A fun way to explore the Minster - including the Advent trail from December.

York Minster is a fantastic destination for family days out in York with loads of things to see and do. We have lots of activities, events and learning resources to enjoy in the Minster to make the most of your family’s visit.

Download these fun family-friendly trails before you visit and get the most from your trip to York Minster.

Experience Christmas Trail

Discover more about the Christmas story by exploring the activity stops hidden around the Minster.

Follow a trail with items to look at, touch, smell and discuss at each stop.

Dragon Hunt

Calling all dragon hunters! Dragons are on the loose in York Minster! Follow the clues and see how many dragons you can track down.

Monty the Monkey discovery trail

There’s so much to see at York Minster. Why not join Monty the Monkey to discover the wonders of the Minster!

Regal Creatures Trail

Did you know that there are many magnificent majestic creatures in York Minster? Join us on this Regal Creatures trail and find eight wild wonders for yourself!

Journey of Discovery – Pilgrim’s Trail

Learn more about the religious history of the minster and its people, follow in the footsteps of pilgrims who have travelled to York Minster for over 800 years and discover the wonders of the Minster for yourself.