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Panoramic 1-Hour Bus Tour of York with Afternoon Tea

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Have afternoon tea with a twist on our delightful Afternoon Tea bus as you tour the beautiful city of York! As its name indicates, this traditional double decker offers beautiful views of York including the York Minster, Micklegate Bar, Clifford’s Tower, the racecourse and much more - all while indulging in a delicious mix of sweet and savoury treats.

Start your spot of afternoon tea with our selection of delightful homemade finger sandwiches – with many filling options on offer. Get ready to have your taste buds tingling with joy!
The desserts will be the perfect finishing touch to your afternoon tea bus tour – prepare to spoil yourself with our scrumptious scones and delicious assortment of mini afternoon tea pastries and desserts.

Together with the selections of teas and your alcoholic beverage of choice, these bites are guaranteed to be the perfect complement to your relaxing 60-minute trip through the heart of York.

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Stop At: Memorial Gardens, Leeman Road, York YO26 4ZF England

Enjoy a unique afternoon tea experience aboard our luxurious double decker bus – which, as the name implies, will allow you to take in all of York's wonderful views!

Duration: 15 minutes

Pass By: York Minster, Minster Yard Deangate, York YO1 7HH England

The Cathedral and Metropolitan Church of Saint Peter in York, colloquially referred to as York Minster, is one of the largest cathedrals in Northern Europe. The minster serves as the official residence of the Archbishop of York, who holds the third-highest office in the Church of England (after the monarch as Supreme Governor and the Archbishop of Canterbury).
The title "minster" is an honorific title attributed to Anglo-Saxon missionary teaching churches.The minster's services are sometimes regarded as High Church or Anglo-Catholic.

Pass By: Micklegate Bar, 27 Micklegate, York YO1 6JH England

Micklegate Bar is a historical landmark in the city of York, in the United Kingdom. The stone gate, which dates back to the 12th century, serves as a starting point for Tudor history.

Micklegate is also the name of a street in the English city of York.
The name "Great Street" comes from the Old Norse gata, which means "street," and "gate" derives from the word "gate."

It is considered "one of the most handsome streets in Yorkshire, "according to York City Council, and "without a doubt the most architecturally rewarding street in York, "according to Nikolaus Pevsner.

There are three Medieval churches on the street, as well as four Grade I listed buildings, the majority of which are three or four-story Georgian structures.

Pass By: Clifford's Tower, Tower Street, York YO1 9SA England

Located in the city of York, England, York Castle is a fortified complex that comprises a series of castles, prisons, law courts, and other structures that have been constructed on the south side of the River Foss over the course of nine centuries.

Clifford's Tower is the name given to the mediaeval Norman castle's ruined keep.
The castle, which was built on William I's orders to dominate the old Viking city of Jórvk, had a chaotic early history before evolving into a formidable fortification with extensive water defences.
York Castle was used as a jail and prison until 1929, after a huge explosion rendered the remaining military defences unusable in 1684.

Pass By: York Art Gallery, Exhibition Square, York YO1 7EW England

York Art Gallery is a public art gallery in the English city of York. It houses a collection of paintings ranging from the fourteenth to the twentieth centuries, as well as prints, watercolours, sketches, and ceramics.

Pass By: Yorkshire Museum, Museum Gardens Museum Street Museum Gardens, York YO1 7FR England

The Yorkshire Museum is a museum in the city of York, in the United Kingdom.
It opened in 1830 and currently houses five permanent collections spanning the fields of biology, geology, archaeology, numismatics, and astronomy.

Pass By: Monk Bar, Off Lord Mayors Walk, York YO1 2LH England

Built in the early 14th century, this four-story gatehouse is the highest and most complex of the four. It was a self-contained fortress with a defence system on each floor. Today, Monk Bar is home to a museum known as the Richard III Experience at Monk Bar, which still maintains its portcullis in working order.

Pass By: Jorvik Viking Centre, 19 Coppergate Coppergate Shopping Centre, York YO1 9WT England

The Jorvik Viking Centre is a museum and visitor attraction in York, England, founded in 1984 by the York Archaeological Trust. It features life-size mannequins and dioramas depicting Viking life in the city.

Pass By: Merchant Adventurers' Hall, Fossgate, York YO1 9XD England

Built in the 13th century, the Merchant Adventurers' Hall is a mediaeval guildhall in the English city of York.
It is a historically significant structure of Grade I status and one of the finest structures of its kind in the world, framed in oak from the Forest of Galtres.

Pass By: York Railway Station, Station Road, York YO24 1AB England

York railway station is located on the East Coast Main Line in the United Kingdom, and it serves the city of York, in the county of North Yorkshire, England. It is approximately halfway between London and Edinburgh that York station serves as a critical junction. Historically, the junction served as a major manufacturing, maintenance, and repair facility for railroad rolling stock.

According to Simon Jenkins' book Britain's 100 Best Railway Stations, the station was one of only ten in the country to receive five stars.

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Near public transportation
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Some of the dishes on the menus may be subject to change.
  • Alcohol will only be served to those aged 18 and over - a valid ID will be required.
  • Children aged 15 and under must be accompanied by a paying adult.
  • Children aged 5 and above can participate in this activity.
  • This activity is not wheelchair accessible.
  • There are no toilets on-board.
  • For the bookings made 72 hours prior to the travel date the menu will be subject to availability.
  • The route is subject to change due to road closures and traffic conditions.
  • Please arrive at the meeting point 15 minutes prior to departure time.
  • We cannot guarantee that all foods have not been in contact with nut ingredients.
  • Upper seats are allocated on a first-come, first-served basis (provided that the upper deck option was selected at the time of booking). Afternoon Tea buses operate on a shared seating basis. Choice of specific seating areas is not available.
  • You must contact the supplier at least 72 hours prior to the travel date to confirm your choice menu (General or Vegetarian) or you will be served the General Menu; Kindly note that we are not able to accommodate any special requests. Customers that do not confirm their menu of choice with the supplier will be served the General Menu.
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 32 travelers
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Afternoon tea experience onboard a unique double decker bus
  • Glass of Prosecco or soft drink

1 hour

Return Details
Returns to original departure point

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