Sun, August 18, 2019 - 20:13

Trip to York

York 10am-5pm




Rich in ancient history, romantic ambience and fun activities, York is the perfect day trip destination to get away and see something new. Renowned for its exquisite architecture, tangle of quaint cobbled streets, iconic York Minster and wealth of visitor attractions, York is a flourishing city, with great shopping opportunities and a host of delicious places to eat. Don’t forget to have a ramble in the shambles, the inspiration for Harry Potter’s ‘Diagon Alley’!.

Delve into the city's vibrant café culture, take time out to enjoy some of the country's most talented street entertainers or simply watch the world go by while sipping a drink by the river.

Visitors to York can enjoy hundreds of attractions, museums, historic buildings, tours, shops, restaurants and bars within the compact walled city.

Suggestions of things to do include York Minster, National Railways Museum, York Dungeons, Clifford’s Tower, York Castle Museum, Henry VII Experience at Micklegate Bar, the York Chocolate Experience, Yorkshire Museum, York has excellent shopping and eating. Look on Trip Advisor or individual attraction websites for more information. All activities in York may incur an additional charge and are to be organised by the student as an individual.

If you would like a tour of York 

There are free guided tours of York, please see the website for the associate of volunteer guides to the city of York here if you would like to find out what time the tour is taking place on the day of our trip. 

Footprint tours also offer free guided tours and invite you to make a voluntary tip if you are happy with the tour you have recieved. Check out their timings and tour information here 

White Rose York also offer free guided tours and invite you to make a voluntary tip if you are happy with the tour. Check out the timings and tour information here

You could also use the hop on and hop off City Sightseeing bus which is a great way to get around York. Find out prices and locations here


Tickets for this trip will go on sale on Thursday 15th August until they sell out or on Friday 20th September at 3pm. Please book your place for this event online 24/7 or through HUU Reception Mon – Fri between 10am-4pm. 


Return coach transport is provided for this event.  Please meet at HUU reception by no later than 9.45am. The coach will leave at 10am promply and cannot wait for latecomers. Returning - the coach will leave York at 5pm promply, please arrive at the coach from 4.45pm. The coach cannot wait for latecomers.


Your Union endeavours to make all activities accessible to all wherever possible, however please contact Alex Tute, Give It A Go Co-ordinator on 01482 465814 if you have any specific access requirements or questions about access to this event [email protected]


We will need to contact you by email with details of this event. When booking please ensure that you have set your preference with the University to receive emails. Hull University Union cannot be held responsible for any missed communication if we cannot email you with organisational details.


The cost of this trip is subsidised by the students' union by up to 50% using any profits from our commercial offering, so every time you shop in Spar, buy a coffee, pizza or sandwich from EATS or SANC or visit Asylum you are supporting the Give it a Go programme of events. We are a not for profit organisation re-investing all of our profit into services.


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Saturday 21st September 2019, 10:00 am York From £5.00 Find Tickets

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