to the City of York UK!
One of the finest medieval cities in Europe!
*** Voted "Best City Destination In Europe 2007" ***
vote by judges in the European Cities Tourism Awards, 13 June 2007
A Summertime Visit To York!
vibrant, historic city ..
people visit York to wonder at its ancient buildings and visit its
many museums and attractions.
York is also a bustling, lively city, with first-class shopping facilities
and a lively night-life.
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!
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.
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!
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
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
Finally, there's a page with links to other
useful Web Sites.
your visit to this site - and to our beautiful city if you get the
chance to come. And please tell your friends!
a live peek..!
The live real-time web cam
on the River Ouse.
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.
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
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!
Viking Walk: Every Fri, Sat & Sun evenings - all year
A fascinating 1-hour walking tour of Viking York
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
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
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
Here for details of more events
1st & 3rd Saturday of every
Last Friday of every month except: 24/25 Sep (Food & Drink Festival),
12 Nov, 21 Dec