York Weekend Breaks

Weekend Breaks in York

York is the perfect city for a weekend break. Hotels for every budget, loads of interesting stuff to do whatever the weather, fantastic places to eat and drink and plenty of stuff going on...
York Festivals

Festivals in York

Although there is a York Festivals website run by the City Council, they've failed to update it since 2015. We thought it might be useful if we put a list together of festivals in...

TRAVEL & TRANSPORT

How To Get To York

How To Get To York

By Train From London the journey time is under two hours, Edinburgh is only two and a half hours away and there are direct services...

HISTORY OF YORK

Eric Bloodaxe

Eric Bloodaxe

Believed to have been both King of Norway and then later King of Northumbria, Eric Bloodaxe has proved to be something of an elusive...

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Haunted York

Haunted York

The Most Haunted City in The World... The Paranormal Database – yes, such a thing exists – claims York is the most haunted city in...
York Shopping

York Shopping

With a wide selection of shops within easy walking distance of each other and plenty of fantastic places to grab a drink or bite...
Pub Quiz in York

York Pub Quizzes

Whether due to the fact that it's a university town or that the locals like any excuse to go to the pub, York has...
Currency Exchanges in York

Currency Exchanges in York

If you've got dollars or euros that you need to change into pounds, there are a few different places that offer currency exchange in...
Hotels in York City Centre

Hotels in York City Centre

Whether you want to be close to all the local attractions or have a business meeting in the city, there are some great hotels...

York City Guide


York is the perfect city for a weekend break. Hotels for every budget, loads of interesting stuff to do whatever the weather, fantastic places to eat and drink and plenty of stuff going on in the evening. We've put...
Wondering what to do in York? Whether you're into steam trains, horrible history, chocolate tasting or ghost stories, York has something for everyone. Stroll around the city walls, discover Roman remains and Viking streets or climb to the top...
York is a great place to visit. However paying for your hotel, entrance to attractions, drinks and a couple of meals out can burn a sizeable hole in your wallet. If you're visiting York on a budget we've put...
York Nightlife

York Nightlife

Want to find out about York's nightclubs, bars and live music scene? Our York Nightlife guide finds out what goes on in the city when the sun goes down. York Nightclubs York's largest nightclub is Kuda...
Live Music in York

Live Music York

Despite being a small city, there is plenty of live music in York. Expect to find quirky singer-songwriters, gypsy jazz, Delta blues and gruff two-piece garage bands.Check out our Full Listings for all live...
York Festivals

Festivals in York

Although there is a York Festivals website run by the City Council, they've failed to update it since 2015. We thought it might be useful if we put a list together of festivals in...

TRAVEL & TRANSPORT

How To Get To York

How To Get To York

By Train From London the journey time is under two hours, Edinburgh is only two and a half hours away and there are direct services...

MORE YORK GUIDES

The Most Haunted City in The World... The Paranormal Database – yes, such a thing exists – claims York is the most haunted city in England. The GRFI (Ghost Research Foundation International) has gone one step further, claiming in a...
With a wide selection of shops within easy walking distance of each other and plenty of fantastic places to grab a drink or bite to eat, shopping in York is a great day out.The major high street retailers are...
Whether due to the fact that it's a university town or that the locals like any excuse to go to the pub, York has plenty of quiz nights.Below we have put together a list of places that host a...
If you've got dollars or euros that you need to change into pounds, there are a few different places that offer currency exchange in York city centre.York's two city centre Post Offices offer a currency exchange service. The main...

HISTORY OF YORK

King Richard III

Richard III

In September 2012 a fifteenth century king made headline news in the UK. A body had been discovered in a Leicester carpark that was...