York

A prosperous, thriving city which weaves a rich tapestry of culture, history and entertainment; York is certainly the place for travellers of any kind. As one of the largest European Pedestrian Zones, York’s wealthy supply of world-class visitor attractions galore are all within close distance to one another although the enchanting architecture and charming cobbled streets make for a thoroughly enjoyable experience in themselves.

Nothing quite epitomises the exquisiteness of York’s architecture quite like the York Minster which has an esteemed reputation as being one of the world’s most breathtaking gothic cathedrals when it comes to its beauty and the riches it beholds. On the notion of majestic sites, a visit to Clifford’s Tower is also needed for it embodies and reflects the power of England’s medieval kings as well as affords some stunning views of York.

Moreover, due to York’s rich heritage with its Roman, Viking and Medieval roots, it is apparent that there is a myriad of visitor attractions which exist to convey the stories of its past. The Shambles, with its status as being one of the best preserved medividal streets and arguably one of the most picturesque UK streets, can only go to exemplify York's strong historic roots. Even the city walls which are the best preserved in the England (since they have been there since 71 AD) exude the historical ambiance that is to be found in York.  Ever wanted to experience an authentic Viking City? Of course you have and with Jorvik Viking Centre, that dream come true as you are provided into a fully immersive sensory experience which has authentically rebuilt a Viking city. Other historical based attractions which are worth a visit are the Castle Museum, the Yorkshire Museum, the world’s largest Railway Museum and of course, the dark and grimy but ever-so entertaining York Dungeons which puts a slightly different spin on history as we know it.

Synonymous with classic British brands such as Terry’s and Rowntree, no visit to York can pass without a tantalising visit to York’s Chocolate Story which documents York’s rise into the confectionary ranks of the world. Moreover, if food is one of the criteria that you use to decide whether your trip will be a success or not, then York’s salivating ranking as being one of Trip Advisor’s Top 10 European Destinations for food & drink should help to reflect how York certainly does not let the side down when it comes to its culinary scene.

With so many diverse layers to be unearthed, a visit to York is a necessity and whenever you choose to go, we will be here to help you source the ultimate accommodation for the perfect trip to such a captivating city.