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A York travel guide – quaint medieval lanes, traditional local fare and the world-renowned Gothic cathedral

A York city break means atmospheric tea rooms and old pubs, winding medieval lanes and miles of preserved stone walls. Book a York hotel for rewarding museums, diverse shopping and a taste of hearty local specialities.

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Where to stay in York – a neighborhood guide

You’ll struggle to decide where to stay in York because the rivers have beautiful views, the outskirts of the city provide a peaceful, countryside feel and the city center has the buzz of everyone coming together. From spa hotels to hostels, B&Bs to value for money hotels, York offers them all. With bus links reaching all corners of the city and further afield, you won’t be far from the main attractions, wherever you stay.

What to see and do in York – a guide to notable attractions

This beautiful city boasts historic architecture, stunning views and a variety of events for all ages. Outside of the city center you will find paintballing, go-karting and other adventure activities, but the main area is brimming with ghost tours, city-wall walks and a range of outstanding local eateries for you to relax in. Whether you’re looking for culture, history or just a fun day out there’s no end to what you can do in York. 

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