YORK & AREA

Seek out York's historic pubs tucked away in the city's ancient snickelways. 
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National Rail Museum

Rich in ancient history, romantic ambience and fun activities, York is the perfect holiday destination for couples, families and groups. Renowned for its exquisite architecture, tangle of quaint cobbled streets, iconic York Minster and wealth of visitor attractions.

Discover a rich tapestry of entertainment in York and beyond. York has an incredible wealth of things to see and do, with the ancient walled centre offering more attractions per square mile than any other destination in the UK. As one of Europe's largest pedestrian zones, you’re never more than a short walk from one of York's awe inspiring sights or attractions.

York is a compact walled city, with two rivers, the Ouse and the Foss. It has countless world-class attractions, museums and galleries. The City has many sites and buildings of historical interest, not forgetting York Minster, the largest gothic cathedral in northern Europe.

Shopping isparticularly good in York with many interesting shops to be found while wandering through the Mediaeval streets.


York is situated on a major train link between London (2 hours) and Edinburgh (2.5 hours), making a day trip to either city possible.

Our local airports are Leeds Bradford, which is 50 minutes drive and Doncaster 60 minutes.

Manchester is a larger airport which is 1.5 hours drive, but also has a direct rail link to York.

Ken & Jill Shelton  Intervac Ref;  GBN 002840

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