2 Days in York Itinerary Story

By Loredana Elena


2 Days in York Itinerary Story

York is a city located north of London, England. It has a rich and diverse history full of important British... Read more

Day 1

Explore the Historic City of York

As with any new place you might go to, I would always recommend getting up nice and early (7-8 am... Read more

Day 1 - Stop 1

Eat Breakfast at the Partisan

We started off our day with coffee and breakfast at the cosy and two-storied Partisan cafe. It is located within... Read more

Day 1 - Stop 2

Walk York's City Walls

The York City Walls is a 3.4 km stretch of town walls that encompasses the central area of the city.... Read more

Day 1 - Stop 3

Stroll Through the Quaint Museum Gardens

While entrance to the Yorkshire Museum itself is not free, visiting its stunning gardens are! About 15 minutes into your... Read more

Day 1 - Stop 4

Gaze at the Remarkable Ruins of St. Mary's Abbey

Once you've finished wandering around the gardens, head over to St. Mary's Abbey for a closer look. St. Mary's Abbey... Read more

Day 1 - Stop 5

Go for a Coffee Break or Lunch at the Hip Spark York CIC

If you're still hungry even after a big breakfast at the Partisan or require a 'pick-me-up', head towards Spark York... Read more

Day 1 - Stop 6

Visit the Grand York Minster

York Minster is a 7th-century gothic-style cathedral that is one of the biggest monasteries in Northern Europe. It is open... Read more

Day 1 - Stop 7

Stop by the Shambles Market

The Shambles Market is located in the middle of the centre of York and sells items such as fresh fruit... Read more

Day 1 - Stop 8

Shop the Actual Shambles

The Shambles is comprised of over imposing timber-lined buildings that once had several meat-filled shelves by butchers. If you were... Read more

Day 1 - Stop 9

Have an Italian Dinner at D'vine Restaurant and Social Bar

For dinner, head to D'vine Restaurant and Social Bar for some good ol' Italian food! We had the Salmon Fillet... Read more

Day 2

Continue Your Tour of York

The next 24 hours of your 48 hours in York moves at a bit of a slower pace, which should... Read more

Day 2 - Stop 1

Eat Breakfast at Brew & Brownie

Let me be the first to tell you, York has wonderful breakfast/brunch and coffee places in general. So if you... Read more

Day 2 - Stop 2

Go for a Free Guided Walking Tour with AVG York

Most 'free walking tours' in Europe are not really 'free'. They operate on a tip-based system. Meaning, pay what you... Read more

Day 2 - Stop 3

Stop for an Afternoon Tea at Spring Espresso

Another day, another coffee! Spring Espresso was luckily not too far from the point we left the walking tour. It... Read more

Day 2 - Stop 4

Learn About British Rail History at the National Railway Museum

The National Railway Museum in York is all about rail travel in Britain and is not too far from the... Read more

Day 2 - Stop 5

Have Tapas at Ambiente Tapas Fossgate

Ambiente Tapas Fossgate has a vibrant and happening environment with very tasty tapas. I would suggest booking in advance as... Read more


In Summary,

I hope you were able to explore the best of York with this 2 Days in York Itinerary. Feel free... Read more