Day Trip to York


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Unrivalled in Britain for its magical charm and beauty, this walled city on the River Ouse was the northern capital in Roman times.

Open top Bus:

The open top bus tour departs from outside the station every 20 minutes and takes you all round the ancient city, including the famous medieval street, the Shambles; museums and galleries such as Castle Museum; and York Minster, a massive gothic cathedral with outstanding stained glass windows.

Jorvik Viking Centre:

Discover the Viking streets and people of over 1000 years ago, accurately reconstructed, on the actual site of the ‘Viking Dig’, from which there are over 800 artifacts on display.


Reserved seats on East Coast trains; Entry to Jorvik Viking Centre; Open Top Bus Tour of York. First Class (optional) includes refreshments served at your seat.


Hotel transfers; Guide; Food or drinks; Gratuities.

Hours of operation

Available: Monday - Thursday; Train departs at 8:00am, Check in time is 7:15am. No tour departures on: January 1; December 24-26.


Approximately 13.5 hours.


Arrive at Kings Cross station and meet our representative by the ticket office. They will check you in, give you a welcome pack, and escort you to your reserved seats for your arrival into York.


This tour is unescorted.

Please call Golden Tours at least 24 hours in advance to reconfirm your tour and upon arrival.

Complete information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, will be included on your Confirmation Voucher.

**All information requested must be supplied or booking is subject to automatic cancellation**

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