Places to Visit in York

York is full of interesting places to visit and things to do, from historical buildings to amusement venues, you’ll never be stuck for ideas when you visit the city.

Order by:  Name  |  Distance from the Minster

Dean’s Park

Dean’s Park is one of York’s smaller parks and set to the side of the York Minster, it’s open daily from 7am to dusk. It is also home to the Cathedral Library.

0 metres from the Minster.
Deangate, Minster Yd, York, YO1 7HH

York Minster

The York Minster is northern Europe’s greatest gothic cathedral. It’s current building is around 800 years old and is constantly been conserved and restored. The cathedral itself is open to the public and puts on a number of services every week as well as regular events.

0 metres from the Minster.
Deangate, Minster Yd, York, YO1 7HH

Rainbows Ceramics Painting Studio

Whatever you age, Rainbows Ceramics Painting Studio is the place to express your creativity by painting ceramics such as plates, bowls, mugs, teapots, vases and piggy banks.

281 metres from the Minster.
15-17 Bootham, York YO30 7BW, United Kingdom

York Art Gallery

The York Art Gallery hosts a wide variety of exhibits showcasing works from paintings to ceramics. The gallery re-opened to the public in August 2015 after an £8 million redevelopment.

314 metres from the Minster.
Exhibition Square, York YO1 7EW, United Kingdom

York Theatre Royal

York Theatre Royal has been playing host to events for over 250 years and puts on a packed schedule of events all year round.

333 metres from the Minster.
St Leonard's Pl, York YO1 7HD, United Kingdom

York Sightseeing Bus

No city is complete without an open topped tour bus, and York is no exception. With it’s vast history, why not take a tour of the many historic sights and attraction our city has to offer with the York Sightseeing Bus. There are 16 stops around the city.

347 metres from the Minster.
Exhibition Square, York, North Yorkshire YO1 7EW, United Kingdom

York Explore Libary

The York Explore Library, is York’s main library and is situated in the city centre, just around the corner from the Minster. There’s a cafe open every day serving a range of light meals, drinks and cakes. There’s free internet access and a quiet space to study or read. There’s also a very comprehensive events […]

351 metres from the Minster.
Library Square, Museum Street, York, North Yorkshire YO1 7DS, United Kingdom

Yorkshire Museum

The Yorkshire Museum sits in the beautiful museum gardens and houses a range of exhibits about Yorkshire’s vast history.

434 metres from the Minster.
Museum Gardens, York, York YO1 7FR, United Kingdom

Yorkboat

The Yorkboat sails daily between February and November and gives you an entertaining and informative guided tour of York via the River Ouse.

436 metres from the Minster.
York River Boat Cruises t/a YorkBoat, The Boatyard, Lendal Bridge, York, YO1 7DP

Treasurer’s House

Treasurer’s House is located a few metres from the York Minster and has a history spanning 2,000 years. The house features a collection of antiques including furniture, ceramics, textiles and paintings.

445 metres from the Minster.
Minster Yard, York, York YO1 7JL, United Kingdom