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Living in York with children

York is a fantastic place to live with children. We hope the information below will help you settle into life in York and give you some ideas of activities to do with your children. 

For International Students

If you are moving to York from overseas, the University's website for International Students provides lots of helpful information about everyday life in the UK and York. In particular, you may find the following information useful:

Useful information

The City of York section of the University's website provides details about everyday life in York. 

If you have not already done so, please read our additional information on Accommodation and Schools and Childcare in York. You may also find information on the approximate cost of living for a family in York helpful. 

The following websites provide useful information for families living in York: 

Things to do in York

The University's Family Network organises regular trips to attractions in and around York. Visit the Family Network Facebook page for the latest information.

Also, don't forget to read the information for students with children provided on the Family Network's webpage as this includes more useful advice about living in York, including suggestions for saving money.