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.

What's on this October half-term

Festive fireplace

Winter indulgence at Goddards

Come in from the cold and enjoy a Christmas lunch followed by a warming sherry as you toast your toes beside the drawing room fireplace at the former Terry family home.

Women at work in the Terry factory in 1930

Discover something new on your visit 

The places around York regularly refresh the displays or create something new to give visitors a different experience and a good excuse to return - even more than the cake.

Places to visit

Group visit

Explore York on a group visit 

When you're looking for a place to visit with a group, consider heading to York. From the city centre Treasurer's House with its impressive collection to the large gardens and National Portrait Gallery art at Beningbrough Hall, Gallery and Gardens and stories of the Terry family at Goddards House and Garden.

Where to eat, shop and stay

A group of volunteers off to begin their important work

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.