Cathedral City in the North
Of all the major cities in England, York is one of the most visited by people from the UK. It has a mystic charm and a depth of history but its most popular feature is its picturesque setting, lovely surrounding landscape and of course one of the most famous cathedrals in the UK.
York is located in the North of England and has a population of 200,000.
Stroll Around the City and Enjoy its Magical and Natural Features
A visit to York would not be complete without a tour of the huge York Minster with its famous tall spire that can be seen from miles around. York Minster is the largest gothic cathedral in Northern Europe. York is a walled city with plenty to see and stunning architecture combining both old and modern so it’s best to explore on foot to enjoy the depth and culture of the city.
If you like traditional food this is the place for you
The centre of York is proliferated with many small bars and restaurants but it is most famous for its tea and cake shops. The most well known being Betty’s tea shop which is one of the most popular tourist attractions in the City. York enjoys a certain amount of wealth from resident landowners and farmers and it caters for the bourgeoisie with superb restaurants whilst also offering good northern food in its gastro pubs.
Explore the surrounding areas
York is a delightful walled city and best enjoyed on a lazy Sunday-like day. The pace of life is very relaxed and there are lots of beautiful features in the walled town to enjoy. For an extra treat try to explore the rolling hills on the outskirts of York or even take a short trip to the beautiful and popular nearby village of Harrogate.