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3 Day York City Break

Explore this ancient city on a #TravelForGood short break

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3 Day York City Break



2 nights


02/07/2023 - 05/07/2023

Departing from

London (local departures avaialble on request)

3-Day York City Break from £449pp!

Spend 2-nights in the city of York, whose ancient walls are full of history. Enjoy 3 days exploring the cobbled snickets and passageways, visit the imposing Minster or discover York’s Viking heritage. The city boasts a wonderful array of great restaurants and bars to enjoy, and make sure you take a guided ghost walk as York is often said to be the most haunted city in the UK!

Trip Highlights:

  • Discover York’s chocolate heritage
  • Learn about York’s rich history, from Romans and Vikings to becoming the Medieval capital of The North
  • Stroll down the historic Shambles
  • See the city from the river on a scenic river cruise, inspiration for a story around a certain boy wizard
  • Pay a visit to the National Railway Museum and ride aboard a Japanese Bullet train!

What’s Included:

  • Rail Travel as per the itinerary from London (all other starting points are possible, call for prices)
  • 2 nights hotel accommodation with breakfast in York
  • 2-Day York pass including 25 different attractions such as:
    • 24hr Hop-on-Hop-off Pass
    • 45min River cruise
    • JORVIK Viking Centre Entrance
    • York Minster Entrance
    • York’s Chocolate Story Entrance
  • FREE £45 donation to the charity of your choice!

Day 1
Once you arrive in the city, make your way to your hotel to check in the head out to enjoy the city.  You can walk the historic walls to get your bearings, and in the evening head down to Fossgate for a great selection of independent bars and restaurants to quench your hunger.

Day 2
After breakfast at your hotel head to the central Tourist Office to collect your York Pass, then set off to see the sights.  York has a huge selection of museums and great attractions to keep a visitor busy and the famous JORVIK centre is one of the most popular.  Find out what York looked, and smelt like in Viking times, then perhaps head over to The York Chocolate Story to indulge in some chocolaty delights.
Meals included: Breakfast

Day 3
Make the most of your last day in York with a scenic river cruise perhaps or pay a visit to the huge York Minster. The National Railway Museum is conveniently located by the railway station and is certainly worth a visit before you board your train home.
Meals included: Breakfast

How to Spend 48 hours in York – by a local
With everything from Viking history to designer shopping, York has more attractions per square mile than any other UK city, says Girl About York, Laura Shepherd. Read more here.


We’re committed to helping you create a positive impact with your holidays, which is why we sacrifice around half of our commission on every sale to support the charities that you care about. It’s also why we’ve done all the leg work to make sure this offer is as eco-friendly as possible. Travelling to York from London by car can emit up to 140.8kg of CO2, whereas by train emits up to 42.7kg.*

Price correct as of 17/03/2023

* Calculations are based on:
Car = average petrol car 0.17363 kg CO₂/km / 1.5 (average loading for cars based on DFT statistical data set for vehicle mileage and occupancy) = 0.1157533 kg CO₂/passenger km
Train = National Rail 0.0351 kg CO₂/passenger km
Conversion factors are all scopes published by the UK Government

Bed & Breakfast
Rail travel as per itinerary from London (all other starting points are available)
2 nights hotel accommodation with breakfast in York
2-day York Pass including entrance to 25 different attractions
A FREE £45 donation to charity.
Prices are per person (unless stated otherwise). Prices are not live and are subject to change at any time. Where applicable prices include any advertised discounts. Holidays are subject to availability and tour operator/supplier’s booking conditions apply. Offers can be changed or withdrawn without notice. The latest price/availability and operator details will be confirmed at the time of inquiry – ask for more information. The donation amount is calculated at the final sale and as such may not reflect the figure shown here. A minimum 5% donation is required to receive a maximum 5% discount.


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Number of Nights

6 nights

Dates Available

October 2023

Departing from

Munich Hauptbahnhof

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