York Visitors Guide

York Visitors Guide - York Minster Dean Park Panoramic

A York Visitors Guide for Tourists


This York visitors guide is aimed at providing helpful and relevant information for visitors to York, England. This wonderful city has so much to offer – whether you are coming to York for a day, or even if you are planning to live here.

If you are looking for a cultural getaway, a romantic break with fantastic shopping then a trip to York is a must. This vibrant and historic city offers York visitors word famous and wonderful architecture,  cobbled streets, ancient city walls and the amazing York Minster.


York has amazing museums, as well as an interesting variety of festivals held throughout the year. The city of York was voted European Tourism City of the Year in 2007, and is regularly voted by the national press at one of the best UK Cities To Live In. Not only that, but York is also currently considered one of the most affordable places in the UK to rent.

A York Visitors Guide That Is Quick & Easy To Use!


We have aimed to make yorkvisitors.com a concise york visitors guide to the best of York. Here you can find a Wiki style guide to the best York Museums, the best free York family activities and the best of York sightseeing.

There is, of course, an enormous amount of information available regarding every single feature of York. You could spend days, or even weeks, reading everything available on the Internet! What we are aiming to offer instead is a concise – but extremely useful guide to York. If you are prepared to spend 10 or 20 minutes of your time learning about the best that York has to offer then we are confident that this is the right place to start!

A York Visitors Guide Written By Locals!

If you are looking for a York visitors guide to the best of York, and if you would like to benefit from some local knowledge, with tips including fantastic free entertainment, the best attractions, great food and shopping – then we will be happy to help. If you take the time to plan your trip in advance you can use this york visitors guide to get the absolute most of of the time that you have here – whether it is a day or a week.

If you enjoy your trip to York, then send us your best photos – we'll show them in our Gallery along with those from other York visitors.


Please look at all the other pages on this website, and we are sure you will find this a very useful York Visitors Guide.