City Sightseeing York Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

Tours & Sightseeing in York

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There is no better way to see York than on a double-decker City Sightseeing bus! Hop on and hop off as you please at any of the 20 stops around Yorkshire’s capital, including wonderful sights such as Clifford’s Tower, Exhibition Square, York Minster, Jorvik Viking Centre and much more! Whilst you travel through York on the bus, passengers will be able to enjoy panoramic views of the city as well as an informative recorded commentary accessible in several languages!
Often called England’s 'capital of the north,' York is a city that has history, fine architecture and countless attractions! The Romans left their mark on the city, and York’s Viking heritage gives its history a very interesting edge. Hop-on to a City Sightseeing York bus at any of the 20 stops located around the city to start exploring it all for yourselves! The first tour stop is located at Exhibition Square, if you’re waiting for the next tour bus, there’s plenty of eateries and shops dotted around here to keep you occupied! Hop-on to the tour as it continues to one of York’s finest attractions, the Monk Bar. Hop-off to explore one of the city’s four major gateways, built in the 14th century, making it one of the city’s oldest landmarks. Today it is home to the Richard III Experience, a fabulous and interesting attraction that explores the history of the former King! Another one of the most interesting spots along the tour is the Clifford Tower, it is almost all that remains of York Castle and has an extensive history, having been previously used as a prison. Passengers can also hop-off here to climb Clifford Tower and enjoy stunning panoramic views over York that stretch as far as the North York Moors! For a simply unique experience, hop-off at York’s Chocolate Story and discover the stories behind your favourite Chocolate bars, including how they got their name and how chocolate in York has been made all these years! If you’re a fan of shopping or want to stop off for a bite to eat, hop-off at the famous Bishopthorpe Road, which has previously been named the Best High Street in Britain! Here, you’ll enjoy a variety of high-street favourites and high-end boutiques, as well as countless eateries! The full list of stops along the route are: Exhibition Square GillyGate Monk Bar Foss Bank Peasholme Green The Stonebow Clifford’s Tower Margaret Street Walmgate Bar Barbican Centre Fishergate Bishopthorpe Road South Bank Campleshon Road Mount Vale The Mount Blossom Street Railway Station Memorial Gardens Museum Gardens

What’s included

  • Unlimited hop-on hop-off for 24 hours 
  • On-board audio commentary available in several languages + free headphones (English, Spanish, German, Italian, French, Mandarin, Japanese, Russian, Kids Commentary in English)
  • Discount booklet including offers on local eateries, attractions and shops

What’s not included

  • Entrance fees
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
  • Food and drinks, unless specified