York Holiday Cottages
The historic beautiful walled city of York is definitely Yorkshires ‘Jewel’ and is an interesting place to stay in a self catering cottage and visit for all age groups.
It has a wealth of history and architecture in the narrow cobbled streets and the impressive Gothic York Minster sits in the heart of the city.
The medieval city walls are one of the most complete examples in England and are made up of four gates. Earlier studies show the wall remains from the Roman and Viking days, you gain access onto the walls at various points within the city.
For an active fun filled holiday, then this is the place to stay. Follow in the foot steps of the Vikings at the Jorvic Centre. The National railway museum is here and houses the Flying Scotsman, explore the workings of steam locomotives. Alternatively you could enjoy a more leisurely guided tour of this city by bus or boat on the river Ouse.
Wondering through the quaint streets you will find a large selection of high street and individual shops, street entertainers, wine bars, restaurants, tea rooms and outdoor markey, why not stop for traditional afternoon tea at the famous Betty’s and sample the local Yorkshire rarebit or curd tart, whilst listening to a piano recital.
Visit the Jorvic Centre and travel back in time to the Viking days and experience how they lived and meet a Viking warrior!
National Railway Museum tells the story of trains from the 19th century to present day with over 100 locomotives on display, watch old footage and stand side by side with the Flying Scotsman.
Once a prison, Clifford Tower is one of the most liked attractions in Yorkshire, climb the 55 steps and experience panoramic views of York.
York Racecourse, treat yourself to a fantastic day at the races, whether you are a regular or it is your first time, you are guaranteed a thrilling day of fun.
For a family day out visit York Castle Museum which has a large display of household objects with rooms, shops and a prison cell recreated. Walk the Kirk Gate Victorian street and experience all the lights and sounds of Victorian days.
Should you decide to step out of York for the day, then you have both the Yorkshire coast and moors to explore.
The Spa town of Harrogate has a sophisticated charm and is an ideal place to in a cottage whether it’s for a short break or family holiday. Dine out in one of the many restaurant or cafes on your doorsteps. There is a wealth of attractions in this part of Yorkshire.
Helmsley is a small attractive Yorkshire market town and a great tourist spot to rent a cottage, you can park in the town square and visit the local delicatessens, cafes and art shops or take a walk to Helmsley castle with its Medieval, Tudor and Victorian remains.
The pretty village of Harome is a peaceful place to stay, with its old stone cottages and holiday cottages, village pub and idyllic duck pond, surrounded by open countryside, you are guaranteed a restful break here.
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