The little Northern city of York has a big story to tell. It’s a medieval marvel, a modern shopping hub and a treasure trove of pubs serving proper Yorkshire grub. Follow our guide to York, and this great place will capture your imagination, charm you with its beauty, surprise and delight you in so many ways. Whatever part of town you find yourself in, there’ll be a friendly team waiting to look after you at a Premier Inn hotel.
Fascinating museums, archaeological wonders, shopping for all tastes and hunting for ghosts - no matter what side of the City Walls you’re on, finding things to do in York won’t be a problem!
Shopping in York is eclectic. There’s a mix of high street favourites, local department stores, designer bargains, antique and vintage shops.
A year-round roster of plays, performances, concerts, comedy and sport take place at venues such as the Theatre Royal and York Barbican.
From a world-famous afternoon tea and unbeatable fish and chips to Wagamama and Jamie’s Italian, sample North Yorkshire’s tastiest food or dine at familiar favourites.
Whether you’re after a pint to go with lunch, a bottle of biodynamic wine or somewhere to dance after last orders, York has top pubs, bars and clubs.
We've got plenty of hotels in York to choose from. Premier Inn Blossom Street North and Premier Inn Blossom Street South are both in the city centre and a five-minute walk from York train station. Our York North hotel is about a mile from the city centre, with easy access to the A19, A64 and the businesses in and around Clifton. To be within striking distance of the York Designer Outlet, or to get to the A1(M) quickly, Premier Inn York South West is the ideal place to stay. Premier Inn York North West puts you 3-4 miles from the train station and is close to handy road connections.