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

City Screen Cinema

City Screen is the main cinema in the centre of York, located on Coney Street, it shows the top releases as well as independent movies.

542 metres from the Minster.
13-17 Coney St, York YO1 9QL, United Kingdom

St Mary’s Abbey

St Mary’s Abbey is a ruined Benedictine abbey in York, surrounded by the Museum Gardens and next to the Yorkshire Museum. It was once the richest abbey in the north of England.

575 metres from the Minster.
Yorkshire Museum, Museum St, York YO1 7FR, United Kingdom

The Duchess

The Duchess is one of York’s premier entertainment venues, it hosts regular music and comedy events as well as popular weekly club nights.

657 metres from the Minster.
Stonebow House, The Stonebow, York, North Yorkshire YO1 7NP, United Kingdom

Merchant Adventurers’ Hall

The Merchant Adventurers’ Hall is a museum, wedding and hospitality venue, regularly hosting vintage and wedding fairs. The museum hosts collections including silver, furniture and paintings and is open during the summer months.

721 metres from the Minster.
Fossgate, York, North Yorkshire YO1 9XD, United Kingdom

Jorvik Viking Centre

Originally an excavation site, the Jorvik Viking Centre was created to show the remains of the 1,000 year old houses that were revealed. The museum has re-enacted the history of York’s Jorvik past with a special ride which takes you on a tour with audio in a variety of languages. The museum also features various displays showcasing various finds […]

801 metres from the Minster.
Coppergate, York YO1 9WT, United Kingdom

Grand Opera House

The Grand Opera House is one of the most popular entertainment venues in York. It has a very packed schedule of events ranging from famous celebrities such as Jimmy Carr and Michael McIntyre to musicals, concerts and plays.

809 metres from the Minster.
Cumberland St, York YO1 9SW, United Kingdom

The York Dungeon

Get ready to be horrified by 2,000 years of York’s dark history, with live actors and shows, the 75 minute tour will give you a truly unique look at our past with some laughs along the way.

853 metres from the Minster.
12 Clifford St, York YO1 9RD, United Kingdom

Fairfax House

Fairfax House is a Georgian town house open to the public between February and December. The house displays a collection of eighteenth-century furniture and shows how Georgians lived in their day.

901 metres from the Minster.
Castlegate, York, North Yorkshire YO1 9RN, United Kingdom


Fibbers is an iconic live music venue featuring almost daily live music events as well as club nights on Thursday, Fridays and Saturdays.

916 metres from the Minster.
3-5 Toft Green, York YO1 6JT, United Kingdom

The Royal Dragoon Guards Museum

The Royal Dragoon Guards museum is your chance to find out about the regiment’s history. The museum features dozens of display cases to tell the story of the regiment’s history from 1685 to the present day.

996 metres from the Minster.
3 Tower St, York YO1 9SB, United Kingdom