Most popular Apartments in York
Highlights in York
- Fabulous architecture
- Ghost tours
- York Cocoa House
- Beautiful Botanic Gardens
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Apartments in York
Medieval York provides a ye-olde experience unlike anywhere else in England. For travellers who seek to be in the centre of the action, look no further than the gorgeous apartments right in the heart of the city, right there for architecture, shopping, nightlife and plethora of truly excellent restaurants and pubs. Prefer to be away from the hustle and bustle? Outside the city walls, the likes of Fulton and Dringhouses are lovely quiet and green areas which are connected to the centre by an excellent bus service.Apartments in quintessentially English buildings
Most apartments in York are suitable for couples or small families. Step outside the city walls for larger places to stay, and you’ll find an array of delightful and beautiful choices, quintessentially English, in buildings with roses around the doorway that offer a fragrant welcome. Don’t miss the fabulous apartments right next to the York waterways from where you can contemplate the idyllic scene of riverboats and swans floating by!
Travellers and activities
The pretty meandering streets or York make a wonderful setting for couples to take walks hand-in-hand while browsing the scores of independent shops and stopping for a drink in the myriad delightful cafes in the town. Treat you and your partner to a romantic afternoon tea experience aboard an authentic and beautifully restored rail carriage at the Countess of York, where you can enjoy delicious homemade cakes and traditional Yorkshire scones with a glass of bubbly. Following afternoon tea, for the best view of sunset, join the walls off Lendal Bridge and walk towards Micklegate Bar, then turn back to watch the sun go down over the grandiose cathedral of York Minster.York for architecture lovers
In 2018 York was named Best City For Architecture in the world by major travel awards. And quite rightly too. York offers a rich tapestry of architecture from the almighty York Minster, to the delectable Shambles and more contemporary buildings. Architecture lovers take note! St Mary's Abbey are an amazing set of ruins located in the wonderful Museum Gardens. Its foundations were laid in the 11th century, and it is one of the most evocative buildings in the city.York for chocoholics
York is the city with the richest chocolate history in England, and the city where Rowntree’s chocolate and confectionery dynasty would flourish. Visit York Cocoa House, a veritable emporium for chocolate lovers. It not only offers a fine selection of the most delectable of chocolates ever, but also offers a tour where you can learn about how chocolate is made, its origins and the story behind chocolate around the world. You can also learn how to make chocolate truffles and lollipops!
Guy Fawkes, the famous conspirator in the plot to blow up the Houses of Parliament, was born here in the city of York!
Top 7 travel tips in York
Standing tall and incongruously next to York Minster you’ll find a grand Roman column. From an original 36, this is the last remaining column from the Roman hall over which the Minster itself was built.2. Take a walk on the ghostly side
Considered to be the most haunted city in Europe, there’s no shortage of night time Ghost Walks and Talks to take you through the spooky streets in search of spirits. A full and intriguing history lesson is guaranteed!3. Visit Clifford’s Tower for its fine views
Clifford’s Tower is the ruined keep of what was once York Castle. Built by William the Conqueror, the site has had many uses, including a jail, and it simply oozes history. Visitors can climb the steps and enjoy the fabulous, panoramic views over Old York!4. Brush up your science knowledge
The Yorkshire Museum is dedicated to biology, geology, astronomy, and archaeology and is an incredible resource for those interested in the sciences. Most items are related to York or Yorkshire. If you have kids who are interested in dinosaurs, it is well worth the admission just for that!5. Have a pint in a Roman bath
The Roman Bath is a pub in St. Sampson’s Square, built over the top of an actual roman bath house. Visit the remains of the ‘caldarium’, contemplate the wall art depicting scenes of Roman citizens using the baths, and then enjoy a refreshing drink at the bar!6. Browse five floors of second hand books
An absolute gem of a shop for book lovers, the Minster Gate Book Shop specialises in children’s literature and folklore. It also offers a huge selection of old prints and maps of York, with an emphasis on lithographs and engravings of York and the county of Yorkshire7. Explore the Beautiful Botanic Gardens
Set in the stunning surroundings of the medieval ruins of St. Mary’s Abbey, sashay through the delightful York Museum Gardens and see how many of the 40 species of birds who live here you can spot. Don’t miss the beauteous Oriental Border, which echoes elements of Chinese and Japanese garden culture.