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Local places of interest  

We are a 15 minute walk for the city centre - 10 minute walk or a short taxi ride for the station and within walking distance of York Racecourse. Local buses pass the Guest Accommodation every 10 minutes to the city centre.

York Minster
Housing some of the world's greatest treasures, York Minster is one of the world's most magnificent cathedrals, with foundations rooted in England's earliest history.

National Railway Museum
The largest railway museum in the world, with almost 1 million visitors per year. It’s only a 10 minute walk from Holgate Bridge and admission is free!

Jorvik Viking Museum
Discover the sights, sounds and smells of an authentically recreated Viking city as it stood over 1,000 years ago. Enjoy a fascinating journey of discovery for all the family.

Castle Museum
York Castle Museum offers you the opportunity to stroll down an authentically recreated Victorian Street, visit Dick Turpin's cell and find thousands of world-class artefacts. A family favourite.

Clifford’s Tower
Clifford's Tower stands as a proud symbol of the power of England's medieval kings. It was originally built by William the Conqueror to subdue the rebels of the North.

North Yorkshire Moors and Coast
The North York Moors National Park is a beautiful landscape of stunning moorland, spectacular coast, ancient woodland and historic sites. It’s also home to the North Yorkshire Moors Railway. With its magnificent steam engines and beautiful rural stations it’s like taking a step back in time.

The Yorkshire Dales
The Yorkshire Dales is famous for its amazing scenery with its stone walls crossing the landscape. This National Park’s beauty has attracted the Tour de France and will host the Grand Depart in 2014

York as a major tourist attraction and hosts many events throughout the year including.

York Races (May to October)
Award winning modern grandstands, characterful listed buildings, manicured lawns and home grown flowers set the scene for the best of race days. Win or lose a truly great day out. Early booking is strongly advised for any race meetings.

York Food Festival (September)
York Festival of Food and Drink is a 'not for profit' organisation, providing a 10 day city-wide event to promote local and regional food and drink.

The Yorkshire Marathon (October)
The most exciting new running event to hit the UK in 2013 arrives in the White Rose County in October. The highly-anticipated Plusnet Yorkshire Marathon takes runners through the beautiful medieval City of York and its picture perfect countryside in the county's biggest marathon.

Illuminating York
Illuminating York is one of York’s biggest annual events, last year attracting more than 60,000 visitors. Over the past six years the festival has presented specially commissioned digital artworks on several of the city’s historic buildings (including York Minster, the Yorkshire Museum and the Bar Walls), celebrating York’s unique architecture and bringing internationally renowned artists to the city centre for thousands to enjoy.

St. Nicholas Fayre (November)
St Nicholas Fayre is one of the most popular Christmas markets in the UK, with thousands of visitors coming to York over the four-day event. The Fayre offers a range of markets specialising in gifts, crafts, and the very best in local farm produce. Carol singers and buskers flock to the city to perform over the weekend to thousands of festive shoppers.

We strongly recommend booking early for major events