York is one of the most intriguing cities in England. Superbly preserved – York has witnessed more than 2000 years of history. Highlights in York include the magnificent York Minster, the fascinating Railway museum and the Castle Museum with its perfectly recreated Victorian and Edwardian street-scenes. Visit the Yorvik Centre, Clifford’s Tower and creep through the terrifying York Dungeon.
Quaint teashops and pedestrianized streets make York an ideal city to explore on foot. York hosts premier horse racing at one of the UK’s leading race courses. With a wealth of hotels, York is the ideal touring base from which to discover the Yorkshire Dales with its pretty villages, its historic houses and gardens. York offers various conference facilities with a capacity from 20 up to 700 delegates.
York is served by Leeds Bradford International Airport (50 km from town centre). It offers a good selection of connections to domestic and European destinations. Jet 2, British Midland, Air France / KLM and Ryan Air operate from this airport. Nearby Manchester Airport offers a good selection of intercontinental connections.
The following other International Airports are accessible in this order:
Manchester Airport / 70 km
Liverpool Airport / 115 km
York Airport / 185 km