages. Take a look at our York City Guide to get an insight into some of the fantastic attractions on offer in and around the City.

York Pass

York Pass is the perfect accompaniment to your visit to the City of York. The pass provides you with free entry to a number of the city’s top tourist attractions along with a number of additional benefits.

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Travelling to York

York is perfectly positioned midway between London and Edinburgh. Direct rail links will transport you from London, Edinburgh, and Manchester in around 2 hours. Manchester, Newcastle and Leeds/Bradford airports are within easy reach and the ports of Hull and Newcastle are both within a two-hour drive. The glorious Yorkshire Dales, North York Moors and Yorkshire Wolds are all within close proximity of the city. York offers lots of accommodation within the city and the surrounding areas.

Travelling by Train

Getting to York by train is both easy and great value for money. Virgin Trains and Grand Central will bring you to York in under two hours, while Edinburgh is only two and a half hours away. There are direct services from Birmingham and the South West and additionally, TransPennine Express runs direct train services from Liverpool, Manchester and Newcastle. You can make great savings on advance train fares using Raileasy.

Travelling by Car

York is only 20 minutes from the M1/M62 motorway network, the city is within comfortable driving times of most regions in the UK. To make your trip to York even more convenient, six Park and Ride sites are in operation. They allow you to travel to York by car, park for free in secure car parks and complete your journey into the city centre by bus. To find the most convenient Park and Ride site click here.

Travelling by Coach

If you would like to travel by coach we recommend that you try National Holidays website.

Staying in York

There are loads of places to stay in and around York, with choices ranging from budget hotels to Sykes Cottages hoilday cottages.

Self-Catering Accommodation

If you are planning a longer stay then self-catering is a great option and will provide you with the opportunity to enjoy the attractions within the City of York and beyond. Snaptrip have some great deals on cottages, lodges and apartments in York and the surrounding areas.

City Centre Hotels

Hotels.com offer a wide selection of hotel of hotels in York. For those travelling on a budget try Travelodge.

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Half-Price York Sightseeing Cruise was last modified: May 22nd, 2024 by Dan

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