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Best Landmarks In York

We've rounded up the best landmarks in York in our quest to discover brilliant family attractions and places to visit near you. There are 5 York landmarks to pick from.Alternatively, why not explore some other sightseeing days out nearby, including museums and art galleries, or tourist attractions. Find the perfect places to go with your kids and get out on your next adventure!

All the landmarks we list are rated according to the ages they are suitable for, facilities and whether they are suitable for rainy days or best when the sun is shining.

Many of the places we list are historic or educational in nature and would be suitable for class trips or as ways to keep the learning up whilst having fun over the school holidays.

Find your perfect day out

Holy Trinity Church

  • York
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Landmarks

Discover a glimpse of the medieval world tucked behind a busy shopping street. Coloured light filters through stained glass windows to illuminate une...

York Minster

  • York
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Landmarks

York Minster is a world-famous artistic and architectural masterpiece built between the 1220s and the 1470s. It offers people of all ages a wealth of...

Kirkstall Abbey

  • Leeds
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Landmarks

Delve into medieval history with a visit to the iconic Kirkstall Abbey in Leeds. Explore secret passages, see where the monks used to pray and try to...

Castle Hill and Victoria Tower

  • Huddersfield
  • Outdoor
  • Landmarks

Perfect weather for a walk? Pack up your picnic bags, load the kids into the car and head out to Castle Hill. The climb is a bit steep but the views...

Whitby Abbey

  • Whitby
  • Outdoor
  • Landmarks

Immerse yourself in 13th century gothic splendour and see just why the haunting remains ofWhitby Abbey were inspiration for Bram Stoker's gothic tale...

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