York, Vikings, and Romans. They go together like roast beef and Yorkshires, cauliflower and cheese. The city of York is teeming with history, dating back to when first the Romans, then the Vikings, conquered and established life here. Over the years, many archaeological discoveries have been made, giving us a glimpse into the societies that were present so long ago. [click to continue…]


A Romantic Escape to the Heart of Yorkshire

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If you don’t have time to spend weeks away in an exotic location, why not have a long weekend away a bit closer to home to enjoy some quality time together and relax. For a luxury boutique experience and award-winning cuisine venture to the picturesque village of South Dalton, Yorkshire for a stay at the […]

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York Welcomes Royalty This Year

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A historic event will be taking place in York later this year. On Thursday, 5th April, 2012, the Queen will be paying a special Royal visit to the city to celebrate Maundy Thursday. York Minster will play host to the traditional Royal Maundy ceremony, when the Queen will distribute Maundy money to pensioners from across […]

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From the Medieval to the Modern – a Guide to the Best of York

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Situated amidst some of Britain’s wildest and most scenic countryside at the point where the River Ouse meets the River Fosse, the city of York gathers together medieval, Roman and Viking history, English tradition and a thoroughly modern city vibrancy to produce a destination that is simultaneously fascinating, entertaining and educational.

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