In and around York

View of the York Minster roofline from the street and a blue sky above

From a house nestled in the shadow of the Minster to the home of one of York's chocolate stories and an art gallery and gardens in the Yorkshire countryside.

Visiting in winter

Where to eat, shop and stay

Father Christmas and an elf reading

Meet Father Christmas at Beningbrough  

Pre-book your place for stories in the historic library at Beningbrough Hall as Father Christmas holidays ahead of the big day. Running on weekends from 3 - 18 December, this popular event sells out so find out full details here and how to book.

Places to visit