York Quest 4+

Augmented Reality City Trail

The York BID Company Ltd

    • 5.0 • 4 Ratings
    • Free



Welcome to York Quest, a place to discover new seasonal trails around York City Centre. Explore the City like never before, tracking down fun augmented reality characters at various locations as you go.

This app creates an exciting new method of enjoying special moments with family and friends in York, and an opportunity to share your experiences on social media.

Keep an eye on our York Quest app, for notifications of future seasonal trails around the City.


Spring Suprises

Available from 31st March - 17th April

Spring has officially sprung in York, so let’s celebrate the season and discover some of the characters, animals and plants that make us think of Springtime. Do you think you can track them all down?

Join the search and seek out 7 virtual augmented reality seasonal scenes and characters along the way at different locations across the City. Use the map in this app to find and collect each one. We hope you have an egg-cellent time!

Travel Through Time
Available Now

From Eboracum, to Jorvik, to York - Discover 2,000 years of the City’s history by exploring our York History Quest trail. Track down 8 augmented reality characters at historic locations in the City Centre by using the GPS-based map in this app, and learn more about the people and places that shaped our City through the centuries.

Freaky Fun Trail
Available from 17th October-13th November 2022

It’s officially spooky season in York and there’s something strange afoot! Join us on our terror-ific trail this Halloween and capture 7 fun and freaky augmented reality monsters, ghouls and other creepy characters at ghostly locations across the City Centre. Use the GPS enabled map in this app to discover each one, if you dare!


- Enjoy seasonal augmented reality trails in York

- GPS enabled map so you can find your way around the City Centre and ‘capture’ the seasonal characters

- The function to take photos or videos of family and friends with AR characters in the scene

This app is brought to you by The York BID.
Devices will require AR-Core Capability.

What’s New

Version 19

Spring Trail 2023

Ratings and Reviews

5.0 out of 5
4 Ratings

4 Ratings

York Mumbler ,

Great app for families in York

This is a great app with a fun trail. Worked really well with no issues. Highly recommended.

Globe-trotting Lawyer ,

A fun festive way to explore York

This is a great app, and a fun way to explore York this Christmas with children. Wholeheartedly recommended.

App Privacy

The developer, The York BID Company Ltd, indicated that the app’s privacy practices may include handling of data as described below. For more information, see the developer’s privacy policy.

Data Not Linked to You

The following data may be collected but it is not linked to your identity:

  • Location
  • Usage Data

Privacy practices may vary based on, for example, the features you use or your age. Learn More

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