The alluring city of York—bursting with culture, history and social energy—has been an important city since Roman times and is now one of the UK’s premiere tourist destinations. With so much to offer, many find that one visit to the ‘chocolate city’ simply isn’t enough to take in all the sights and attractions.
York is like nowhere else in northern England—its medieval streets are rich with history, with cobbled streets, quaint tea rooms, gothic buildings and even ancient remains. However, it isn’t all about its history, there are a surprising array of exciting contemporary art galleries scattered around the city, not to mention a thriving economy and business scene.
Whether you plan to visit the city on business or pleasure, you are sure to find York an unforgettable experience, with its diverse attractions and unrivalled atmosphere.
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York is hugely popular with tourists, so offers a wide range of accommodation. Equally, there are many business seminars and events held in the city, so it is also popular with those travelling for work reasons. Choosing the right accommodation will depend on your own individual requirements, but if you’re planning an extended stay in York, then it might be worth considering serviced apartments.
Short-term lets offer a level of convenience and privacy that traditional hotels simply cannot match. Our team can source the best options for you, based on your exacting criteria. We only offer the finest the city has to offer—so you can rest assure that you will be staying in a property with all the mod-cons, a chic interior and excellent facilities. The Squa.re can also assist with special requirements, such as secure entry and disabled access.
Anyone who knows York know that it is arguably the UK’s foremost historical settlement. As such there are numerous museums, heritage sites and examples of medieval, Tudor and Victorian architecture. York Minster, the city’s famous Gothic cathedral with vast stained glass windows and interactive exhibitions is a must for first time visitors, whilst The Yorkshire Museum has five galleries showcase archaeological treasures plus displays of rare animals, birds and fossils. Or for enthusiasts of objet d’art, Fairfax house has significant collections of furniture, paintings and clocks. Then there’s the city’s notorious railway museum, with history and artefacts relating to the city’s important contributions to steam locomotion.
There are numerous shopping venues to choose from in York—not least the city’s plethora of independent retailers, pop-up stores and artisan markets. For those looking for something more conventional, there’s Monks Cross Shopping centre, Coppergate shopping centre, and the Vangarde shopping park located close to the town centre.
York's local public transportation system lake it easy to find your way around city centre and surrounding suburbs, Most city bus routes operate on at least a half-hourly basis, with busier routes even more frequent. The city runs the PlusBus card system, which offers unlimited bus journeys and is available for as little as £3 per day.For drivers, York has five Park & Ride locations situated at convenient locations around the outskirts. These offer plenty of safe, free parking and regular shuttle buses into town.
The main railway station offers numerous routes across the UK, with Grand Central, East Midland Trains, Virgin and CrossCountry all operating services throughout the day. As such, commuters from York will find they can make direct journeys to Glasgow, Aberdeen, London, Manchester and Newcastle, along with many other UK cities.
Of course, York’s famous city walls and spending architecture make it an ideal destination for exploring on foot, or even by bicycle for those seeking to cover more ground.
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