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  A Tourist And Business Guide To York, UK

Welcome to the City of York UK!
One of the finest medieval cities in Europe!
*** Voted "Best City Destination In Europe 2007" ***
Unanimous vote by judges in the European Cities Tourism Awards, 13 June 2007

Town, Postcode, Attraction

Want to find a hotel in York UK? Want to find a York UK map? Looking for the University of York UK? Looking for an estate agent in York UK?

You'll find it all here! This guide to the beautiful medieval City of York in England, UK is for both tourists and business people.

There are two main areas in this Web site:

Tourist Information, with pages about
Hotel Accommodation (you can book a hotel online here)
History and Historic Buildings
Museums, What's On - and much more.

Economic Facts, with local employment and population Statistics, a detailed report on our Tourist Industry.

Plan A Summertime Visit To York!

Shopping in one of York's ancient streetsA vibrant, historic city ..

Many people visit York to wonder at its ancient buildings and visit its many museums and attractions.

But York is also a bustling, lively city, with first-class shopping facilities and a lively night-life.

Castle HowardIt's a great place to visit in the summer. Yes, we do have some rain, but York is in one of the drier areas of Britain!

Enjoy the pleasures of a long summer day, either wandering around the compact city centre, or taking a trip out to some of the beautiful countryside within easy reach of York.

Summer is with us now, and York is getting busy. Don't leave it too late to book your hotel rooms. They soon get filled up!

This site is sponsored by Traynor Kitching & Associates. We are not a tourist organisation, but, having been based in York for over 30 years, we will try to help you with information - not only through this site, but also by trying personally to answer your questions.. just Ask Us! Also, check out our Frequently Asked Questions page

Also, through our association with Amazon Books - the world's largest on-line bookshop - we present a handpicked selection of books about York, which you can buy online in our Online Bookshop.

Finally, there's a page with links to other useful Web Sites.

Enjoy your visit to this site - and to our beautiful city if you get the chance to come. And please tell your friends!

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What's On
In York

Galtres Festival: 26 - 28 Aug 2011
This year's headliners include The Charlatans, British Sea Power, Levellers, The Men They Couldn't Hang, Puressence, John Otway, Chris Helme and Mostly Autumn. Who needs Glastonbury when Yorkshire's got Galtres? Just seven years old, Galtres Festival is one of the best family festivals in the country.

More info..

Summer Fun at the NRM: 23 Jul - 4 Sep 2011
Bursting with indoor and outdoor activities, this summer the National Railway Museum is celebrating the return of Flying Scotsman. • Flying Scotsman-themed family fun • Daily talks • Steam rides and miniature railway rides • Explosive science shows • Interactive storytelling • Live theatre • Outdoor play area 
More info..

York Maze: 16 Jul - 4 Sep 2011
It's not just one of the biggest mazes in Britain - there's a host of other attractions as well, such as the UK's largest inflatable slide. Fun for ALL the family!
More info..

York Viking Walk: Every Fri, Sat & Sun evenings - all year
A fascinating 1-hour walking tour of Viking York
More info..

"The World Tour of York" Guided walk every Saturday in 2011
The story of York, both in the past and Today. Stories and images about York's development, and the lifestyles of its people through the ages. From the rugged swampland that the Romans conquered in AD 71, to the vibrant City of Festivals in AD 201
More info..

The Battle of Towton: 9 Apr - 30 October 2011
This landmark battle celebrates its 550th anniversary this year. The Micklegate Bar Museum has a great exhibition of this, the bloodiest battle on British soil.
More info..

York Gold Weekend: 23 - 24 July 2011
There’s a host of activities – both sporting and cultural – for you to enjoy at a number of venues across the city. Most
are free or at a reduced cost and almost all are suitable for the whole family.
More info..

Click Here for details of more events

Farmers Markets:
1st & 3rd Saturday of every month

Parliament Street
Last Friday of every month except: 24/25 Sep (Food & Drink Festival), 12 Nov, 21 Dec

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