York Bank Holiday Weekender 2017

It’s new! It’s fresh! It’s our 2017 York Bank Holiday Weekender!

Otherwise billed as a weekend of theme parks, culture, eating and drinking up in beautiful York!

When and where?

This is a 3-day official meet, on Saturday 29th April, Sunday 30th April and Monday 1st May. We’ll be visiting Flamingo Land, Lightwater Valley and tourist attractions in York itself.

Saturday 29th April 2017
9:45am – Meet at the Flamingo Land main entrance
4:00pm-6:00pm – Park closes (exact time is decided on the day, based on the park’s guest numbers); drive to hotels in York
In the evening, we’ll be eating out and hitting some pubs and bars!

Sunday, 30th April 2017
This is a day for selection of the great many tourist attractions in York. From the National Railway Museum, to the brand new-restored Jorvik Viking Centre, York Minster, and York Dungeons for those who wish to use their Merlin pass – theres bags to do. In the evening it’s a return to the restaurants, pubs and bars!

Monday, 1st May 2017
9:45am – Meet at the Lightwater Valley main entrance
4:30pm-6:00pm – Park closes (exact time is decided on the day, based on the park’s guest numbers)


We can recommend using booking.com and doing so as soon as possible. Hotels often require no pre-payment and can be free to cancel! We recommend Middletons Hotel, the Stay City Apartments or other – but there’s lots of choice in the city.

Group Photo

Details of a group photo meeting point will be available via our social media channels nearer the time and on the day.