Shopping & Dining
Bus number: 2 (to Museum St.)
Visit the infamous Café Tea Rooms - with beautiful interiors inspired by the Queen Mary ocean liner, and a fantastic selection of cakes, chocolates and more.
Bus number: 66 (to Merchantgate), 8 or 10/10A (to Student Castle).
Brew York is a brewery based in the centre of York, where the 'experience and location is as enjoyable as the beer itself!'.
Coppergate Shopping Centre
Bus number: 10 (to Piccadilly).
Home to the famous JORVIK Viking Centre, Coppergate Shopping Centre has a multitude of exciting activities, with a range of big-name high street shops, cafes, galleries and museums.
Monks Cross Shopping Park
Bus number: 9 or 12.
Monks Cross Shopping Park is located just off York’s outer ring road. The centre opened in 1998 and currently has Primark, Boots and Debenhams as anchor tenants. A recent major refurbishment has added 7 new food ‘pods’ to the offer! A major new TK Maxx store will open at the centre in March with other new stores/restaurants/cafes to follow shortly. Monks Cross Shopping Park is the go-to centre for York’s residential population with an expansive offer and late night shopping Monday to Friday. The new York City Football club stadium is due to open nearby later this year which will join the recently opened Cineworld and new gym complex.
Shambles Food Court
Bus number: 6, 9, 11 or 12 (to Stonebow St.)
As the home of street food in York, the Shambles Food Court is bursting with an array of lunchtime options and is located in the heart of York!
Bus number: 8 (to Piccadilly), 66/66A or N66 (to Merchantgate).
'A local landmark and catalyst for change - both in its appearance and its operational environment to reinvent civic spaces and re-energise Piccadilly.'
Vangarde Shopping Park
Bus number: 9 or 12.
A premium destination for shopping and eating, home to York’s only John Lewis department store, the region’s largest M&S and a state-of-the-art Next store, along with a range of restaurants and cafés.
York Designer Outlet
Bus number: 7
A must-visit fashion and shopping destination, home to over 120 leading UK and international designer and high street brands.
The City of York is a special place, not only for its history, buildings and archaeology, but also for its wildlife.
Sports & Activities
There's a range of activities to get involved in, from golfing to go-karting!
Theatre & Entertainment
Catch a production at one of York's historic theatres, or the latest blockbuster at the cinema.
There's plenty of activities for every member of the family in York!