York UK

Situated in the Vale of York this stunning walled city is bordered by the natural beauty of the Pennines, the North York Moors and the Yorkshire Wolds. The City of York has an abundance of interesting visitor attractions and is an ideal base from which to explore the beauty of the Yorkshire countryside and coastline. It is also ideal for a short city break.

Within the walls of the city there is always plenty of activity with regular street theatre and musical entertainment. The stunning gothic peaks of York Cathedral tower above the streets and a wander round the centre with its network of cobbled lanes and alleyways allows visitors to experience the atmosphere and the rich medieval heritage of the city. The National Railway Museum and the JORVIK Viking Centre provide hours of entertainment for families. Shopping is plentiful and varied and there are all the main high street names as well as markets and lots of independent shops, galleries and boutiques.
York also has a famous racecourse which attracts many visitors and offers an exciting day out. For theatre lovers there is the spectacular York Theatre Royal which is a perfect venue for an evening of culture.

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