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Discover the very best of York & Yorkshire

The very best shops, attractions and trip ideas in and around York

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Discover the very best York and Yorkshire has to offer by using our fantastic website full of tourist attractions, businesses and entertainment. We offer a free to use website for everyone, whether you want to post an article about an event you enjoyed, or you would like to tell everyone about an amazing product you sell, or maybe you just want an idea for a day out for the family.

The Discover York and Yorkshire website is changing constantly and we have some big plans for it, we welcome ideas for new attractions and encourage you to get in touch with us by emailing us at: info@discover-york.co.uk or by filling in our contact form.

A brief history about York

York is a walled city, situated in Yorkshire. The city has a rich heritage and has been host to major political events throughout much of its two millennia of existence. The city offers a wealth of historic attractions, of which York Minster is the most prominent, and a variety of cultural and sporting activities.. The city was founded by the Romans in 71 AD it became the capital of the Roman province of Britannia Inferior, and of the kingdoms of Northumbria and Jorvik. In the Middle Ages. In the 19th century York became a hub of the railway network and a manufacturing centre. In recent decades, the economy of York has moved from being dominated by its confectionery and railway-related industries to one that provides services. The University of York and health services have become major employers, whilst tourism has become an important element of the local economy.

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