5 things to do in York over Christmas

Are you staying in York this Christmas? Check out the top, student friendly attractions to visit whilst in York


1. St Nicholas Christmas Fair

As one of the most popular Christmas markets in the UK, St Nicholas Christmas Fair is not one to be missed. Enjoy a cup of mulled wine or hot chocolate whilst digging into one of the many street foods on offer. It’s the perfect place to buy a loved one a unique Christmas present at one of the many market stalls.

 

 

 

 

 

 

2. Thors Tipi

Want to enjoy a boozy holiday? Head down to the famous pop-up bar Thors Tipi to enjoy some Christmas cheer. They serve mulled wine, beers, draft ales, champagne and lots more! You can accompany this with Scandi Sausages from The Shambles Kitchen or award winning donuts from Donut Kitchen.

 

 

 

 

 

 

3. York Minster

Enjoy one of the many services happening over the Christmas period (inc. Christmas Carol Concerts: 13-14th Dec, Nine Lessons service: 23rd Dec and Christmas Eve / Christmas Day services). It is one of the largest cathedrals in Northern Europe and is the centre of Christianity in the North of England.

 

 

 

 

 

 

4. National Railway Museum

York is home to the largest railway museum in Great Britain and houses hundreds of thousands of historical items inc. trains, social artefacts, technological artefacts and many more. The National Railway Museum has free entry and is conveniently located next to the York Train Station.

 

 

 

 

 

 

5. Ghost Walk

The famous York Ghost Walk leaves from the Kings Arms pub every night at 8pm. For only £5 tour the city and learn about the historical and gruesome past of York.