Cottages to rent for self-catering breaks in York, Yorkshire, England
York is reputed to be one of England’s best cities to visit. With fascinating historical architecture, fine buildings and attractions galore, it’s easy to see what makes York a great destination for a self-catering break.
About Cottage Breaks in York
Top attractions in York include the York Theatre Royal, the Roman Bath Public House, Mansion House, York Art Gallery, Micklegate Barn Museum and the JORVIK Viking Centre. For more information and inspiration click to learn more about York's visitor attractions. We recommend that you visit York’s Tourist Information Centre on arrival in this fine city for plenty of free advice and free resources such as leaflets to help guide you on York’s best attractions.
On arrival, most tourists head for the old walled part of the city with the Shambles - a maze of narrow streets lined with independent and unusual shops that make shopping for souvenirs a pleasure. The buildings hark back to ancient times with half-timbered and overhanging upper floors. There are always street entertainers and a bustling market. York is a great destination for a day out or longer stay.
A river with boat trips runs through York. There are also riverside walks. For really serious walking, the Yorkshire Dales and Moors are easily accessible - within a short drive you could be out in the Dales or Moors and experience solitude under acres of sky.
York has some excellent visitor attractions including theatres, pubs, clubs, restaurants, museums, galleries and cinemas. You can also enjoy days out to the countryside for an overall great Yorkshire experience. Self-catering accommodation in York tends to be in apartments or townhouses.
Book a York cottage and look forward to discovering some of the best of Yorkshire on holiday.