Local Attractions

The City of Our Dreams….

With ancient and modern on offer, there’s something for everyone in York.
Just watch the video below and get ready to explore The Original City Adventure.

Roman, Viking, Medieval, Tudor, Elizabethan, Victorian, Railway and 20th century history is in abundance and all wrapped up inside and outside the ancient City Walls with their Bar gateways, walkways, turrets and castle-like structure.

It’s a cultural and artistic city with award winning museums, art gallery, the 700 year-old Minster Library, York Minster, the largest gothic cathedral north of the Alps and a host of visitor centres that demonstrate and celebrate the people and places of our past. Alongside this are family-friendly attractions such as the National Railway Museum, Jorvik Viking centre and DIGG plus river boats, cycling, walking tours, ghost walks, markets, beautiful parks plus cafe’s, pubs and restaurants galore.

From your base here at the Best Western Kilima Hotel you have the whole of Yorkshire to explore. Grand houses such as Castle Howard, Harewood House, Ripley Castle, Newby Hall, family attractions such as the World of James Herriot in Thirsk, Flamingoland, Lightwater Valley theme parks and the beautiful countryside of the North York Moors and Yorkshire Dales National Parks. It's only an hour to the Yorkshire Coast too.

Come and see it all soon…

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