York is a compact and exciting city, and one of the most-visited cities in all of Britain. This city is ideal to explore on foot, and with attractions packed into just a few square miles, you'll be spoilt for choice.
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City Breaks in York: Top Holiday Lettings
The Top 5 Things To Do On A City Break In York
With so much to see and do, here is a list of the best 5 things to do in York if time is limited.
1. The Ouse
Enjoy a post-lunch stroll along the beautiful Ouse river, or take a leisurely boat cruise and savour the peace and quiet.
2. York Minster
This Medieval cathedral is a marvel of architecture and filled with important artefacts. You can head to the top of the tower for breathtaking city views.
3. York City Walls
Explore the ancient Roman baths, taking a guided tour to learn the incredible history of the Roman settlers in this part of Yorkshire.
4. York Dungeon
Plenty of fun for older kids and adults, this exhibit presents the city's gory criminal histories, with plenty of interactive exhibits, special effects, live shows and more.
5. The Shambles
Wander at leisure to see some of the city's oldest original retail buildings, dating back to the fourteenth century.
Best Places to Stay for City Breaks in York
The Top 5 Places To Eat On Your Holiday In York
York is also foodie heaven, so try these for a meal to remember.
1. The Refectory
Serving lunch and dinner every day of the week, this busy restaurant chooses only the finest local ingredients.
2. Ate O'clock
Led by well-known chef, Kenny Noble, this quirky restaurant serves fine food to order and has walls full of timepieces... all set to 8 o'clock!
3. Goji Cafe
This is the place to go for delectable vegan and plant-based cuisine. Locals love the vegan sushi which can be ordered to go.
4. Brew 'n Brownie
This wonderful brunch and lunch venue has the locals queueing down the road for a taste of childhood classics.
5. Evil Eye Lounge
A mix of Asian fusion cooking and cocktail bar, this lounge setting provides an evening's entertainment in one.
Recommended Holiday Lettings for City Breaks in York
Other Popular Destinations for City Breaks
- City Break to Bath
- City Break to Brighton
- City Break to Edinburgh
- City Break to Liverpool
- City Breaks in Bristol
- City Breaks in Glasgow
- City Breaks in Nottingham
- Weekend Break in Chester
- Weekend Break to London
- Weekend Breaks in Bournemouth
- Weekend Breaks in Cambridge
- Weekend Breaks in Durham
- Weekend Breaks in Great Yarmouth
- Weekend Breaks in Harrogate
- Weekend Breaks in Inverness
- Weekend Breaks in Newquay
- Weekend Breaks in Norwich
- Weekend Breaks in Portsmouth
- Weekend Breaks in Scarborough
- Weekend Breaks in Snowdonia
- Weekend Breaks in Torquay
- Weekend Breaks in Weston-Super-Mare
- Weekend Breaks in Windsor
- Weekend Breaks in the Cotswolds
- Weekend Breaks in the Forest of Dean
- Weekend Breaks in the Lake District
- Weekend Breaks in the New Forest