Best Experience Days in York – Autumn/Winter 2023

York, a city steeped in history and teeming with cultural richness, offers a delightful array of experience days that cater to the tastes of history enthusiasts, art lovers, and those seeking unforgettable adventures. Set against a backdrop of medieval charm, York’s experience days are a captivating journey into the past and a celebration of contemporary culture. York’s experience days provide an enchanting blend of historical immersion and contemporary enjoyment. Whether you’re interested in the city’s past, its culinary scene, or family-friendly activities, York has an experience that will leave you with indelible memories. Book your York adventure today and uncover the charm of this captivating city.


All Creatures Great and Small Locations Tour with Visit to the World of James Herriot for Two

A successful TV adaptation based on Herriot’s experiences as a young North Yorkshire vet. Join the other fans and hop on the mini-coach for a picturesque tour; starting from central York, your first stop will be a visit to the original home of All Creatures Great and Small – the World of James Herriot. This award-winning visitor attraction is included in your tour. You’ll then be taken to Hardraw, where you’ll have a tasty lunch at the pub used as the interior of The Drovers Arms. You’ll then get the chance to visit the fictional village of Darrowby, where you’ll see the bus stop where James proposed to Helen. Covering more than 15 locations, you’ll visit the church, the cattle market, the country club, and even the veterinary practice where James worked for. For fans of the books and the successful TV adaptation, you’ll get plenty of time to explore the village with your guide and have many refreshments along the way.

Best “Create Your Own” Experience in York

VIP Chocolate Masterclass with Prosecco for Two at York’s Chocolate Story

Unleash your creativity and create beautifully designed chocolates with artisan chocolate moulds and lustre powder effects! Personalise transfer-coated bars with handwritten decorations and create additional chocolate shapes and letters. Get ready to embark on a thrilling chocolate-making adventure that will leave you in awe of your own artistic abilities. With access to some of the finest ingredients, along with expert guidance from the chocolatiers themselves, this is an unforgettable experience that combines education with indulgence.

Best Sightseeing Experience in York

York Sightseeing River Cruise For Two

Hop aboard for a delightful cruise of the River Ouse. With an informative commentary from your local skipper as you travel through town. Escape the rush of the city and enjoy York from a unique perspective from the enclosed saloon or the upper deck. With a fully-stocked bar, there’s plenty of scope to grab a drink along the way. Come away with fascinating facts about the York’s famous history of flooding and its previous prosperity as an inland port. 

Best Animal Experience in York

Romantic Horse Drawn Carriage Ride with Prosecco for Two

On the outskirts of a private country estate in Skipwith Village, climb aboard your carriage and prepare to take in the views. Sit back and relax as the horses take you on a tour of the woodland tracks and country lanes within the estate. You may even be lucky enough to spot a glimpse of deer or buzzards while meandering through the trees. Lasting approximately one hour, the carriage is open-top during summer months and closed during winter with windows to ensure you still get the most out of your ride. This scenic experience includes a bottle of prosecco to help elevate the romance further.

Best Guided Tour in York

Guided Day Trip to the Yorkshire Dales for Two

Escape the crowded streets of York for a Guided Bus Tour of the Yorkshire Dales for Two. Covering 2,178 square kilometres, it’s one of England’s largest and most famous National Parks. Travelling through some of the best countryside in England, the scenic bus tour will take you through many of the renowned Dales. Highlights include Hawes, a picturesque and peaceful market town, and Masham, famous for its family-run breweries. Marvel at the picture-perfect Aysgarth Falls, used in Hollywood blockbusters, and discover an array of historical landmarks such as Castle Bolton, home to the North of England’s largest castle keep. Cheese lovers can also indulge their passion at Wensleydale Creamery, with a chance to get a taste of the Yorkshire Dales.