The historic walled city of York can be found in North Yorkshire at the convergence of the Rivers Foss and Ouse. The population of York is just over 137,500 but the the City of York authority takes the population to around 185,000.
York was one of the 2 capitals of Britain during Roman times and for a period of 2 years under emperor Septimus Severus was the place from which the whole Roman Empire was ruled.
Under the Angles York was named Eoferwic and was designated the capital of Northumbria and later under Viking rule was renamed Jorvic from 866 onwards. Only in the year 1000 did the city finally settle on the name York.
Today York is a major tourist destination with a wealth of attractions to satisfy even the most travel weary visitor. Amongst the city's architectural delights lies York Minster, one of Northern Europe's largest Gothic cathedrals, surrounded by the magnificent medieval walls. Booking into one of our specially selected York holiday cottages offers you the perfect base from which to make the most of this magnificent city.
With stunning city centre locations through to properties in the more tranquil outskirts and finally to those in the most picturesque countryside in England, we have cottages to suit everyone.
Each cottage benefits from its individuality, whether your ideal getaway is in a historic property overflowing with character features and charm, or a more modern building with state of the art amenities. Regardless of the age of the cottage, each is fitted with first class appliances and conveniences, ensuring your stay is brimming with home from home comforts.
Our range of York holiday cottages include those with one or two rooms perfect for couples and single guests alike, up to those with three or more bedrooms which perfectly suit one or more families. For those wishing to bring pets on holiday a large secure garden may be required, and again, our cottages effortlessly cater for every preference.