The ancient Roman city of York, once the proud Northen capital of the Holy Roman Empire, is now popular with tourists who like to visit the Roman ruins and spend hours inside the magnificent Cathedral. York is an attractive place to visit for a self catering holiday at any time of year. It offers a wide range of stylish holiday cottages, houses and apartments both in the city centre and surrounding outlying villages. The city centre boasts some of the finest Medieval streets in Europse such as 'The Shambles' and 'Whipmawhopmagate'. 'Must see' attractions include the magnificent National Railway Museum, now home of 'The Flying Scotsman, Clifford's Tower, built by William the /Conqueror to 'subdue The North' (as one does), and the Jorvic Viking Museum. It is one of the few cities in the UK that retains its ancient walls which can still be walked - with or without a guide. Alternatively see York from another angle and hire a boat or take a pleasure cruise on the River Ouse which flows through the City Centre.

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Applewood is a pretty one bedroom cottage situated in the village of Harome near Helmsley within walking distance of the Michelin starred Star Inn and nestled between the North Yorkshire Moors National Park and the Howardian Hills, a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Lodge Cottage in the village of Knapton is situated in a rural location just outside the historic walled city of York in North Yorkshire It’s a lovely rural retreat for couples (+cot), offering contemporary furnishings and spacious quality accommodation in a lovingly restored single-storey home.

Primrose Hill Farmhouse offers two bedrooms of cosy, welcoming charm in a family-friendly cottage overlooking Hutton-le-Hole, in the North York Moors. The mid-terrace cottage is ideally placed for active holidaymakers and those who appreciate the charm of traditional rural living.

Ford End Cottage is a delightful rural cottage in the lovely village of Ampleforth in the North York Moors & coast. Ideally situated for an enjoyable holiday, the pet-friendly cottage offers an open fire plus a pleasant garden, as well as light-filled spaces & reminders of its 18th-century origins.

York, has so much to offer visitors from the spledid architecture of the Minster, the ancient Roman ruins that litter the city and an eclectic range of shops to the amazing countryside that lies within easy reach of the city. The city is also near the North York Moors National Park and The Yorkshire Wolds or, just a little further west, The Yorkshire Dales National Park. Should you ever tire of the attractions of this northern city, step beyond its ancient city walls to enjoy days out walking and exploring quaint little villages in two National Parks and an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. A visitor's options inlcude a host of walks, rides both on horse and bike, as well as plenty of rock-climbing or pot-holing for the more adventurous. More 'must-see' places include Harrogate, Knaresborough, the beautiful Brimham Rocks, Fountains Abbey and the Worth Valley Stream Railway which takes you from Keighly to Haworth in th heart of Bronte Country. Where booking a holiday cottage for a weekend break or a week or more, you'll find a choice of activities and sights to see that will easily fill your days.