York
   
Adult:
£69
Student / Child:
£59
 
 
 Guided day tour from Cambridge 
 'England's Story'   
 Visit one of England's most historic cities: 2000 years of English history in one city.  
 York, the old capital of north England, is one of the most important cities in British history with the Romans, Vikings and Normans all contributing to its rich heritage. The city is famous for its walled city centre enclosing a maze of narrow medieval streets lined with numerous wood-framed buildings.  
 

February trips may coincide with the yearly Viking festival when the city is transformed into all things Viking. At other times the city's streets, exhibiting architecture across the ages create one of the most atmospheric urban experiences in Britain.

  
    
 
 
 
 
York Minster
 
 
Plan for the day
  • We depart from Cambridge at 0800 (please read 'Tour details' below) to arrive in York at 1115. Comfort break included in the journey.
  • On arrival in York join your driver-guide on a 2-hour walking tour around the city walls, past the castle and into the heart of the city. The tour finishes outside the cathedral, York Minster.
  • Time for lunch before exploring the city's medieval streets and attractions.
  • Journey through the streets of Viking York reconstructed as they would have been 1000 years ago, at the Jorvik Viking Centre.
  • Visit the National Railway Museum or one of the many museums and tourist attractions dotted across the city centre.
  • We depart from York at 1715 to arrive back in Cambridge at 2030. There will be a comfort break included in the journey.
 
Tour details
Price:Adults £69, Students & Children £59.
Price includes: Return travel, walking tour of York, services of experienced tour guide.
Not included: Meals, entry fees to attractions (unless stated).
Departure points: We have many departure points across Cambridge.
Departure times: Depart at 8am, return at 8.30pm from/to the main entrance to Parkside Swimming Pool, Gonville Place, Parker's Piece. Times for all other departure points will vary - please check your e-ticket for the correct departure time.
Small groups:  Maximum of 16 passengers per tour (group size may be a little higher in summer).
Discounts:We offer a 10% discount for groups of 6 passengers or more travelling together. Discounts not available in July or August. Email us for more details.
Our guarantee:Friendly, fun and informative guided tours for visitors to Britain. See the sights & get off-the-beaten-track.
Any questions?: Please read FAQs and Booking Terms & Conditions
Private tours: Visit Private group tours from Cambridge for details.
  
 
 
Tour attractions
 
  York Minster 
 Voted Britain's favourite cathedral the Minster is the second most important cathedral of the Anglican faith.  
  Clifford's Tower  
 York's Norman Castle and scene of one of the bloodiest and most brutal events in English history. 
  Take a riverboat cruise  
 Cruise on the River Ouse past the industrial warehouses into the green countryside beyond. 
  National Railway Museum  
 The greatest railway museum in the world exhibiting some of the most famous trains of the last 200 years. 
  Walk the city walls 
 Stretching for 2 miles around the city views from the the walls over the old city are memorable. 
 
and also:
 
* Jorvik Viking Centre
* Yorkshire Museum
* Climb the Minster tower
* Fairfax House
* York's Chocolate Story
 
 
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