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York Minster

York Minster has an international reputation as one of the world’s most magnificent cathedrals.


Since the 7th century, the Minster has been at the centre of Christianity in the north of England and today remains a thriving church rooted in the daily offering of worship and prayer. The Minster was built for the glory of God. Every aspect of this ancient building - from the exquisite, handcrafted stone through to the unrivalled collection of medieval stained glass - tells the story of Jesus Christ. We invite you to discover this sacred place and the love of God at its heart, which has attracted people from across the globe for more than 1000 years. 


HOW TO REACH

By train
York Minster is a ten minute walk from York Railway Station, which is in Station Road, York, YO24 1AB.

By bus
Several bus services make stops in the city centre, with the nearest stop in St Leonard’s Place. To plan your journey, visit the iTravelYork website.
For details of coach parking in the city centre, see the City of York Council.

By car
Unfortunately there is no parking available at the cathedral.
You can park for free at one of the six Park and Ride sites around the city with the nearest stop a few minutes’ walk away in Museum Street. Full details for the York Park and Ride service is available here.
The nearest pay and display car parks are a short walk away at Monk Bar (YO31 7QR), Union Terrace (YO31 7ES) and Bootham Row (YO30 7BP) and further details about opening times and charges are available.

By plane
The region is served by a number of airports and the closest to York Minster are Leeds Bradford, Manchester and Newcastle.

By boat
York is only a one hour drive from the P&O Sea Ferries terminal at Kingston-upon-Hull, with daily sailings to Holland and Belgium. Further details are available here.


ADMISSION

MINSTER ONLY
Includes entry to the cathedral, Undercroft Museum and a free guided tour
Adult - £11
Seniors and students - £9
Child (under-16) - free with a paying adult
Up to four children with one paying adult.

MINSTER AND TOWER
Includes entry to the cathedral, Undercroft Museum, a free guided tour and access to climb the Central Tower
Adult - £16 (£15 when holding an advance online general admission ticket)
Seniors and students - £14
Child (under-16) - £5
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To climb the tower you must be aged 8+.
Tower trips are weather dependent so Minster and Tower tickets can only be bought on the door.


VISITOR INFO

OPENING HOURS: next days Wed  09:00-16:30
Thu  09:00-16:30
Fri  09:00-16:30
Sat  09:00-16:30
Sun  12:30-15:00
Mon  09:00-16:30
Tue  09:00-16:30
Wed  09:00-16:30

ADDRESS:
Deangate
YO1 7HH York
England
United Kingdom

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