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Tickets for York Afternoon Tea Cruise

Floating afternoon tea river cruise anyone?

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Starting time: 14:45
Duration: 1h 30min
Live guide: English
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What's included

2-hour York Afternoon Tea Cruise
English-speaking commentary guide

What's not included

Additional drinks or food
  • Hop aboard the Captain James Cook river boat and enjoy a scenic cruise along York's River Ouse
  • Insightful commentary will provide a historical snapshot of the city and its many hidden secrets
  • Tuck into a delectable afternoon tea of dainty sandwiches, brunch classics, pastries, scones, and pretty petit fours

Spoil your indulgent side with a floating afternoon tea cruise along York's River Ouse. Pour yourself into a comfy seat and savor a mouth-watering selection of delicate treats and high-tea classics, as you drift carelessly downstream.

Step aboard the Captain James Cook and give yourself over to pure leisurely relaxation, as you glide past the scenic riverbanks and historic architecture of York.

A friendly local skipper will fill in all the city's fascinating history of Viking invaders and Roman conquerors - and point out all the key areas and hidden gems along the way.

Then it's down to business - afternoon-tea style! Dive into a tower of dainty hand-cut sandwiches, brunch classics, tasty fruit scones with jam and cream, and delightful petit fours you won't be able to resist.

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Menu (subject to change):

  • Rounds of Dainty Finger Sandwiches: Smoked Salmon, Cream Cheese and Chives, Egg Mayonnaise and Cress (v), Wensleydale and Apple Chutney (v), Coronation Chicken
  • Selection of Homemade Cakes (2 per person)
  • Cream Filled Chocolate Profiteroles
  • Iced Carrot Cakes Squares
  • Almond and Strawberry Bakewell Slice
  • Homemade Sultana Scones with Raspberry Conserve and Clotted Cream
  • Refillable Tea or Coffee
  • Changes are possible for this ticket

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