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York City Breaks

Fall in love with ancient York

A city weekend break in York with Best Western is a weekend that will stay with you forever.
York offers tranquil shopping, thanks to its maze of pretty cobbled streets, none more so famous than The Shambles. If shopping’s not your bag, why not take in one of this vibrant city’s excellent attractions!

A York city break comes highly recommended because of the:

  • Jorvik Viking Centre
  • York Minster
  • National Railway Museum
  • Laid back shopping

York is a city steeped in history, and this is evident wherever you go!
From the early Viking settlements to the magnificent Gothic Minster you will be amazed at the sights that York has to offer.

So what is there to do in and around York?

Step back through time in the Jorvik Centre, where the Vikings come alive with their sights, sounds and smells. See how they lived, played and worked, through this unique interactive experience.

When you are finished with the Vikings, move forward a couple of centuries and marvel at the splendour of the Gothic Minster. Learn about the minster from its humble beginning as a small wooden church to the opulent building that we see today.
Gaze from the top of the Central Tower, across the pinnacles of the Minster, and look out onto the medieval streets of historic York and away to the lush Yorkshire countryside beyond.

Visit the world’s largest Railway Museum and get up close and personal with some of the greatest locomotives that history has to offer! Explore the science behind the railways by taking part in simple experiments that stimulate young scientists' minds.
Hands-on fun for everyone!

From the cobbles of the world famous Shambles to the chic cosmopolitan Coppergate shopping centre via a labyrinth of quaint streets, you’re sure to find just what you’re looking for on your city break in York.

When you are through with your shopping trip, why not take a break in the world renowned Betty's tearoom.

Fancy travelling a little further afield?

Castle Howard is just 15 miles away and sits in a stately parkland setting. The grounds are as beautiful as the house itself and equally as stunning to wander around.

A little further afield, the elegant Yorkshire spa town of Harrogate is a must with its explosion of colourful floral displays, stunning Victorian architecture and relaxed shopping.

The breathtaking Yorkshire coastline is less than an hour away, where you’ll have your pick of the beautiful Yorkshire seaside resorts of Scarborough, Filey and Bridlington.

For an inspiring city break, visit Olde York.

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What's on in York:

York Festival of Science & Technology
Open: Mar 2013 (annual)

09/03/2015 to 18/03/2015

York Literature Festival
Open: 6pm-late Mar - Apr 2013 (annual)


29/03/2015 to 01/04/2015

York Open Studios
Open: Mar - Apr 2013; Fri, Sat, and Sun only (annual)

23/03/2015 to 01/04/2015

Leeds International Jazz Conference
Open: Mar 2013 (annual)

29/03/2015 to 29/03/2015

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