Most popular Log Cabins & Lodges in York
Highlights in York
- A city of history and culture
- Haunted pubs
- Yorkshire Dungeons
- Yorvik Viking Centre
Most popular amenities for Log Cabins & Lodges in York
Log cabins in York
Consistently topping polls as the most beautiful town in Britain, York is a mandatory addition to any trip to these fair isles. Want to explore the vibrant town of York but then return home to serene, rural surroundings? There are a handful of log cabins for your to rent within a ten minute’s drive of the centre of York. They are located near the pretty villages of Acastar Malbis, Elvington and Sand Hutton.Log cabins in splendid rural locations
The log cabins close to York offer 1-3 bedrooms and spacious living areas. You will be surrounded by giant oak trees, lovely green laws and fields extending into the distance. Close to nature yet with all the amenities a stone’s throw away. And the cabins themselves are fitted to high spec, a real home away from home!
Travellers and activities
York is without question one of the UK’s finest shopping cities. Packed with eclectic and unique independent shops selling everything from hand-made fudge to juggling equipment to artisan jewellery, York is a delight to browse and wander through. The Shambles, with its overhanging timber framed buildings, some dating back to the 1300s, is a hot destination for unusual shopping experiences. This stunning old street was the inspiration for J K Rowling’s Diagon Alley! For those more interested in the modern shopping experience, just out of town there’s the McArthur Glen designer shopping outlet with over 120 stores under one roof.York for history lovers
Within the walled city of York you are surrounded by history at every step. The city walls themselves date back to the Roman times. The four bars, or gates, each have their own fascinating tales to tell, and once through them the city is filled with historical gems. Founded by the Romans, the city then hosted the Celts and Vikings, and you’ll see evidence from then through the medieval, Tudor and more recent eras. No matter where your historic interest lies, there’s a period of antiquity here for you.York for railway enthusiasts
York is the destination for train spotters and train lovers, as it has the UK’s National Railway Museum featuring the only Japanese bullet train outside of Japan, the world’s fastest steam train, the Mallard, a replica of George Stephenson’s Rocket, and a huge and fascinating collection of railway memorabilia. For those interested in the pocket versions, check out the amazing fully working miniature railway, a real joy to behold.
York is considered the most haunted city in Europe, with the Golden Fleece known as Britain’s most apparitional pub!
Top 7 travel tips in York
A fun and exciting way to see the city, a relaxing river cruise peacefully takes you past York’s finest sights. You might also spot some of York’s famous Kingfishers on the riverside!2. Tour the walls of York
Although walking the city walls is an experience in itself, a guided tour gives you a fascinating insight into York’s tremendous and terrifying history. Learn more about the towers and turrets – and perhaps spot an ancient toilet or two!3. Scare yourself in the Yorkshire Dungeons
Covering 2,000 years of bloodcurdling history in 11 live shows in meticulous and gruesome detail, York Dungeons show the horrific ways that humans have murdered and tortured one another for the past two millennia. Not for the faint-hearted, or those under the age of 8!4. Travel the Sightseeing Bus
The open-topped York Sightseeing Bus is a hop-on, hop-off service serving all the major tourist attractions. Buy a one-day ticket and use it to get easily from place to place while enjoying the detailed commentary about the city’s history and present.5. Be amazed at the Yorvik Viking Centre
Remains of a Viking settlement in York were discovered in 1978, and the visitor centre opened 6 years later. Together with a museum of artefacts from this discovery, fully modernised interactive experiences make the Vikings come to life in this exceptional exhibition centre.6. Explore York Minster
York Minster, or the Cathedral of York, is one of the most inimitable gothic churches in the world. The Great East Window of the cathedral is the largest medieval stained glass window in Britain.7. Learn about York’s Kings of yesteryear
Discover more about the impact of Kings Richard III and Henry VII on York with the Richard III Experience in Monk Bar and the Henry VII Experience in Micklegate Bar. Learn about their lives, how they impacted York and its peoples, and enjoy the exhibitions for children designed by Horrible Histories author Terry Deary. Then step back out into the stupefying beauty of peaceful modern day York!