Simply put, York is a beautiful city. Everything is nearby, the River Ouse runs through and there is a fantastic shopping district. HEN PARTIES IN YORK experience a mix of exquisite architecture and a fast developing cutting edge scene.
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York certainly ‘ouses’ character, with everything you could expect from a great city. Its historical architecture has to be some of the most stunning there is – did I hear a yawn? Well what if we told you York’s Shambles area inspired renowned author J.K.Rowling’s creation of fantastical Diagon Alley. Daytimes in York can be filled with any one of our wide selection of activities coupled with being a true tourist. At night, York is a different place altogether with many nightlife areas all with a different look and feel.
Preserved Medieval Street with all of the qualities of ancient times it is also where “Diagon Alley” was filmed for the harry potter films and is believed to be where the world renowned author J.K.Rowling gained inspiration for “Diagon Alley”.
York City Walls
Walk along the city’s ancient walls and enjoy the picturesque views of the ancient monument which surrounds the historical city.
Enjoy a day in the botanical gardens and medieval ruins right in the heart of York. Take a moment to appreciate the peace and tranquillity that the beautiful settings have to offer.
Built in the realm of William the conqueror the astonishing Norman building that is still intact, offers panoramic views of the historically defined city.
The York Dungeon
Offers visitors a chance to walkthrough the experience of the dungeons in a fully themed environment you will not only feel like you’re in an actual dungeon with the dungeon surroundings but be treated like one by the talented actors who guide you.
Explore the outstanding gothic cathedral with a guided tour and enjoy the historical stunning piece of architecture that gives York another flair of historical character.
An Innovative retail facility, perfect for those wanting a stylish and classy shopping experience. There is even a Mulberry factory shop for all of those designer handbag lovers.
Vintage & Antiques
York is full of an array of independent shops, dotted around the city so it’s a bargain hunter’s paradise. Just be sure to finish off the day by experiencing in an art deco environment a sophisticated cream tea at Betty’s Tea room.
Open daily there is something at the outdoor market for everyone. The unique market offers local produce, clothes, crafts and gift stalls.
Located near one of the famous York gates, with its cobbled you’ll feel like you’ve stepped back in time to medieval times. With numerous bars and restaurants located it’s the perfect place to unwind and enjoy some beverages.
Coney Street is located near the River Ouse with various bars and restaurants with gorgeous riverside views, verandas and contemporary twists to the historical monuments
Those wanting an upmarket, classy evening should head to the Quarter - full of life and ambience with classy bars, cocktail lounges, Latino bars and real ale pubs
How to get to York
Being experts in all our cities we can provide you with some very useful information on how to get to York. There are many options available to our hens as we explore here, to help you decide!
York is within comfortable driving times of most regions, it is just 20minutes from the M1/M62 motorway network. There are also five park and ride sites conveniently surrounding York, which allow you to park your car for free and complete your journey into the city centre by bus.
The best value for traveling, direct services run from city locations from Liverpool, Manchester, Birmingham and the South West and other locations. Make sure you book in advance to avoid disappointment as the prices may be extortionately higher if booked in not enough time.
With numerous bus companies you can travel to York, tickets can be purchased online at very affordable rates and times, ideal for those on a budget.
There are 4 main international airports connecting to York these include Leeds/Bradford, Manchester, Humberside and Robin Hood Doncaster/Sheffield. There are connecting bus and taxi services which can bring you to the city centre.