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Popular amenities for York vacation rentals

Stay near York's top sights

Shambles91 locals recommend
York Minster209 locals recommend
Shambles Market33 locals recommend
Museum Gardens127 locals recommend
York Racecourse48 locals recommend
National Railway Museum153 locals recommend

Quick stats about vacation rentals in York

  • Total rentals

    2K properties

  • Wifi availability

    2K properties include access to wifi

  • Rentals with dedicated workspaces

    1K properties have a dedicated workspace

  • Pet-friendly rentals

    290 properties allow pets

  • Family-friendly rentals

    1K properties are a good fit for families

  • Total number of reviews

    139K reviews

Frequently Asked Questions

  • How is the weather in York?

    York has a temperate climate, with mild summers averaging 70°F (21°C) and cooler winters that can drop to 35°F (2°C). Rain is relatively evenly distributed throughout the year, so it's advisable to always have an umbrella handy.

  • What are some of the best things to do in York?

    In York, visitors often explore the historic walls that encircle the city, visit the York Dungeon for a uniquely scary experience, or relax in the expansive York Museum Gardens. For shopping enthusiasts, browsing the quaint shops along the Shambles is a favorite activity.

  • What is the best time of year to visit York?

    The most popular time to visit York is during the summer months (June to August), when the weather is most pleasant. During this time, the city hosts the York Mystery Plays, a theatrical spectacle that draws visitors from far and wide.

  • What are the best places to stay in York?

    Many visitors enjoy staying in York's city center, as it is home to most of the city’s attractions, like the York Minster and the Shambles. Alternatively, Bishopthorpe Road and Bootham are quieter, residential areas with a variety of lovely eateries and shops nearby.

  • What are the best places to visit in York?

    Often recommended places to visit in York include the stunning York Minster, one of the largest cathedrals in Northern Europe, and the Shambles, a historic street with overhanging timber-framed buildings. The York Castle Museum, showcasing centuries of York’s history, is also frequently visited.

  • What are some hiking trails in York?

    Yorkshire, the region surrounding York, is known for its abundance of hiking trails. Some well-loved routes include the York Walls walk, a 3.4 km circuit around the ancient city, and the longer Ebor Way, which leads you through the beautiful English countryside.

  • What are some family activities to do in York?

    Families often have a fun-filled day at the National Railway Museum, exploring an extensive collection of locomotives and carriages. For a unique experience, consider the Jorvik Viking Centre, where you can learn about the city's Viking history. Alternatively, York's Chocolate Story is a delicious interactive attraction for those with a sweet tooth.

  • What are some of the best day trip ideas in York?

    Consider taking a day trip to the North York Moors National Park, just 40 miles (64 km) from the city, for stunning landscapes and plenty of walking trails. For a lively seaside experience, the town of Scarborough, 41 miles (66 km) away, is frequently suggested.

  • What types of vacation rentals are available in York?

    Uncover the perfect home-away-from-home with our diverse selection of vacation rentals in York. From over 630 house rentals to over 730 apartment rentals, we've got you covered. For even more variety, explore our Airbnb Categories to find the ideal space for your getaway.

  • How much does it cost to stay in apartment rentals in York?

    Experience the best of York with our apartment rentals, starting at about $10 per day, before taxes and fees. Embrace comfort and style while staying within your budget in your home away from home.

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