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.

Family walking dogs

Which places are open and what you need to know before you visit 

We’ve opened more than 100 gardens and parks in England and Northern Ireland through advanced booking. From Monday 6 July, we’re gradually opening gardens and parklands in Wales. Tickets are released on Friday for the following week. More than 200 coast and countryside car parks are open across England, Wales and Northern Ireland. All National Trust houses remain closed for now. Read this article to find out what's open and what to expect from your visit.

Volunteers in Beninbrough's walled garden

Get involved with the National Trust in York 

Can we tempt you to donate some time? Your support is essential to the work we do and volunteering is one way to give that support. With three different places and a range of opportunities there is something to suit all ages and experiences. If you're looking for paid work then check in regularly as jobs get added when they're available.