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Just two hours from London by train and one hour by car from the Leeds Bradford Airport, The Grand York is located in the middle of York, by the town’s historic wall and only a five minute walk from the delightful maze of medieval streets and boutiques. Nearby are endless options for romantic walks and family-friendly attractions.

All aspects of life in York today is linked to its storied past, revealing it to be a rich city full of life. While in town, guests can enjoy shopping at nearby Coney Street Shopping Center, entertainment such as the week-long Jorvik Viking Festival, or float along the gorgeous River Ouse in a York boat. Tours can be booked to visit the National Railway Museum or The Cathedral and Metropolitical Church of Saint Peter in York, also known as York Minster, for a taste of history.

Nearest Airport

Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA): 31 miles / 49 km, 60 minutes

Hotel Address

Station Rise, York

United Kingdom YO1 6GD

Historic Hotels Worldwide Recommended Points of Interest

  • Barley Hall

    Barley Hall

    Discover the historic timber frames of this 14th-century house.

  • Beningbrough Hall, Gallery And Gardens

    Beningbrough Hall, Gallery and Gardens

    Explore the history of this stunning Georgian mansion.

  • Clifford's Tower, York

    Clifford's Tower, York

    Discover this iconic 13th-century castle keep.

  • Henry VII Experience At Micklegate Bar

    Henry VII Experience at Micklegate Bar

    Explore a surviving portion of York's medieval defenses.

  • JORVIK Viking Centre

    JORVIK Viking Centre

    Experience the Norse heritage of York at the JORVIK Viking Centre.

  • Merchant Adventurers' Hall

    Merchant Adventurers' Hall

    Experience the commercial heritage of this 13th-century building.

  • Museum Gardens

    Museum Gardens

    Discover the Roman ruins that reside within this beautiful 19th-century park.

  • National Railway Museum York

    National Railway Museum York

    Explore historic vehicles at the National Railway Museum York.

  • Rowntree Park

    Rowntree Park

    Explore the inherent beauty of Rowntree Park.

  • The Red Tower

    The Red Tower

    Explore a surviving portion of one of York's medieval fortifications.

  • Treasurer's House, York

    Treasurer's House, York

    Discover furniture, textiles, and art from the 17th and 18th centuries.

  • York Art Gallery

    York Art Gallery

    Discover a fascinating collection of art from the 14th to the 19th centuries at the York Art Gallery.

  • York Castle Museum

    York Castle Museum

    Experience York's medieval past at the York Castle Museum.

  • York Mansion House

    York Mansion House

    Experience the historic 18th-century home of York's Lord Mayor.

  • York Minster

    York Minster

    Experience the gorgeous Gothic architecture of York's most celebrated local landmark.

  • York Shambles

    York Shambles

    Discover the historic timber-framed buildings of the York Shambles.

  • York Theatre Royal

    York Theatre Royal

    Attend a thrilling theatrical performance at the historic York Theatre Royal.

  • York's Chocolate Story

    York's Chocolate Story

    Explore the history of the local chocolate history at York's Chocolate Story.

  • Yorkshire Air Museum & Allied Air Forces Memorial

    Yorkshire Air Museum & Allied Air Forces Memorial

    Explore vintage military aircraft at this remarkable open-air museum.