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York Maze Open Day

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PAST EVENT – Wednesday 18th July 2018

York Maze, Elvington Lane, York, YO19 5LT

York Maize Maze entranceYork Maze mascotsYork Maze Crowmania snakeVortex Tunnel

First opened as a maize maze in 2002, the giant maze is still at the heart of the attraction which has now grown to offer families a complete day out with over 20 rides, shows and attractions. York Maze only opens for the summer holidays and for Halloween. It is now one of Yorkshire’s most popular summer attractions welcoming up to 3000 visitors a day.

Part of the success of York Maze is down to the exceptional levels of customer service the staff are renowned for.

York Maze also opens for Halloween and the night time Hallowscream event for adults has grown significantly over the last few years.

If you are travelling on Tuesday, you are welcome to call in to two other NFAN members in York. The Web Adventure Park YO32 2RH and Piglets Adventure Farm YO32 9ST. Call in anytime on Tuesday, just mention you are a NFAN member on arrival.

On Tuesday night join other delegates for an optional walking tour of York before enjoying a 3 course networking dinner with wine.

Take the Train – Coach transfer to York Maze

York is well served by trains. The Double Tree by Hilton hotel is a 10 min Taxi ride from the station. If you are arriving by train you can book  the coach transfer from the hotel on Wednesday morning  departing at 9am. The coach will depart York Maze at 4.25pm allowing time for you to watch the 4pm show. Arriving back at York Railway Station by 5pm (subject to traffic). £15pp + VAT, book the coach transfer as part of your event booking online below.

Book the Networking dinner & optional coach transfer with NFAN below. Book your accommodation directly with the hotel – see below.

Download the York Maze Open Day flyer here

Tuesday 17th July Pre-Visits & Networking Dinner
 Flexible – time to suit you. Piglets Adventure Farm YO32 9ST

The Web Adventure Park YO32 2RH

If you are travelling on Tuesday you are welcome to call in to these two nearby NFAN members. Call in anytime on Tuesday, just mention you are a NFAN member on arrival.

6.15pm – 7.15pm York Walking Tour (1hr approx)

Departing from the hotel, your guide will lead you through York’s medieval streets taking in some iconic sights including York Minster & The Shambles. Hear about the sometime dark stories of York’s history and characters. Free tour for open day delegates but places must be pre-booked to confirm numbers.

8.00pm Networking Dinner – Double Tree by Hilton, York YO31 7JA

Join fellow delegates for dinner, a great opportunity for networking. Meet in the bar at the hotel before going through to dinner at 8pm. There is no seating plan.

Book the dinner with NFAN below.

Thanks to our wine sponsor SPI Global Play

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Wednesday 18th July Open Day at York Maze Y019 5LT
09.30am Arrival with tea, coffee and Bacon Rolls
10.00am Welcome presentation, The York Maze story, Tom Pearcy
10.45am Split into groups for site tour including; Giant Maize Maze, pig racing, Crowmania ride, House of Cornfusion, Maze of Illusions, sand and water play area and the new Volcorno!
1.00pm Networking Lunch
2.00pm Presentations:

A range of presentations with opportunities for Q&A.

Halloween/Hallowscream – Tom Pearcy
Profit from knowing your visitors – David Leon
Amazing Weddings – Vikki Haworth
Organic Day Nursery – Vanessa Warn, Little Green Rascals

3.30pm Refreshments & Networking
4.00pm Chance to watch the show & 4pm or 5pm, depart at a time to suit you. Site closes at 6pm.
4.25pm Coach will depart straight after the 4pm show, returning back to York Railway Station by 5pm (subject to traffic).

Double Tree by Hilton, York, YO31 7JA

B&B Single £99/Double £109 inc VAT.(Car Parking £8).

Book direct with the hotel. Call 01904 638086 and quote ‘NFAN Dinner’. Room booking deadline 5th June.

Rooms subject to availability. The NFAN discounted rate is subject to availability. If rooms at the NFAN rate are no longer available do check with the hotel as rooms may still be available.

To book a room you can do it online: click here to book Double Tree by Hilton online – enter the date 17th July, and the number of rooms and number of guests per room, click on the small red line “add special rate codes” and then the code boxes appear, in the Group Code box enter NFAN18.  Then click check rooms and rates and it brings up the room type options and NFAN prices.

You can also book your room by calling the hotel on 01904 638086 and quote ‘NFAN18’. Room booking deadline at NFAN rates 5th June. Cancellation policy is 24 hours prior to the day of arrival

If you can’t get in at the Double Tree by Hilton there are many other hotel options in York.

Thanks to our Open Day sponsors Innovative Leisure and Timberplay

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York Maze Open Day

Online Booking below:

Complete the details below to book online. All prices exclude VAT which will be added at checkout. You will be emailed back a confirmation and VAT invoice/receipt.

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All prices are excluding VAT. VAT will be added at checkout.

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