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Inside Background
(Click on words in bold blue for links to websites)   Tourists need not feel...
Last edited: 27 December 2013
  The first people to name the ground on which York now stands were the local...
Last edited: 18 June 2013
Visit York's tourist information website can be found at http://www.visity...
Last edited: 09 August 2014
Weather York's weather is much the same as the rest of the UK - changeable. It...
Last edited: 13 May 2012
The main architectural attraction in York is York Minster, a mammoth medieval...
Last edited: 06 June 2007
York is a beautiful old city, situated at the confluence of the Rivers Ouse and...
Last edited: 07 June 2013
(Click on words in bold blue for links to websites) Central York is almost...
Last edited: 14 May 2014
Guidebooks James Herriot's Yorkshire Revisited, 1999 Insight Compact Guide...
Last edited: 11 March 2014
Below is a selection of websites useful for planning a trip to York General...
Last edited: 26 August 2014
Inside Transportation
(Click on words in bold blue for links to websites)  Arriving by Air The...
Last edited: 14 May 2014
(Click on words in bold blue for links to websites)    DO NOT DRIVE OVER LENDAL...
Last edited: 30 October 2013
(Click on words in bold blue for links to websites)   There are various public...
Last edited: 18 June 2013
(Click on words in bold blue for links to websites)  Handy websites for travel...
Last edited: 18 June 2013
Taxis You can choose either Private Hire vehicles which must be booked in...
Last edited: 30 October 2013
Inside Things to Do
(Click on words in bold blue for links to websites)   Annual Festivals   York...
Last edited: 14 May 2014
The history books and guide books will tell you that the Romans formed the city...
Last edited: 27 February 2010
(Click on words in bold blue for links to websites.)    The stores in York...
Last edited: 22 June 2013
York is a city famous for its horse racing. Every year in August, the York...
Last edited: 30 April 2013
Small but very chic department store.  Ideal for gifts.
Last edited: 26 August 2011
The famous highwayman, D ick Turpin is supposedly buried in the graveyard of St...
Last edited: 24 February 2009
York is well known as the most haunted of the haunted cities in the whole of...
Last edited: 07 November 2013
(Click on words in bold blue for links to websites) York is noted for it's...
Last edited: 16 March 2015
(Click on words in bold blue for links to websites) Since the time of the...
Last edited: 22 June 2013
York is supposedly the most haunted city in Europe, so there are many...
Last edited: 17 June 2013
(Click on words in bold blue for links to websites) York is a destination city...
Last edited: 14 May 2014
The best way to see around York city is by taking the bus tour. The buses run...
Last edited: 20 September 2013
Housed in an original Prisoner of War Camp, a visit to the unique...
Last edited: 03 March 2013
The Association of Voluntary guides offer free walking tours of York lasting...
Last edited: 26 January 2014
Wonderful shop that has one of the best collections of contemporary stuff in...
Last edited: 27 August 2008
York's  Quilting Museum and Gallery at Peaseholme Green has been open since...
Last edited: 23 October 2012
Rowntree Park has a really good skate park inside built for beginners and...
Last edited: 28 October 2006
The Ghost Trail is a multi award winning family ghost walk which leaves every...
Last edited: 26 May 2009
Inside Dining Scene
(Words in bold blue have links to websites)    York has come on in leaps and...
Last edited: 02 July 2013
Click on words in bold blue for links to websites   York has lots of cafes and...
Last edited: 23 June 2013
When you're travelling with children there's nothing worse than having a snooty...
Last edited: 25 June 2013
(Click on the name of the restaurant for a link to their website)   York is the...
Last edited: 15 July 2013
The Old Siam is a small, busy Thai restaurant located within the walls of the...
Last edited: 09 April 2009
Ye Old Sun Inn is set in the idyllic village of Colton, just off the beaten...
Last edited: 13 May 2012
Inside United Kingdom: For Foreign Visitors
Currency The currency of the United Kingdom is the Pound Sterling (£).  In...
Last edited: 04 September 2014
The United Kingdom is not part of the Schengen passport-free travel area which...
Last edited: 12 April 2015
The Emergency Numbers in the UK are 999 or 112. The operator will ask which...
Last edited: 14 April 2013
The first thing that visitors from outside the United Kingdom...
Last edited: 26 April 2015
FIRE, POLICE, AMBULANCE, COASTGUARD, MOUNTAIN RESCUE (emergency only):  dial...
Last edited: 24 June 2015
Tipping Context  Tipping is not always expected in the UK in the way it is in...
Last edited: 12 August 2015
From 6th November 2006 until further notice, strict rules regarding liquids...
Last edited: 24 May 2015
Car Hire Problems at Heathrow We hired a car from 'Green Motion' at Heathrow...
Last edited: 23 August 2015
UK Car Hire  In all cases, for hiring a car you will need a valid credit card...
Last edited: 03 July 2015
 The most famous aspect of driving in the United Kingdom, for most foreign...
Last edited: 23 June 2015
If you Google for "eating out in Britain" you will find lots of tourism...
Last edited: 16 July 2012
Christmas is just 5 weeks away and it is the best time to travel amazing...
Last edited: 22 November 2013
Before you learn to drive or ride a new vehicle make sure you know about the...
Last edited: 21 November 2007
Motorway Service Areas are leased out to various operators, mostly companies...
Last edited: 06 October 2010
The UK postal service is known as Royal Mail. Royal Mail Group Ltd is the...
Last edited: 24 May 2015
Sleeper Trains link London with various Scottish cities and the South-West...
Last edited: 03 June 2015
So, you've planned to visit the UK, do a bit of driving while you're here and...
Last edited: 24 May 2015
For the Dutch: Tapping the side of the forehead in the UK means you are stupid...
Last edited: 24 May 2015
The United Kingdom's railway network is the oldest in the world, having existed...
Last edited: 11 June 2015
Great Britain invented the train with the first passenger service opening...
Last edited: 25 April 2015
Here are a few Apps for use with various SmartPhone and Tablet devices around...
Last edited: 26 August 2015
Winnie the Pooh, Alice in Wonderland, Thomas the Tank Engine, The Hobbit...
Last edited: 11 May 2014
Some people find that travelling without a car in the UK is simple.  All you...
Last edited: 24 May 2015
With nearly 200,000km of well-maintained footpaths, one of the best ways to see...
Last edited: 24 July 2012