Monkgate Guest House
65 Monkgate, York, YO31 7PA

T: 01904 655 947

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Autumn Half Term 2016

Taking a break at October half term (Fri 21 Oct – Sun 30 Oct) is the last chance many families will have for a holiday in 2016. Escape to York for sightseeing, shopping and entertainment.

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Clifford’s Tower lit up as part of the Illuminating York festival

There’s a crispness to the autumn air, Christmas is getting closer and the shops are already packed with festive goods. York is a magical time at this time of year with plenty to do for all the family.

Attractions & Events

York Maze – Presents Halloween

Spooky family fun awaits at York Maze this Halloween. Open for a week over October half term as Yorkshire’s award-winning family Halloween event. Don’t miss the Haunted Maze Treasure Hunt – just one of over 20 Halloween attractions rides and shows, plus every child gets a FREE pumpkin!

Hallowscream at York Maze

A terrifyingly entertaining night of fear and fun with 5 separate live action haunted house attractions. Serving a wide range of food and drink, along with a zombie themed exit bar, where you can get an alcoholic drink after the event to calm your nerves! Recommended for persons over the age of 14. Open selected nights 14th -31st October 2016.

Future Engineers at the York National Railway Museum

Half term for a fun with an interactive family experience that invites you to help shape the railways of tomorrow.

York Dungeons

Feeling brave? The York Dungeon is a uniquely thrilling attraction that takes you back to York’s darkest history – and you’ll encounter some frighteningly funny characters on the way.

Illuminating York

Wed 26 October – Sat 29 October 2016. Discover York in a new light! Now in its 11th year, the Festival was one of the first of its kind in the UK and it continues to pursue new ways of showing this beautiful historic city.

JORVIK DIG

DIG is a hands-on archaeological adventure giving kids the chance to become trainee ‘diggers’ and discover the most exciting artefacts from 2000 years of York’s history!

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