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YorkYork… one of Europe’s most beautiful historic cities

There is so much to see and do in York for people of all ages. Renowned for its exquisite architecture, world class attractions and tangle of quaint cobbled streets, York is vibrant city with something to offer everyone.

Take a tour of the city on an open-top red double-decker bus, or get away from the crowds and see the city from a river cruise. There are a wealth of museums to investigate, and no trip to Europes most haunted city is complete without an evening ghost-walk through the cobbled streets!

Access the UK


  • Manchester International – 61 miles/ 98km
  • Leeds Bradford – 31 miles/50km
  • London Heathrow – 174 miles/280km


  • Hull- 34 miles/ 55km
  • Dover-221 miles/ 356km
  • Eurotunnel- 221 miles/ 356km

Explore the UK

The central location and excellent rail and transport links makes York an ideal base for exploring the rest of the UK:

  • Manchester – Manchester is one of Britain’s coolest cities. A truly contemporary metropolis, with modern landmark buildings such as the Lowry Centre, a thriving art and culture scene, and world-class sport – its home to the world famous Manchester United.
  • Liverpool – Not only is Liverpool the birthplace of the Beatles and home of Liverpool FC, it’s also a great tourist destination with more listed buildings, theatres, museums and galleries than any city outside London.
  • Edinburgh – Scotland’s capital city, and one of Britain’s most exciting tourist destinations. There are 2 sides to Edinburgh – the historic Old Town with the medieval Edinburgh Castle and cobblestone alleys, and the elegant but classic Georgian New Town.
  • Newcastle – Newcastle is known throughout the world as a vibrant centre of cultural excellence. Cutting-edge attractions and historic buildings are animated with fabulous events and festivals, parks and gardens.
  • Cumbria & The Lake District – From 16 sparkling lakes and England’s highest mountains, to sheltered valleys, heather moorlands and salty seascapes, Cumbria and the Lake District have inspired and captivated generations of visitors and famous writers and poets such as William Wordsworth and Beatrix Potter.
  • Yorkshire Beaches – explore the wild unspoilt beaches and seaside towns of Yorkshire.
  • London – There’s nowhere in the world quite like London. The capital of England and Britain, and the biggest city in the EU, London is a vibrant, multicultural, 24-hour city.
  • Plus many many more…
Lynette Shaw

Lynette Shaw

With over 25 years experience arranging homestay accommodation Lynette has an excellent reputation with homestay families. You can expect the highest quality, professional management of your stay in York.

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