Join us in York for the Viking Festival on February 25th 2017

20th February 2017
Visit York with Stanley Travel and enjoy the sights and sounds of Jorvik Festival.
Visit York with Stanley Travel and enjoy the sights and sounds of Jorvik Festival.

Stanley Travel is inviting you to visit York this February Half Term for all of the excitement and history of the Viking era!

With a programme of family friendly events, lectures, guided walks and battle re-enactments, Jorvik Viking Festival attracts over 40,000 visitors each year.

The festival is a week-long celebration of the last Viking King of York, Eric Bloodaxe. There will be lots to enthral imaginations of the young and not-so-young, with living history encampments, talks and dramatic combat performances.

Stanley Travel will be visiting on February 25th and you can enjoy the following programme:

  • Little Diggers: Viking Heroes
  • Animal Steading
  • Coppergate Encampment
  • 10th Century Traders at the Parliament Street Yurt
  • 10th Century Traders at St Sampson’s Square Marquee
  • Annual Strongest Viking Competition
  • Viking Crafting
  • March to Coppergate
  • Best Beard Competition
  • Festival Finale – Bloodaxe’s Last Stand

There will also be the following fringe events:

  • Prepare for the Vikings!
  • Guided Historic Pub Walk

For further information about this amazing historical event and all that is taking place when Stanley Travel visit, go to the official website.

Visit Jorvik Viking Festival with Stanley Travel

Our day trip to the Jorvik Viking Festival, York, costs just £14.50 for under 16s, £15.50 per adult and £56.00 for a family ticket (4 passengers).

Come along to visit Jorvik Viking Festival, York, with Stanley Travel on February 25th 2017. To book please visit the event page.

  • Find out more about Stanley Travel’s extensive range of day trips and holidays now, or book your trip to the Viking Festival by calling 01207 237 424. 

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