Activities

Activities

  • Tourist Information Websites

There are too many tourist attractions in York to list them all – York Minster, Castle Museum, The Shambles, Clifford’s Tower, Jorvik Viking Centre, York Dungeons, York Art Gallery, Railway Museum…

The following two websites are a great source of information about York and the surrounding area.

www.visityork.org/

www.aroundyork.co.uk/

  • Ten pin bowling/laser quest  

Stirling Rd, Clifton Moor Centre, York YO30 4WZ  

0871 222 3675

www.tenpin.co.uk/york

  • The Web adventure park/Creepy Crawlies

Whatever the weather or age, indoor play centre, outdoor petting farm and park, high ropes course   

Cliftongate Business Park, Wigginton Road, York, North Yorkshire YO32 2RH 

01904 692221

www.creepy-crawlies.co.uk

  • York motorsports village 

York Motorsports Village is an indoor go karting venue located in Monks Cross

Kathryn Avenue, Monks Cross Leisure Park,York,North Yorkshire YO32 9JS   

01904 673555

www.ymsv.co.uk   

  • Escape Room 

GR8escape is an escape room based in the centre of York. Join the New York police department as a detective to find clues and make your escape from the room before your time runs out. 

4a Colliergate, York, North Yorkshire YO1 8BP 

07897 122834

www.gr8escapeyork.co.uk  

  • Swallow Hall golf club 

Golf club and restaurant – membership not essential 

Wheldrake laneYork, YO19 4FF  

01904 448889

www.swallowhall.com  

  • Naburn Marina/boat hire

Naburn, York YO19 4RW

01904 621021

www.yorkmarina.co.uk

  • Pool Bridge Course Fishing

Well-established fishery with 5 lakes for coarse fishing and café.

Wheldrake Ln, Crockey Hill, York YO19 4SQ  

07928 359420

www.poolbridge.co.uk

  • Castle Howard

Ornate, gilded 18th-century stately home set in landscaped grounds with fountains, trails and lakes. 

Castle Howard, York YO60 7DA 

01653 648333

www.castlehoward.co.uk 

  • Benningborough Hall 

Stylish, Georgian stately home filled with antiques and art from the National Portrait Gallery

Beningbrough, York YO30 1DD 

01904 472027

www.nationaltrust.org.uk/beningbrough-hall-gallery-and-gardens  

  • Goddards House  

National Trust stately home, built for the founder of the famous chocolate company, Terry’s of York 

27 Tadcaster Rd York, York YO24 1GG 

01904 771930

www.nationaltrust.org.uk/goddards-house-and-garden ;

  • Cycling

York is a cycle city and there are many bike tracks/bike lanes throughout the city.  Useful links for routes to follow –

www.itravelyork.info/uploads/York_Cycle_Map.pdf    

www.getcycling.org.uk/bike-shop-york/bikes-for-sale-in-york/cycling-in-York (bike hire/cycle routes

  • Walking

The following websites contain suggested routes around the city and countryside.  (Walk the York City Walls is a great city centre walk)

www.yorkmix.com/things-to-do/the-best-walks-in-and-around-york-great-outdoors-guide-2016

www.york.gov.uk/info/20079/open_spaces/766/countryside_walks/

http://www.theaa.com/walks/hidden-york-421242

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