Recognised as the largest event of its kind in Europe, the annual JORVIK Viking Festival is a city-wide celebration of York’s Viking heritage
Head to our sister attraction, Barley Hall, this festive season and experience Christmas in the hidden medieval gem of York.
Often the name ‘Viking’ conjures images of brutes and barbarians, but the truth is a little different. Join us as we explore the fact and the fiction about the Norsemen.
Does your hometown hold Viking history? Explore our guide to Norse settlements in Britain and discover the origins behind the names of villages, towns and cities across the country.
A Brand New Exhibition at Barley Hall exploring the archaeology, first-hand accounts of life in the city, and the effects that this greatest of Tudor monarchs had on life in York during his thirty eight year reign.