Bishopthorpe Palace Christmas Cruise

Holiday & Seasonal Tours in York

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This relaxing cruise is an ideal way to escape the busy shopping streets and step into the Christmas spirit. Your ticket includes a choice of hot drink (tea, coffee or hot chocolate) and a mince or apple pie.
Sailing daily from the 1st to the 23rd of December, the Bishopthorpe Palace Christmas Cruise is an ideal way to escape the busy shopping streets and step into the Christmas spirit. Your ticket includes a choice of hot drink (tea, coffee or hot chocolate) and a mince or apple pie.The one-hour relaxing cruise features traditional Christmas songs, punctuated with live captain’s commentary.Leave from old port district at King’s Staith, pass underneath the Millennium Bridge before leaving the outskirts of the city and sail past the site of the Battle of Fulford, arguably one of the most significant in the history of the United Kingdom.Experience a fantastic chance to look out for wildlife including swans, cormorants and kingfishers, as you leave the city centre and sail downstream to the village of Bishopthorpe. The vessel turns at the glorious 13th century Bishopthorpe Palace, official residence of the Archbishop of York. Your vessel will be equipped with an enclosed heated saloon, at least two toilets and a fully stocked bar serving beers, wines, spirits, soft drinks, hot drinks and snacks.

What’s included

  • Hot drink (choice of tea, coffee or hot chocolate
  • Mince or Apple Pie
  • Traditional Christmas Music
  • Live Captains commentary during some sections of the cruise
  • Snacks
  • Coffee and/or Tea

What’s not included

  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
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