Days Out in York
Travelling with First is an ideal way to visit the historic City of York. Take in the sights of the imposing York Minster, pop into the famous Betty's tearooms for a bite to eat or have a day out at one of the attractions below. We've highlighted the services that go past each attraction. Most of the attractions in the City Centre can also be reached on foot by catching any service into York City Centre.
National Railway Museum
At the National Railway Museum you can discover over 300 years of history and over a million wonderful objects. Marvel at the record-breaking Mallard, watch engineering work in progress in the Workshop, see locomotives moving on the turntable or let off steam in the outdoor play area.
|Services||2 (Park & Ride Green Line). Services 1, 3 (Park & Ride White Line), 4, 5, 7 (Park & Ride Red Line), 10, 11, 12, 13 and 13A all stop at York Rail Station, a short walk from the museum|
Dig is all about having a go and getting your hands dirty! You can grab your trowel and take part in an excavation and discover real objects from ancient civilisations. There's plenty of other things to grab your interest, like the Dig tour and the chance to Ask the Archaeologist any of those burning questions you have!
|Services||6, 8 (Park & Ride Yellow Line), 9 (Park & Ride Silver Line), 11, 12, 13, 13A|
Jorvik Viking Centre
Get face-to-face with Vikings! Journey through the reconstruction of Viking-Age streets, as they would have been in the year AD975. JORVIK Viking Centre also offers three exciting exhibitions so you can learn all about the Vikings.
|Services||4, 7 (Park & Ride Red Line), 8 (Park & Ride Yellow Line), 10|
Not for the feint hearted! Take a trip into the past and discover Europe's darkest moments, from Implements of Torture to The Black Death. Blood-curdling screams, groans and clashes of steel ring through the York Dungeon. Investigate if you dare!
One of our service 4-ftr buses has been attacked by the Bloodthirsty Vikings - will you travel to the York Dungeon on board?
|Services||4, 7 (Park and Ride Red Line)|
York Castle Museum
York Castle Museum is one of Britain's leading museums of everyday life. It shows how people used to live by displaying thousands of household objects and by recreating rooms, shops, streets - and even prison cells.
Pay a visit to the recreated Victorian street, Kirkgate, which combines real shop fittings and stock with modern sound and light effects, to evoke an atmosphere of Victorian Britain.
|Services||3 (Park and Ride White Line), 4, 7 (Park and Ride Red Line)|