York’s Newest Sculpture Trail: The Snooks

Wednesday 10th January 2024

Discover York's Newest Sculpture Trail: The Snooks

Get ready for an exciting art-filled adventure with The Snooks Trail, a sculpture trail coming to York from late February to April 2024. Presented by Make It York in collaboration with St. Leonard's Hospice, the trail invites you to explore York's historic streets and hidden gardens in a unique way.

Encounter 23 Snooks spread across the city, tucked away in medieval streets, charming corners, and iconic squares. Sponsored by local businesses, these one-of-a-kind sculptures come to life with bespoke designs crafted by talented artists, drawing inspiration from literature and York's rich history.


York is easy to get to by train, with regular services across the TransPennine Express network. You’ll arrive at the picturesque Victorian-built station, just a stone's throw from the trail's starting point. With a variety of independent cafes, restaurants, and shops to choose from as you wander, following The Snooks Trail is a great way to explore the city.

To get the ball rolling for your York day out, book your tickets in advance online or on the TPExpress app to save yourself money and time at the station. If you’re planning to go with friends or family, don’t forget about our group booking discount!

Find out more about The Snooks Trail.

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