Budget friendly activities in York

Find out why some of the best things in the city are free

You can pay many pounds for theatre tickets, posh restaurants and shopping trips but sometimes it can cost nothing to have a great time.

In and around York there is plenty to do and see that won't be a drain on your finances whether it’s exploring the medieval charm of the streets, Roman ruins or a few hours in a museum where you can expand your mind without the expense. We’ve picked out just a few of the best freemium experiences in York but there are plenty more to be discovered.

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Outdoor activities in York

As well as boasting a glorious city centre, York is blessed with miles of green spaces within close vicinity.

Tours in York

Join a tour around York to get insider knowledge or experience York from a different point of view.

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