Tourist Information

Tadcaster is situated just off the main A1 south to north road and is an ideal base for exploring York, Leeds, Harrogate and surrounding areas in Yorkshire. It is situated on the River Wharfe with many interesting historic features.

Tadcaster Riverside Walk conducts visitors around the town and gives an interesting insight into the town’s past. Leaflets on the Trail are available from The Ark and the Library and include details of historic buildings along the Walk.

There are many other good riverside and area walks. With two free car parks (Central Car Park and Britannia Car Park) it is an ideal base for walking. There is a good choice of tea shops, cafes and pubs for a refreshing drink after your walk. Tadcaster’s Walkers are Welcome Group have created a series of walks around the area. You can find maps for the walks at the Bus Station or you can collect paper copies from The Ark.

sign of tadcaster on a rock with flowers surrounding it on the side of the road

viaduct with bright yellow flowers in the foreground