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.
Superior large Georgian Style holiday cottage in superb York City Centre location. Overlooking the city walls, Baille Hill House comfortably accommodates 10 in 5 bedrooms,3 bathrooms, parking for 3 cars. All the York attractions are only a short walk away
- Sleeps 10
- Bedrooms 5
- Bathrooms 3
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.