Accommodation and travel ideas in York
York remains one of the great attractions of the North, due to its fascinating history and beutiful city centre. The compact walled city with its winding streets and picturesque buildings is the perfect location for a weekend away in the North of England.
What to do in York:
York is full of historic attractions, making it the perfect city to simply wander around and explore - you're sure to stumble across something interesting! The iconic York Minster is the second-largest Gothic cathedral in Northern Europe, and is well worth a visit, as is the Norman motte and keep at Clifford's Tower (the site of a 12th-century massacre).
If you want to do some shopping, York's world famous narrow streets, such as The Shambles or the Snickelways heading to the market, are full of small independent shops and boutiques. York is also famous for its fantastic range of pubs, cafes and award-winning restaurants, making it ideal for foodies.
Where to stay in York:
SpeedyBooker.com offers plenty of accommodation that is the ideal base for exploring York. From luxurious historic hotels to cosy family-run Bed and Breakfasts like Apple Guesthouse, and budget hostels like SafeStay York, there is something for everyone here. Just outside York, there are several B&Bs and Hotels in the surrounding countryside which are perfect for a romantic break or family holiday.