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York Travel Guide

The quaint historical city of York is one of the most charming in the whole United Kingdom. Visitors to the city almost feel transported back in time, since York has preserved its historic traditions and architecture very well.

Things to Do in York

Don't miss a visit to the York Minster -- one of the most beautiful and largest Cathedrals in England. York is considered to be one of the most haunted places in England and those interested in the macabre will enjoy a tour of York dungeons. Additionally, make sure to take a walk through the Shambles -- an intricate labyrinth of narrow alleyways filled with shops and restaurants.

Best Places to Stay in York

Staying in downtown York, near the Shambles and the Minster places you in the heart of the action.

Best Time to Visit York

Northern England can get very cold. The summer months are the best time to go to enjoy warmer than average temperatures and a lower chance of rain.

Price and Availability Index in York

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The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in York is in August, while the cheapest month is in January. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in York is in the high season in August. York has its low season in January, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.

The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in York tends to be Thursday, while the most expensive day tends to be Friday. Vacation homes in York tend to be busiest on Saturdays, while it tends to be much quieter on Mondays.

The weather in York

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in York. The warmest months in York are June and August, when temperatures reach 81 ˚F. The coolest month is December, when temperatures drop to 23 ˚F. The wettest month in York is August with 5.76 inches of rain, while the driest month is April with 0.66 inches of rain.

Vacation Rentals in York

Choose the perfect accommodation for your trip at AllTheRooms.com. We aggregate Airbnb, Homeaway, priceline and more. We have 3360 vacation rentals, hotels and other accommodation types in York ranging from budget options to luxury places to stay. A trip to York can be affordable - our lowest price accommodation is available at $11.37 per night. A typical accommodation in York costs on average $149 per night.

Those looking to get some work done during their trip to York can pick from 1057 places to stay that provide WiFi. We have 206 accommodations that come with a breakfast included. You can keep up with your workout regime by staying at one of 11 accommodations that provide gym facilities. If you're planning on arriving in York by car, be sure to choose from 940 accommodations that provide parking. We have 6 places to stay that have a pool or jacuzzi.

Those traveling with a dog, cat or some other animal can stay in one of 150 accommodations that are designated as pet-friendly.

AllTheRooms aggregates vacation rentals, hotels and other unique accommodation types from 8 providers in York, including 864 places to stay from Airbnb, 272 accommodations from Homeaway and 9 places to stay from priceline

1704 of our accommodations in York have been reviewed and rated. 65% are rated excellent or good. 1280 accommodations allow instant booking.

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