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Clifford's Tower
The Shambles
Shopping in York

ABOUT YORK

BUSINESS

Over the decades, the city of York has shifted from a business industry focussed around railway and manufacturing into a city centred around culture and, more recently, its scientific initiatives and developments. York has welcomed a range of science, technology and creative companies over recent years and its economic prosperity is set to grow and grow.


TOURISM

Crowned Europe's top tourism city destination in 2007, York has a thriving tourism industry and offers a year round destination with attractions including York Minster, the National Railway Museum, Clifford's Tower and York's oldest street, the Shambles.


Park and ride

LEISURE

York offers a lively café bar and restaurant culture with a range of tearooms, historic pubs, riverside bars and city centre eateries, and vibrant entertainment and festivals including two theatres.