York is a city steeped in history. It was founded by the Romans back in 71AD and was also home to the Vikings in the middle ages. It houses some incredible architecture including the city walls and York Minster Cathedral.
To see all of the sights in York jump on a guided bus tour with City Sightseeing. On this tour you get to see all of the major attractions including The Yorvik Viking Centre. Here you get to look at how the Vikings made York their main city in the North of England. On this museum tour you get to see how they lived, farmed and of course fought.
Another way to get your fix of York’s often brutal past is to visit the York Dungeons. This is a journey through the past 2000 years of York's history showing iconic characters such as Guy Fawkes and Dick Turpin. You will also be present for the Viking invasion where you will have to take cover in the York Minister.
A great place to take kids to burn off some energy is Web Adventure Park. A fantastic day out for all ages it has an indoor and outdoor play area, a high ropes climbing course, slides, animals, go-karts and quad bikes. There's really something for everyone.