Venues

York Racecourse

York Racecourse

Out to the south-west of the city on an area of land known as the Knavesmire lies York Racecourse. Attracting an estimated 350,000 racegoers a year, it is a major part of York's tourism...
York Barbican

York Barbican

Home of the UK snooker championship, York Barbican is one of city's larger venues and hosts a range of music and entertainment events throughout the year. Just outside the city walls and almost directly...
Waterstones, Coney Street York

Waterstones

Part of the national bookseller chain, York's Waterstones has recently relocated to a larger shop on Coney Street, complete with upstairs cafe. Although not usually open in the evening they have regular 'meet the...
The Victoria Vaults, York

The Victoria Vaults

Two room pub half way along Nunnery Lane facing the city walls. The Victoria Vaults is an old fashioned boozer and has a well presented interior complete with open fire. They have live music events...
Society, York

Society Bar & Lounge

By the bus stops on Rougier Street, Society did try to rebrand itself as a daytime destination for coffee and light lunches. However, it has gone back to what it does best and reverted to...
The Roman Bath

The Roman Bath

A single room pub facing onto St. Sampson's Square in the centre of York. The pub is located on the site of a Roman bathhouse - hence the name - and for a small...
Reel Cinema, York

Reel Cinema

Update: Reel have sold the site to Everyman who will be refurbing and reopening the cinema in December 2017.Housed in the old Odeon building on Blossom Street, there's something very nostalgic about going to...
The Phoenix Inn

The Phoenix Inn

It's great to see a once boarded-up pub back open and flourishing. This independently run gem in the shadow of the city walls is a winner of multiple CAMRA awards and you can see...
National Centre for Early Music

National Centre For Early Music

The National Centre for Early Music is based in St Margaret's, a converted medieval church located just off of Walmgate. The church was restored and converted into the NCEM in 2000, winning a variety...
Mansion Nightclub, York

Mansion Nightclub

Not to confused with the Mansion House - sometime residence of the Mayor of York - Mansion Nightclub can be found at the bottom end of Micklegate's cobbles. Located in a Grade II listed...
Travelodge York Central

Travelodge York Central

With its curved tower Travelodge York Central is perhaps one of the more interesting budget hotels to look at from the outside. Built on...