Family Friendly Itinerary


One Day Family Friendly Itinerary

York makes for a great family holiday with York Passes available for children aged 5 – 16 years inclusive (please note some York attractions do not charge for children – see the attraction pages for details).

The following is merely a suggested itinery suitable for both parent’s and children to enjoy

DIG – From the creators of JORVIK Viking Centre, DIG offers you a unique archaeological adventure to get you on your way to becoming a real archaeologist.

York’s Chocolate Story – At York’s Chocolate Story you can discover the stories behind the greatest names in chocolate, unwrap the secrets of chocolate making, and even learn the art of the chocolatier for yourself.

JORVIK Viking Centre - Explore the multi-million pound re-imagining of JORVIK Viking Centre and discover the return of the Vikings to York.

Roman Bath Museum  - Excavated in 1930 while digging a new cellar, a modern steel walkway suspended above the ancient remains now takes visitors through the Tepidarium (warm room), Caldarium (hot steam room) and Frigidarium (cold plunge pool) before returning to the modern world - York’s real history, minus the boring bits!

York Castle Museum - Wander through Victorian Streets, be reunited with favourite childhood toys and venture into Dick Turpin's prison cell

York Dungeon - Discover 10 live shows and over 75 minutes of fun as you explore 2000 years of York's dark history.  Featuring live actors, immersive sets, stunning special effects and plenty of surprises.  ( Not suitable for younger or nervous children)