This stunning new film of York will make you fall in love with the city all over again

One of the incredible drone shots over York in the new film. Photograph: Hewitt And Walker / YouTube
7 Feb 2016 @ 8.58 pm
| Business

If you ever need to convince someone that York is the most beautiful city in the world, show them this film.

In less than two and a half minutes, you’ll have them convinced.

With its spectacular soaring shots of the city from the air, glorious scenes from the city’s history and vibrant depiction of York’s nightlife, it is a wonderful advert for the city.

Made by Easingwold-based production company Hewitt & Walker, run by talented York filmmaker Ollie Bostock, the film has been in production for a few months.

It features the National Railway Museum, Yorkshire Museum, Jorvik Viking Centre and many more of the city’s world class attractions, utilising timelapses, drone and video footage to show this magnificent city at its best.

A number of York's talented street entertainers are featured in the film
A number of York’s talented street entertainers are featured in the film
Tripping the light fantastic
Tripping the light fantastic

Who’s in the film

York Barbican
The Guy Fawkes Inn
York City Rowing Club
The Yorkshire Museum
York Art Gallery
York Castle Museum
Encuentro Latino Salsa classes
Evil Eye
The Ghost Hunt of York
The Magic Ball Man
Jorvik Viking Centre
Ed Alleyne-Johnson
York Chocolate Story
National Railway Museum
Red Goat Climbing
York Railway Station
According To Mcgee
York Minster
A city on the move
A city on the move

Tourism body Visit England will be using many of the film’s drone shots for their upcoming campaign showcasing the city to a wider world.

At a time when images of York underwater are still fresh in the memories of so many, this movie sends out the perfect message of what York’s really all about.