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Population: 140000
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Folk Customs:
Bainbridge Horn Ceremony
Goathland Plough Stots
Ripon Hornblower
Scarborough Skipping Day

York Events

Jorvik Viking Festival

York Schools Choral Festival

York Chocolate Festival
York Open Studios

Battlegroup North & Military Wheels & Wings
Great Ouseburn Spring Festival

From Hamlet to Hollywood: the Diamond Jubilee Celebration
Inspirations STEM Education Challenge
York Cycle Show

Rolls Royce Enthusiastics Club Driving Day
York Early Music Festival
York Stamp & Coin Fair

Ebor Festival Meeting
Nunthorpe Stakes
Yorkshire Airshow

Allied Air Forces Memorial Day
Continental Market
World Ploughing Contest
York Festival of Food and Drink
York Festival of Traditional Dance
York Food & Drink Festival
York National Book Fair

Ghost Festival
SightSonic Digital Arts Festival

Aesthetica Short Film Festival
Remembrance Sunday
St Nicholas Fayre

Christmas at the Castle
Festival of Angels
St Nicholas Fayre
York Early Music Christmas Festival
York Minster Christmas Carol Concerts

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There are few cities in Britain that have the magical beauty of York. Where visitors can enjoy outstanding archaeology and a history that dates back nearly 2,000 years combined with bustling shopping streets and numerous award-winning attractions.
The city itself protected by the historic city walls is a web of ancient timbered houses and narrow winding streets just waiting to be explored. The whole city exudes an atmosphere of history with the numerous historic attractions representing the many ages that York has weathered.
The Jörvik Viking Centre is an exciting concept where visitors are whisked back 1,000 years to a reconstructed Viking village complete with authentic sounds and smells of the time.
The National Railway Museum tells the continuing story of British railways up to the present day and is the largest museum of its kind in Europe.
The world-famous Castle Museum has an array of fascinating shops in cobbled streets for you to explore.
The Yorkshire Museum which is set in ten acres of botanical gardens displays some of the finest Roman, Anglo-Saxon, Viking and Medieval treasures discovered in Britain.
York Minster, the pride of the city is one of the largest Gothic cathedrals north of the Alps and is a joy to anyone who visits.
The Merchant Adventurers' Hall, built in the 1350s, is one of the finest Medieval guild halls surviving in Europe. It was here that merchants transacted business and held feasts, as their successors still do today.
Fairfax House, a classical masterpiece of its age is without doubt one of the finest town houses in England, obtaining one of the best collections of mid-18th century English furniture and clocks.
Eating out is a delight in York. Its numerous restaurants range from contemporary English cuisine; roast beef and Yorkshire pudding; Italian; French; Mexican; Chinese specialties and even Creole!


Allied Air Forces Memorial (Yorkshire Air Museum)
Archaeological Resource Centre
Bar Convent Museum (The)
Barley Hall
Borthwick Institute of Historical Research
Brockfield Hall
Burnby Hall Gardens
Byland Abbey
Castle Howard
Clifford's Tower
Creepy Crawlies
Derwent Valley Light Railway
DIG-An Archaeological Adventure
Fairfax House
Helmsley Walled Garden
Henry VII Experience
Hovingham Hall
Impressions Gallery of Photography
JORVIK: The Viking City

King's Manor
Kirkham Priory
Madhyamaka Buddhist Centre
Mansion House
Merchant Adventurers' Hall (The)
Merchant Taylors Hall
National Railway Museum
Newburgh Priory
Nunnington Hall (NT)
Quilt Museum and Gallery
Regimental Museum
Richard III Experience
Rievaulx Abbey
Rievaulx Terrace & Temples (NT)
Shandy Hall
St Nicholas Fields Urban Nature Park
Sutton Park
Ten Pin
Thriller Villa
Treasurer's House (NT)
Waterline Leisure
York Brewery
York Castle Museum
York City Art Gallery
York Dungeon
York Minster
York Model Railway Ltd
York Observatory
York St Mary's
York Tour by Guide
Yorkshire Museum & Gardens
Yorkshire Museum of Farming
Yorvik Brass Rubbing Centre


Airden House *book online*
Alcuin College *book online*
Ashley Guest House *book online*
Astley House *book online*
Avondale Guest House *book online*
City Guest House *book online*

Crossways Guest House *book online*
Dalescroft *book online*
Express By Holiday Inn York-East *book online*
Gateway To York *book online*
Heathers Guest House (The) *book online*
Innkeepers Lodge *book online*
Premier Inn York City Centre *book online*
Premier Inn York North *book online*
Premier Inn York North West *book online*
Premier Inn York South West *book online*
Romley House *book online*
Travelodge York Central *book online*
Wentworth College *book online*


Riverside Caravan & Camping Park
Willow House Caravan Park

Care Home

Mulberry Court
Oaklands Residential Home
South Park Care Home
The Meadowbeck Care Home


Greyhound Rescue

Yorkshire Wildlife Trust


City Screen
Odeon York
Vue York


Red Shoes Dance Studio
Transilvania School of Krav Maga
Yoga - Yoga North


The Gallery


Biggan Mews
Ellerburn Lodge
Lakeside Cottage
Little Grebe Lodge
Merricote Cottage
Orillia House
Rose Cottage
Sage Cottage
Wigeon Lodge

York City Centre West


York City of


Aldwark Dental Practice
Dental Practice
Oasis Dentalcare
Regent Street Dental Practice
The Dental Surgery
The Dental Surgery


Tang Hall Surgery

Estate Agent

Briggs Burley
Coalters Estate Agents York
DTZ Debenham Thorpe
Hudson Moody
Link Up Properties York
Naish Nigel & Co
Otisdale Estate Agents
Quantum Estate Agency

Smilesallround estate agents
Stephenson's Estate Agents

Farmers Market

York Farmers Market

Golf Club

Aldwark Manor Golf Club
Forest of Galtres
Forest Park Golf Club
Oaks Golf Club
Sandburn Hall Golf Club
Swallow Hall Golf Club
York Golf Club
York Golf Range

Health and Fitness Club

5 Senses Thai Day Spa
Bannatynes York
Body Club Health and Fitness Centre
Courtneys at Waterworld
Next Generation Club

Holiday Park

Cawood Park
Griffon Forest Lodges

Home Farm
Mount Pleasant Park
Oakwood Lodges
Paradise Lakeside Lodges
Wighill Manor Lodges
Yellowtop Country Park


Astley House
Blossoms York Guesthouse


Black Bull Inn
Coach House Hotel
Forresters Arms Hotel
Guy Fawkes Hotel & Inn
Innkeepers Lodge
Lamb and Lion
The Inn at Hawnby
The Lighthorseman
The Windmill


Continental Market
The Shambles Market

York Farmers Market
York Racecourse Car Boot

Performing Arts

Grand Opera House
Helen O'Grady Drama Academy
Lets Dance
Theatre Royal
York Barbican Centre
York Dance Factory
York Dance Factory
York Symphony Orchestra

Pub and Bar

Ackhorne Inn
Blue Bell
Corner Pin
Crystal Palace
Dean Court Hotel
Golden Ball
Golden Slipper
Half Moon Inn
Hare & Hounds

Holiday Inn York
King William
Lysander Arms
Nags Head
Old Ebor
Roman Bath
Royal Oak Inn
Swan Inn
The Blacksmiths Arms
The Moors Inn
Three Cranes Inn
Volunteer Arms


York Racecourse


19 Grape Lane
Bella Italia
Caesars Pizzeria And Ristorante
Dean Court Hotel
Dean Court Restaurant

Delrio's Restaurant
El Gaucho
El Piano
Four High Petergate Hotel & Bistro
Go Down (The)
Ha! Ha! Bar and Canteen
Henry J Beans
Holiday Inn York
Ivy Brasserie
Kings Castle
La Tasca
Lamplight Restaurant
Langtons Brasserie
Lastingham Grange Restaurant
Lysander Arms
Masons Bistro Bar
Maxi's Restaurant
Middlethorpe Hall Restaurant
Mogul (The)
Monk Fryston Hall Hotel
Parsonage Country House Hotel
Pastiche Bistro
Pierre Victoire
Rarity Steak & Seafood Restaurant
Rish Restaurant
Rubicon Vegetarian Cafe Bar & Restaurant
Russells Of Coppergate
Seafood Bar
Siam House
Slug and Lettuce
Tasting Room
The Blue Bicycle
The Lime House
The Living Room
The Ridings Restaurant
Thida Thai Cuisine
Totos Restaurant Pizzeria
Villa Italia


Ampleforth College
Bootham School
Clifton Preparatory School
Escrick C of E Primary School
Helen O'Grady Drama Academy
Howsham Hall
Lets Dance
Pocklington School
Queen Ethelburga's College
Queen Margaret's School
Saint Martin's Ampleforth

Saint Olave's School
St Peter's School
Terrington Hall
The Minster School York
The Mount School


7 Centurion
Betty's York Holiday Flat
Cawood Park
City Lets York - Fossgate
City Letts @ York
Goodramgate Apartments
Griffon Forest Lodges
Home Farm
Jacobs Court
Minster Walk
Mount Pleasant Park
Oakwood Lodges
Orillia House
Paradise Lakeside Lodges
Poplar House

Reubens Court
Reubens Court Luxury Apartments
Rosemary Cottage at Merricote Cottages
The Apartments @ No 22
The Old Vicarage
Victoria Cloisters
Waterfront House
Wighill Manor Lodges
Yellowtop Country Park
York City Bootham Apartments
York City Centre I Apartments
York City Centre West
York Lakeside Lodges
York Minster Townhouse


Burn & Co
Daniels & Co
Grays Limited
Hague & Dixon
Hethertons Solicitors LLP

J C Scott
Sykes Lee & Brydson


659 Taxis
A Team Ltd
A1 Taxis Ltd
Drapers Travel Experience
Mini Bus Hire York
Station Taxis
Streamline Taxis Ltd
Telecars Taxis
York Mini Bus Hire


Grand Opera House
Theatre Royal
York Barbican Centre


Bedern Hall
Holiday Inn York
Merchant Adventurers' Hall (The)
Sutton Park

Thorpe Underwood Estate


Minster Veterinary Practice

Sports Clubs

All Saints Boxing Club (Boxing)
Aries BC (Rowing)
City of York (Men's Hockey)
City of York (Women's Hockey)
Heworth ARLFC (Rugby League)
Kirk Hammerton CC (Cricket)
Nestle Ladies (Women's Hockey)
New Earswick All Blacks ARLFC (Rugby League)
Ten Pin (Bowling)
University of York CC (Cricket)
University of York Judo Club (Martial Arts)
University of York RUFC (Rugby Union)
York Acorn ARLFC (Rugby League)
York City (Rowing)
York City Knights RLFC (Rugby League)
York Railway Institute Judo Club (Martial Arts)
York Railway Institute RUFC (Rugby Union)
York VC (Volleyball)

York Vikings Junior Basketball Club (Basketball)


Yorkshire Lavender/Howardian Herbs
Yorkshire Lavender/Howardian Herbs
Ashberry of York
Blake Head Book Shop
Barbican Bookshop
The Little Apple Bookshop
Pickering & Co
Castle Howard Farm Shop
J.J.B Sports plc
Wards The Florist
Academy Florist
Patriciamay Florist
Wyevale Garden Centre
Orchard Nurseries

Deans Garden Centre
Moor Monkton Nurseries
Springwell Garden Centre
Tapestry Garden
Print Solutions
Brunswick Organic Nursery
The Food Emporium
Newfields Organic Produce
Print Solutions
Austin Reed
Whittard of Chelsea
High and Mighty
Alligator Wholefoods
Binnington & Thurling
Fairer World
Shared Earth
J D Sports
Mountain Warehouse
Majestic Wine
PC World
Art in York
Pyramid Gallery
Image Fine Art
The Blake Gallery
Blue Minelle
The Braithwaite Gallery
Coppergate Gallery
Look Art
Adze Gallery
Daisy Barnes
E Stacy-Marks
Castle Galleries
Robert Coulter
Kentmere House Gallery
The Lauren Gallery
Manor Prints & Pottery
Lets Celebrate by Exclusive Designs
Professional Cookware
Castle Howard Estate Ltd
Everything But Beige
York Beer & Wine Shop
Ernest Jones
Crafty Crocs
Lee's Delicatessen
The Farm Shop
McArthur Glen York
Shiva Jewellery York
Edinburgh Woollen Mill
Hotel Chocolat
Fat Face
T K Maxx
Crabtree and Evelyn
White Stuff
Pets At Home
Handmade For You
Evans Cycles
Rat Race Adventure - Sports Kit


Elmtree Antiques
Appleton Antiques
Barbara Cattle
Junk and Disorderly
The Red House Antiques Centre
Red House Antiques Centre
Mulberry Antiques
Minster Antiques
Laurel Bank Antiques
French House (Antiques) Ltd
Cavendish Antiques & Collectors Centre
Antique Grandfather Clocks & Co
Acomb Antiques
Barbican Antiques
Laurel Bank Antiques
The Clock Room
Brigantia Ltd.
BBC Antiques



Ministry of Paintball(Adventure)
York Archers Society(Archery)
Tenpin Ltd(Bowling)
Rock Steady Adventure(Climbing)
Brafferton Manor(Fishing)
Pepsi Max Raceway(Motor Sports)
Mastershot Clay Pigeon Shooting Ltd(Shooting)

Places to Stay near York

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The Waterfront (0.13 miles)

The Waterfront

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Historic Grade II Listed building over 400 years old. Overlooking the River Ouse, in the heart of York City Centre. The Waterfront is located a stones throw away from a ... More

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Park Inn (0.14 miles)

Park Inn

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The Park Inn York is centrally located on the banks of the River Ouse and is only a few minutes walk from all the ... More
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City Lets York - Fossgate (0.14 miles)

City Lets York - Fossgate
A well appointed, 2 bedroom serviced apartment located in the heart of the City centre. Nestled away in a courtyard located on Fossgate (voted York's best "Foodie Street") these apartments provides a very central location ... More | visit website
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York City Centre I Apartments (0.16 miles)

York City Centre I Apartments

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Right in the heart of this magical city, these luxurious one-bed apartments sit on a quiet, pedestrianised medieval street surrounded by trendy bars and cosy restaurants. Set ... More

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7 Centurion (0.19 miles)

7 Centurion
LOCATION! Modern, luxurious and quiet GROUND floor apartment with own patio overlooking beautiful gardens. Secure undercover parking. Free Wi-Fi. River Ouse opposite the apartment block. 2 mins walk to shops, restaurants and historic York. Car ... More | visit website
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Travelodge York Central Micklegate (0.19 miles)

Travelodge York Central Micklegate
Sitting proudly within the city’s historic walls, the Travelodge York Central Micklegate is perfectly paced for exploring all the shops, sights and sounds. Within a short stroll, you will find yourself at attractions such as ... More | visit website
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Guy Fawkes Hotel & Inn (0.19 miles)

Guy Fawkes Hotel & Inn

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Standing in the shadow of York Minster is the ancient Guy Fawkes Inn. The notorious plotter intent on blowing up the Houses of Parliament on November 5th 1605 was born ... More

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Travelodge York Central (0.24 miles)

Travelodge York Central

Located on the corner of Tower Street and Piccadilly the Travelodge at York provides contemporary quality accommodation and an ideal base for exploring the city centre. Spacious en-suite rooms, TV in every room, tea and ... More | visit website

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Lamb and Lion (0.24 miles)

Lamb and Lion

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At the original Porta Principalis into Roman Eboracum stands an old Inn, grafted into the main stone gateway of the ancient city of York. Here is the Lamb & Lion. ... More

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Dean Court Hotel (0.25 miles)

Dean Court Hotel
The famous Dean Court standing in the very shadow of York Minster, has without doubt the very best location of any hotel in the city.
Where better to spend a relaxing break?
Only a ‘stones throw’ from ... More | visit website

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In my opinion, most of the great men of the past were only there for the beer - the wealth, prestige and grandeur that went with the power. - A J P Taylor
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Battle of Blackheath - 1497, Lister performs the first operation using an antiseptic. - 1867, Robert Calvi Gods Banker found dead - 1982
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