York Area Guide North Yorkshire
The city of York sits halfway between London and Edinburgh with both the Yorkshire Dales and North York Moors just a stone’s throw away. It’s idyllic location means that this wonderful walled city can offer visitors the hustle and bustle of city centre life and scenic countryside walks just minutes later.
Famed for its Roman roots, Viking past and truly magnificent cathedral, York is absolutely bursting with things to see and do. Whether you’re in York for the day, weekend or even for a week, you will undoubtedly struggle to find the time to see and do everything that the city has to offer. It’s long history means there’s no shortage of historical landmarks and interesting museums for you to add to your itinerary. However, take a stroll through this stunning ancient city and you’ll also find a splendid array of independent shops, quirky cafes, cosmopolitan cocktail bars and award-winning restaurants.