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York Afternoon Tea Cruise

York, United Kingdom
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icon1 hour 30 minutes  (Approx.)
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iconOffered in: English


Combine two activities in one—a leisurely river cruise, plus traditional afternoon tea—on this sightseeing tour. Board the Captain James Cook in central York, and wend your way down the River Ouse. As you go, admire the city’s scenic riverbanks while also indulging in finger sandwiches, scones and pastries, plus tea and coffee (upgrade to add a prosecco accompaniment to your afternoon tea). You’ll also see the opulent Bishopthorpe Palace, home to the Archbishop of York.
  • Enjoy a relaxing way to see the sights on an afternoon river cruise
  • Learn more about York and its major landmarks from the live commentary
  • Indulge in a generous afternoon tea as you go
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Afternoon tea
Live commentary on board
Local guide
Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)

Departure Point

King's Staith, York YO1 9SN, UK

Departure Time

2:45 PM

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Refunds will not be issued if tour/activity is missed due to late or non-arrival of cruise ship
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Vegetarian and other dietary options are available; please advise at time of booking if required
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 40 travelers
  • OPERATED BY City Cruises York

All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.

  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
What is the policy on sanitization during York Afternoon Tea Cruise?
A:The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
See all safety measures taken by York Afternoon Tea Cruise.
What is the social distancing policy during York Afternoon Tea Cruise?
A:The policy on social distancing is:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
See all safety measures taken by York Afternoon Tea Cruise.
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during York Afternoon Tea Cruise?
A:The policy on staff health & safety is:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
See all safety measures taken by York Afternoon Tea Cruise.
What is the maximum group size during York Afternoon Tea Cruise?
A:This activity will have a maximum of 40 travelers.

See all safety measures taken by York Afternoon Tea Cruise.

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Excellent experience
, Jun 2021
Very well organised and Covid safe. Lovely relaxing boat trip with great service. Tasty afternoon tea. I would definitely recommend.
Great value
, Jun 2021
Great value for money, well organised will PPE. Friendly staff, easy to find. Enclosed if it rains. Well done.
, Jun 2021
The scenery around the boat. Felt the actual afternoon tea was a bit disappointing no real atmosphere.
, May 2021
Afternoon tea was very nice, boat was smooth, fantastic scenary and captain commentry was fabulous! Definitely recommend to others, worth every penny, great value!
Definitely a must boat cruise
, Sep 2020
Food lovely as much hot drinks as you want even did my daughter hot chocolate staff excellent couldn't fault a thing worth the money would definitely recommend was a lovely part of my birthday top marks from me
, Sep 2020
Fantastic brill really good time Will go again many thanks to every one on board staff fantastic really hopefully thumbs up to every one see you all real soon
This was a lovely relaxing and...
Sandra C
, May 2018
This was a lovely relaxing and romantic river cruise. The lunch and wine was excellent, along with a very friendly staff. I highly recommend this trip.

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