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Ouse River Sightseeing Cruise in York

Ouse River Sightseeing Cruise in York

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See the historic city of York from a different perspective during a 45-minute or 1-hour cruise on the Ouse River. Relax during a leisurely sail, accompanied by commentary that details the history and culture of York, and enjoy unobstructed views of landmarks such as Clifford’s Tower and the York Museum and Gardens. Choose from several departure times to suit your schedule.
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  • 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$15.81
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$15.81

Ouse River 1-Hour Early Evening Cruise from York
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Ouse River 1-Hour Early Evening Cruise from York

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See the historic city of York from a different perspective during an Ouse River cruise. Setting off in the early evening, sail past ancient landmarks and quaint riverside villages, all the while learning about the area’s Roman and Viking heritage. Keep warm in the heated saloon, where alcoholic drinks, warm beverages, and snacks can be purchased at your own expense.
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  • 1 hour
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Self Drive Boat Hire in York

Self Drive Boat Hire in York

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Swap city sightseeing for a peaceful day on the water in York. With this boat hire experience, enjoy the privacy of being able to drive your own boat and plan a personalized route. Each boat can accommodate up to six passengers, and a map is provided so you don't get lost.
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  • 1 hour
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$50.58
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York Afternoon Tea Cruise
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York Afternoon Tea Cruise

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Combine two activities in one—a leisurely river cruise, plus traditional afternoon tea—on this sightseeing tour. Board the Captain James Cook in central York, and wend your way down the River Ouse. As you go, admire the city’s scenic riverbanks while also indulging in finger sandwiches, scones and pastries, plus tea and coffee (upgrade to add a prosecco accompaniment to your afternoon tea). You’ll also see the opulent Bishopthorpe Palace, home to the Archbishop of York.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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$37.94
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$37.94

York Lunch Cruise
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York Lunch Cruise

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Combine your sightseeing with a delicious meal when you explore York via lunchtime river cruise. Board the Captain James Cook—one of the largest vessels on the River Ouse—and set sail from King’s Staith Landing. You’ll enjoy a 2-course buffet lunch, plus tea or coffee. As you go, admire the sights from the water, learn more about York's highlights from the skipper’s commentary, and even glimpse Bishopthorpe Palace: home to the Archbishop of York.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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Shadows of York: Voted Best Small Attraction in York

Shadows of York: Voted Best Small Attraction in York

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See a spookier side to York without the worry of getting lost during this guided ghost walk around the streets and snickelways (alleys) of the medieval city. Listen to your guide tell tales of York’s tragic past that you wouldn’t otherwise hear, ask questions along the way to learn more, and enjoy an atypical introduction to the city.
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  • 1 hour 20 minutes
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The Best of York on Foot in a Small Group
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The Best of York on Foot in a Small Group

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Don’t worry about getting lost in the winding streets of medieval York during this introductory tour of the city, ideal for first-time visitors and those with limited time in the region. See several York highlights—including St Mary’s Abbey, York Minster, and The Shambles—without worrying about directions, while benefiting from the insight of your guide throughout.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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Ghost Bus Tour of York

Ghost Bus Tour of York

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Delve into the dark recesses of York’s history on this evening ghost bus tour. With your spooky local guide, visit notorious local haunts of restless spirits, and pass eerie sites such as York Minster, Clifford’s Tower, and the grave of Dick Turpin, infamous highwayman and murderer. Throughout the tour, hear anecdotes and fascinating facts about York’s grisly past, and make key stops for a closer look at the city’s most haunted buildings. 
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  • 1 hour to 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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A Fatal Feud - An Immersive Treasure Hunt Murder Mystery - The Secret City

A Fatal Feud - An Immersive Treasure Hunt Murder Mystery - The Secret City

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Puzzle fans need look no further than this immersive York treasure hunt murder mystery, set in 1491, that’s sent to your phone (over the Telegram app) as a series of riddles. Discover classic sights and quirky delights as you unravel each cryptic clue, unlock the path to the next location—and bring the criminal to justice. You’ll cover around 2.5 miles (4 kilometers), with two optional pub breaks en route.
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  • 4 hours
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York Walls Private Walking Tour

York Walls Private Walking Tour

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Uncover the medieval marvels of historic York on a bespoke walking tour with a private guide. Learn about York’s rich history as you walk around the centuries-old walls, pose for photos with a backdrop of the city or visit the wall museums (not included). Your private tour is yours to customize as you please, so you could also pay a visit to York Castle, stroll down the atmospheric The Shambles or take a peek inside the magnificent York Minster.
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  • 3 hours
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$69.55
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70-Minute York Evening River Cruise
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70-Minute York Evening River Cruise

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Set sail on a romantic evening cruise along the Ouse River and see York’s historic landmarks from the water. Sip a glass of Prosecco or non-alcholic beverage (depending on the ticket option) as you glide past the illuminated city skyline, and admire the riverside parks and buildings lit up by the boat’s floodlights.
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  • 1 hour 10 minutes
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$18.97
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Bishopthorpe Palace Christmas Cruise

Bishopthorpe Palace Christmas Cruise

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Experience York at its most festive when you visit in December, but don’t worry about crowds: this Christmas-themed river cruise makes for a relaxing way to see the sights. Depart from the city center and chart your way down the River Ouse. Your boat’s indoor saloon area makes for a cozy place to retreat, particularly with a hot beverage and an apple or mince pie in hand. Listen to festive tunes, learn more about the city, and catch glimpses of the lovely Bishopthorpe Palace, located just beyond city limits.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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City of York Private Guided Day Tour
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City of York Private Guided Day Tour

Spend the day with your own guide and vehicle in one of the most famous and ancient cities in the whole U.K the City of York. Made famous for its huge amount of Viking history, it’s magnificent Cathedral, York Minster and who cannot help but fall in love with the stunning Shambles shopping area and market of York. It feel like Harry Potters Diagon Alley and any fan of the movies and books will agree. We will explore all the major sites of the city in a nice leisurely pace. We will have plenty of time to stop for shopping and take a nice lunch break in one of York’s ancient pubs as well as taking many stunning photos and videos of your time in the City.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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