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Ye Old Shambles Tavern October 20

Drink the best real ale you will ever have at Ye Old Shambles Tavern

This is a place that wasn’t actually on our ‘things to do’ list but were very glad we stumbled across Ye Old Shambles Tavern. Basically it looks like a shop that sells bottled beers from the outside but step inside you realise it is much more. The front of the tavern is bar area which […]

October 19

Take a trip to York Minster

Experience one of the top visitor attractions in York with a trip to York Minster. Regularly voted one of the most popular things to do in York, the Minster is not only an architecturally stunning building but is a place to discover the history of York over the centuries, its artefacts and treasures. The Minster […]

October 19

Visit York’s Chocolate Story

The York Chocolate Story is a mixture of guided tour and demonstration. You even get to make your own chocolate lolly – adults too! The guide we had was passionate about giving the customers a good experience and delivered the tour with wit and humour. This is a perfect thing to do if you have […]

October 19

Have breakfast at the Hotel Du Vin in York

This breakfast is worth a feature all of its own. Uniquely these days the cooked breakfast is made to order and not buffet style. The menu has the traditional cooked breakfast but also some healthier options. There is also a continental buffet table containing cereals, fruit juices and pastries. This breakfast is excellent.

October 19

Stay at The Hotel Du Vin in York

Hotel Du Vin is a luxury hotel about ten minutes walk from the centre of York and around five minutes walk from the city walls. The hotel is ‘wine themed’ with a fine restaurant and regular wine tastings. We stayed here this weekend to feature places in York with Visit York. At night the hotel […]

October 19

Download the iYork App and have the entire of York offline on your phone

Download the iYork App and have the entire city on your phone. The app is completely off line due to the somewhat poor data signal in York. There is every shop in York and restaurant listed on this App including around 4000 menus. Download it and please comment to tell us how you got on.

October 18

Admire the view on the top of Clifford’s Tower in York

Treat yourself to the best views in York – climb Clifford’s Tower or tackle the steps at the Minster, the views are breathtaking. Or ride the York Wheel boasting magnificent views of the city, entrance through the gardens of the Royal York hotel. Discover York for the first time in 2014 – visit www.visityork.org and […]

October 18

Take a ride at York’s Jorvik Viking Centre

The world famous JORVIK Viking Centre is a ‘must-see’ for visitors to the city of York and is one of the most popular visitor attractions in the UK. Discover York for the first time in 2014 – visit www.visityork.org and book your accommodation with Visit York for an exclusive 20% discount off a 3 day […]

October 18

Dine at The Blue Bicycle restaurant in York

For lunch we booked a table at the Blue Bicycle restaurant. This restaurant is in a quiet area of York but only about a five minutes walk from the main centre. Here are five things about the blue bicycle restaurant. Very friendly staff. We were made to feel so welcome from beginning to end. The […]

October 18

Buy the York Pass – the best way to see Yorks things to do

The York Pass – Once purchased the York Pass offers you a choice of free entry into over twenty five York attractions and tours as well as restaurant and shopping offers. You can buy a 1, 2 or 3 day pass making it a superb addition to your leisure break. To buy a Pass Tel […]

October 18

Walk the walls in York

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