Jorvik Viking Centre
The Jorvik Viking Centre is a museum and visitor attraction based in the Coppergate area of York, England. It opened in 1984 to celebrate York’s 1,200-year link with the Vikings and tells their story.
York City Walls
The Walls of York are a complete circuit of defensive walls surrounding the city of York. The walls were erected in several stages between the 13th and 14th centuries, as the city grew from being an important regional Roman centre to a top city in the North.
York Minster, the cathedral of York and one of Northern Europe's largest churches, was begun in 1220. Though it has undergone many additions since then, the building still retains much of its early character.
The Shambles is a narrow street with many timber-framed buildings, some dating back to the fourteenth century. They stand for the medieval half-timbered houses of York, which overhang the street by several feet to form a distinctive archway.
National Railway Museum
The National Railway Museum is a museum in York, England, forming part of the Science Museum Group. It is one of the best railway museums in the U.K. and offers a great insight into rail transport in Britain.
The York Maze is one of the largest mazes in the world, made up from over 1.5 million maize plants. To get through it you will have to solve puzzles and riddles as well as taking part in games at each of the 12 zones. The maze itself is a great interactive experience not to be missed.