Outdoor Activities In York

Enjoy the great outdoor activities York has to offer.

Outdoor Activities In York

Visit Museum Gardens

Explore 10 acres of curated gardens, formerly grounds of St Marys Abbey. Created in the 1830s, the gardens contain a variety of species of plants, trees, and birds. There are also a number of events which take places, such as open-air theatres and festival activities.

Price: Free

Take A Boat Tour Round York

Experience York aboard a city cruise and explore it’s rich history. Listen to knowledgeable guides and enjoy the commentary detailing the famous stories which have carved the beautiful city all while sailing down the same river that brought the Romans and the Vikings to Yorkshire. The City Cruises also offer the option for lunch, afternoon tea, and evening dinner while cruising down the River Ouse.

Price: From £11.95

Visit Beningbrough Hall

Located just off the River Ouse, Beningbourgh Hall is a large Georgian Manor It has baroque interiors, cantilevered stairs, and 8 acres of gardens. Explore the beautiful gardens, and relax amongst the colourful flowers and fruit collection or visit the two-acre Italian-inspired walled garden. Each area in the garden tends to be at its peak during different seasons making the hall an ever-changing environment.

Price: From £6.50