48 hours in York - what to do on a weekend in York
Few places can rival York for its character, culture and cocktails. York has always been a popular city break destination and offers some of the best places to stay, eat, shop and explore.
Where ancient and modern meet, York is a snapshot of British history in one city. A great place to visit all year round, you will definitely be kept busy for a full weekend here. Voted ‘Best Place to Live’ by the Sunday Times in 2020 and landing the top spot in Cosmopolitan’s Best Place to Visit in 2021, York offers everything from Viking history to designer shopping and you will definitely have the most amazing weekend in York.
Only two hours on the train from London and with more attractions per square mile than any other UK city, you will be charmed by York’s cobbled streets, cosy pubs and its ancient city walls.