Treat a loved one for Valentine’s and view the City from a different perspective

Take advantage of our exclusive online deal and treat your other half to a York City Cruise for Valentine’s this February. If you book your tickets in advance, you will both receive a glass of Prosecco each (or soft drink for 16 years to 17 years) and a bag of heart shaped chocolates, in addition to a 45 minute river cruise through York. Operating at regular times on the 14th, 16th and 17th of February, 2019.

Our York City Cruise offers an entertaining and informative tour of the River Ouse. Escape the city rush and enjoy York from a different perspective whilst our friendly and knowledgeable team guide you leisurely up and downstream. If you pre-book our Valentine's Adult ticket then you will board at the King’s Staith Landing.

A York City Cruise enables you to admire the scenery from the comfort of the enclosed saloon or the upper deck. Take home fascinating facts about the incredible history of York and its river from the live, sightseeing commentary delivered by our local skippers. Learn about York’s famous history of flooding and its previous prosperity as an inland port, all while sailing along the very river that brought the Romans and the Vikings to our beautiful city. You are more than welcome to treat yourself to a refreshing drink from the bar whilst resting your feet. York City Cruises can sail on all five vessels in our fleet, each of which has an enclosed heated saloon, at least two toilets and a fully stocked bar serving beers, wines, spirits, soft drinks, hot drinks and snacks.

Your ticket includes:

  • 45 minutes sightseeing cruise through York
  • Glass of Prosecco each
  • ​A bag of chocolates to share

Cruise Details

Departure Dates

Sailing Dates:

Regular departures on Thursday 14th, Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th February 2019.

Departure Times:

14th February - Regular departures from 10:30am to 4:30pm
16th February - Regular departures from 10:30am to 4:30pm
17th February - Regular departures from 10:30am to 3:00pm
Boarding commences 15 minutes prior departure. 

Departure Point

King's Staith Landing 

Ticket Prices

Online Offer
Quayside Price From
2 x Adult (18+)
Child (5-17) from
Family (2A + 2C) from
Family (2A + 3C) from
Infant (0-4)

Please note: 

When booking Adult tickets, for each Adult booking will receive a glass of Prosecco and for every two Adults booking they will receive a bag of heart shaped choclates to share.

For the comfort and safety of all, when boarding a City Cruises York vessel you agree to our passenger code of conduct.


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