Visiting York with Kids


(This is a route developed for the Clarice app)

Follow this route and let the kids take over!

Learn about the history of York at Jorvik Dig, get a rush of adrenaline at the Motosports Village or pet the small animals at the Web Adventure Park.

One thing is certain, there won’t be a shortage of activities to do in York!

Jorvik Dig

Travel back in time with this interactive archaeological adventure!

DIG shows how the city has evolved throughout the years, featuring four excavation pits that include artefacts from the Roman to the Victorian era, some of which you’ll be able to touch at the end the tour.

If you have time pay a visit to the Jorvik Viking Centre, where you’ll also find traces of a former Viking city!

York Motosports Village

Kids and adults are welcome at York MotorSports Village!

Winner of Visitor Attraction of the Year in 2014, this karting centre features a racing simulator used by F1 stars and offers a number of driving experiences suitable for all ages.

Parents can recharge their energy at Bar Enzo with a cup of coffee or even a glass of wine!

Cycle the Solar System

Cycle through this natural reserve track and keep your eyes open to see a scale model of the Solar System!

When you find yourself between Jupiter and Mars, take some time to hydrate at Brunswick Organic Nursery.

A former railway line, this 6.4 miles route starts next to the York College Campus on Tadcaster Road!

The Web Adventure Park

Featuring landscaped gardens, a jungle bridge and many other facilities, Web Adventure is one of the largest play areas in York!

Kids can come face to face with chipmunks, ponies and alpacas at the Animal Zone or have a go on the Wired High Ropes challenge, a course that includes 22 activities at multiple difficulty levels.

York Maze

In the midst of  a million growing maize plants, you’ll find this popular summer hangout.

The largest maze in the UK, York Maze is full of attractions, restaurants and show displays that will keep the whole family entertained.

Besides summer, the maze is also open during the Halloween season closing with the annual 5th of November bonfire.

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