Recent Searches
Clear
York Minster
York Minster

York Minster Tours and Tickets

star-5
5,801 Reviews

This cavernous medieval cathedral is a Gothic masterpiece. Focal points include the 16th-century stained glass Rose Window, which was painstakingly pieced back together following a fire in 1984, and the soaring central tower, the top of which offers panoramic views of York.

Learn more
Deangate, York, YO1 7HH
Dates




53 results

Revenue may affect this sort orderWhy you are seeing these results Sort by: Featured

The Bloody Tour of York - Tourism Award Winner 2022, Experience of the Year

The Bloody Tour of York - Tourism Award Winner 2022, Experience of the Year

star-5
1064
Skip the standard group tours and enjoy an alternative history of York during this award-winning, immersive guided tour of the city. Pass by top attractions—such as the Shambles and Jorvik Viking Centre—as you listen to your guide tell tales of witches, queens, and murderers that you wouldn’t hear on most other tours.
More
  • 1 hour 30 minutes
From
$16.15
From
$16.15

York City Pass: Access 20 Attractions for One Great Price

York City Pass: Access 20 Attractions for One Great Price

star-4.5
63
Ideal for travelers looking for the flexibility to determine their own itinerary, the York Pass provides access to a number of the region’s top attractions, including The Deep, Beningbrough Hall, and more. Don’t worry about buying individual admission tickets; instead, use the convenient and hassle-free York Pass to save time on the day, allowing you more time to enjoy the sights.
More
  • 1 to 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
From
$68.31
From
$68.31

Ghost Bus Tour of York

Ghost Bus Tour of York

star-4
1312
Delve into the dark recesses of York’s history on this evening ghost bus tour. With your spooky local guide, visit notorious local haunts of restless spirits, and pass eerie sites such as York Minster, Clifford’s Tower, and the grave of Dick Turpin, infamous highwayman and murderer. Throughout the tour, hear anecdotes and fascinating facts about York’s grisly past, and make key stops for a closer look at the city’s most haunted buildings. 
More
  • 1 hour to 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
From
$22.36
From
$22.36

Shadows of York: Award winning historical ghost walk

Shadows of York: Award winning historical ghost walk

star-5
678
See a spookier side to York without the worry of getting lost during this guided ghost walk around the streets and snickelways (alleys) of the medieval city. Listen to your guide tell tales of York’s tragic past that you wouldn’t otherwise hear, ask questions along the way to learn more, and enjoy an atypical introduction to the city.
More
  • 1 hour 20 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
From
$13.04
From
$13.04

North York Moors and Whitby Day Tour from York

North York Moors and Whitby Day Tour from York

star-4.5
137
Escape the city for the wild landscapes of the Yorkshire moors on this full-day tour from York. Set out on a scenic drive through the North York Moors National Park; visit sites from the 'Harry Potter' movies in Goathland like the location used for Hogsmeade station in the first film. Enjoy free time to explore the seaside town of Whitby, where you can learn the legacy of Dracula and try the town’s famous fish and chips (own expense), before visiting the market town of Helmsley.
More
  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$63.35
From
$63.35

The Deathly Dark Ghost Tour of York: Visit York Award Winner 2022

The Deathly Dark Ghost Tour of York: Visit York Award Winner 2022

star-5
825
From plague to Vikings to butchery and murder, discover York’s sinister underbelly on this family-friendly tour led by a guide known for his dark sense of humour. See sights such as York Minster, the Shambles and Whip-Ma-Whop-Ma Gate, the silliest street in England, as you hear tales of bygone days, vile crimes and things that go bump in the night.
More
  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
From
$11.80
From
$11.80

York Witches and History Walking Tour with Potion Making

York Witches and History Walking Tour with Potion Making

star-4.5
29
Be among the first to join this brand new walking tour with a potion-making experience. There's nothing else quite like it. Fascinating historical tales, with a focus on those relating to Witchcraft, the spooky, and the strange. Join a characterful witch who will captivate you with this engaging, often enlightening and ultimately uplifting experience. Explore the dimly lit streets and spooky snickets of York's Medieval Old Town. Watch out on the cobbles as you lend your ears to terrible tales of the Witches of Yorkshire. Tread lightly as you walk on the very ground these mysterious and sometimes sinister events occurred. In addition to exploring York, also enter the Potions Cauldron for your extra special immersive Potion Making Experience. Uncover the secret room and get lost in another world as our special effects take you on a quest to make the perfect potion. Drink and enjoy! Part of this experience is an outdoor walking tour so dress for the weather my dears.
More
  • 1 hour 25 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
From
$17.39
From
$17.39

York Walking Tour

York Walking Tour

star-4.5
114
Join us on a relaxed journey through history, myths, legends and architecture. Discover how the medieval city thrived and developed to become the city we all love today. Our guides deliver a fun and unique take on York mixing history, sightseeing and exploration to offer a unique insight into York, passing the largest medieval gothic Cathedral in Northern Europe, old cobbled streets, Guild Halls, scenic views of our rivers, devils doors and so much more. We cover all the important landmarks of York and go off the beaten track to places you may not think of going. We are all stories in the end, write yours with us!
More
  • 1 hour 40 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
From
$15.53
From
$15.53

The Best of York on Foot in a Small Group
Likely to Sell OutLikely to Sell Out

The Best of York on Foot in a Small Group

star-5
368
Don’t worry about getting lost in the winding streets of medieval York during this introductory tour of the city, ideal for first-time visitors and those with limited time in the region. See several York highlights—including St Mary’s Abbey, York Minster, and The Shambles—without worrying about directions, while benefiting from the insight of your guide throughout.
More
  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
From
$22.36
From
$22.36

Original Harry Potter Locations Tour - York

Original Harry Potter Locations Tour - York

star-4.5
33
As well as being full of architectural treasures, York also has a strong association with the world’s most famous wizard. Get an intimate glimpse into the city while visiting places significant to J K Rowling and Harry Potter on a magical walking tour, ideal for fans of the books and movies. Traveling on foot means you’ll avoid traffic and be able to stop at points of interest without the hassle of parking.
More
  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$12.42
From
$12.42

Private Ghost Tour of York

Private Ghost Tour of York

star-5
67
Designed for travelers with a historical interest in the supernatural, this private 2-hour ghost tour of York — one of the most haunted cities in the world — allows you to customize your itinerary to suit you. Choose to visit sites with countless reports of ghost sightings, including York Minster, and The Shambles, and listen to frightening tales rooted in York’s 2,000-year-old history. The start time and location of your tour is up to you.
More
  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$74.53
Price varies by group size
From
$74.53
Price varies by group size

Full-Day Yorkshire Dales Tour from York
Likely to Sell OutLikely to Sell Out

Full-Day Yorkshire Dales Tour from York

star-5
43
Without a hire car, it’s impossible to round up the sights of the Yorkshire Dales National Park in a day from York. This small-group tour delivers: with a minivan drive through Swaledale and Wensleydale, stone-walled hills, winding passes, and villages. See Jervaulx Abbey, waterfalls, and market towns, break for lunch (own expense), and get a full rundown on the area from a guide—something you’d miss if going alone.
More
  • 8 hours 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
From
$63.35
From
$63.35

Private Viking Walk of York

Private Viking Walk of York

star-5
20
Learn about York's history and legends on a 2-hour Viking walking tour with a private guide, Sigwulf. You'll walk through town to see historical landmarks and listen to stories from the Viking days. Departure time is flexible to suit your preferences.
More
  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$74.53
Price varies by group size
From
$74.53
Price varies by group size

Small group Tasting Tour of York
Likely to Sell OutLikely to Sell Out

Small group Tasting Tour of York

star-5
10
This is a great pick for travelers interested in discovering some of the best independent eateries in York. Save time scrolling through restaurant reviews, and learn about the local food scene from a guide instead. The tour visits five independent food venues for tastings and passes by famous landmarks such as the York Minster along the way.
More
  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$68.31
From
$68.31

Guided Bike Tour in York

Guided Bike Tour in York

star-5
482
With beautiful architecture and medieval history, York is widely considered among England’s must-see cities—but pounding the sidewalks on foot takes time and effort. On this tour, hop into the saddle and spin through the city streets by bicycle, and hit top attractions like York Minster with ease. Follow safe routes inside and outside the ancient city walls, with your guide bringing York’s colorful Roman and Viking history to life.
More
  • 2 hours to 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
From
$32.29
From
$32.29

York Witches and History Walking Tour
Likely to Sell OutLikely to Sell Out

York Witches and History Walking Tour

star-4.5
10
Be among the first to experience this entertaining walking tour. Dare to treat yourself to something special. This unique and alternative walking tour features historical tales, with a focus on those relating to Witchcraft, the spooky, and the strange. Your guide will be a characterful witch who will captivate you with this engaging often enlightening and ultimately uplifting experience. Explore the dimly lit streets and spooky snickets of Yorks Medieval Old Town. Watch out on the cobbles as you lend your ears to terrible tales of the Witches of Yorkshire. Tread lightly as you walk on the very ground these mysterious and sometimes sinister events occurred. Please note this is an outdoor walking tour so dress for the weather my dears.
More
  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
From
$12.42
From
$12.42

Romans, Vikings and Medieval Marvels in York: A Self-Guided Audio Tour

Romans, Vikings and Medieval Marvels in York: A Self-Guided Audio Tour

star-4.5
54
You don’t have to join a tour group to discover York. This audio walking tour lets you set the pace and pick up and drop the route when it suits you. Hit all the signatures—York Minster, Stonegate, Mansion House, the Shambles, one of the best-preserved medieval streets in the world—and more. The app works online or offline, including geodata, so you won’t need to waste money on roaming charges.
More
  • 1 hour 30 minutes to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$7.99
From
$7.99

Wizard Walk of York - Magical Fun for all the Family!

Wizard Walk of York - Magical Fun for all the Family!

star-5
121
Join award winning entertainer The Magic Hatter as The Wizard of York for spellbinding magic, comedy and a dash of York's history! Ideal for ages 5-10 in particular, or big kids with a silly sense of humour and a passion for the wizarding world... A family-friendly alternative to the many ghost walks and terror trails, this tour focuses on FUN over frights. A truly magical and memorable experience that wizard fans will go Potty for!
More
  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
From
$11.18
From
$11.18

Golden Tours York Hop-on Hop-off Open Top Bus Tour with Audio Guide

Golden Tours York Hop-on Hop-off Open Top Bus Tour with Audio Guide

star-4.5
50
A hop-on hop-off bus is the perfect way to explore York on your terms. Sit on the bus and learn about the city's famous sights through an audio guide, and then hop off at any of the 20 stops that interest you. Along the way, pass by the York Minster, York Art Gallery, the National Railway Museum, Clifford's Tower, Jorvik Viking Centre, and the Monk Bar.
More
  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
From
$19.87
From
$19.87

Withlocals Highlights & Hidden Gems™: Best of York PRIVATE Tour
Likely to Sell OutLikely to Sell Out

Withlocals Highlights & Hidden Gems™: Best of York PRIVATE Tour

star-5
1
Centuries-old buildings, traditions everywhere, and a lively atmosphere; York is a magical place! Join the local host of your choice on a tour that has it all. From a sight of the best highlights the city has to offer to the discovery of unique spots only the locals know about - this experience brings together the best of both worlds! Enjoy the city to the max and hear more about the origin of York as you see the city’s main landmarks.This private tour will show you the city through the eyes of your local host.Each one of them has carefully created a unique itinerary based on their interests and passions.And while the landmarks might be the same, the stories, points of view and hidden gems will vary according to the host of your choice. Follow your host to one of their favorite spots and enjoy a tasting selected by them, for you.This is the perfect time to ask your host more about their life in their city and to get recommendations about the top things the locals like to do in York.
More
  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
From
$55.59
Price varies by group size
From
$55.59
Price varies by group size

Fun, Flexible Treasure Hunt Around York with Cryptic Clues & Hidden Gems

Fun, Flexible Treasure Hunt Around York with Cryptic Clues & Hidden Gems

star-5
92
Explore the highlights of York without being stuck in a tour group on this self-guided treasure hunt. No need to carry a physical map, as all of the clues and maps can be accessed through your smartphone. Along the way, pass by top landmarks, and learn interesting stories about the city that you might discover otherwise.
More
  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$12.41
From
$12.41

Private Roman Tour of York

Private Roman Tour of York

star-5
1
York has a fascinating Roman past and this private tour unpacks it more efficiently than you could likely do alone. View the city’s Roman relics, including its Roman Column, York Minster—built over a Roman basilica– and other points of interest, all with guided commentary for background. Along the way, hear about mad emperors and lost legions; and discover how a posting to York was considered dangerous in Roman times.
More
  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$74.53
From
$74.53

Dark Tales of York. Private ghost tours.

Dark Tales of York. Private ghost tours.

star-5
32
Our experienced guide will tell you tales from Yorks gruesome past, executions, ghosts and dark deeds, as we wend our way round some of the scariest places in the city. As this is by private booking it is exclusive for your group (the price is per group). As it is a private tour we can be flexible about your exact requirements, start time and pick-up point. We offer hotel pick ups* and as we can start at different locations the tour route can be customised. *City centre only.
More
  • 1 to 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$49.68
per group
From
$49.68
per group

York Hidden Gems (Self-guided Tour & Treasure Hunt)

York Hidden Gems (Self-guided Tour & Treasure Hunt)

star-5
1
Explore the ancient city of York in a new and unique way on this self-guided treasure hunt tour. Using GPS technology, follow the guide app’s clues and solve puzzles to reveal hidden locations on your map. Walk through the streets like a local, and take short-cuts and secret passages to the most iconic York tourist spots, the best way to avoid the crowds. Win points as you travel—will you reach the top of the national leaderboard?
More
  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$18.63
per group
From
$18.63
per group

Filters

Frequently Asked Questions
The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What's the best way to experience York Minster?