Rough Guide Staycations York

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Inspirational and informative pocket guide, shining a spotlight on the best of holidaying at home in the UK through clearly laid-out walking and driving itineraries.

Explore the best of York with this unique Rough Guide Staycation to York, packed full of insider information and stunning images. From making sure you don’t miss out on must-see attractions like the Minster, the city walls and All Saints Church, to discovering hidden gems, including a spot of afternoon tea at Bettys, learning all things Vikings at the Jorvik Viking Centre and taking in the pretty views at the top of Clifford's Tower, the easy-to-follow, ready-made walking and driving routes will save you time, help you plan, and enhance your staycation in York. This guide book has been fully updated post-COVID-19 and comes with a free Ebook.

The Rough Guide Staycations to York covers: the heart of York, shopping streets, markets and museums, an aerial view of York's railway history, steam trains and dinosaurs, narrow streets and hidden treasures, from riches to rags, excursion to Yorkshire's Coast, excursion around Harrogate, excursion to James Herriot Country, excursion to Castle Howard.

Inside this travel guide you will find:


Provides practical information for every kind of trip to York, from discovering local history in Minster Library to getting out in nature in North York Moors National Park and finding family-friendly activities in Harrogate.


Features over 11 detailed easy to follow walking tour itineraries, including Narrow Streets and Hidden Treasures, From Riches to Rags.


Carefully curated list of York's unmissable sights and unique attractions for those who want to make the most of their stay.


Uncover plenty of options, whatever the weather throws at you like learning all about Viking life at the Jorvik Viking Centre.


Tips on how to beat the crowds, save time and money and find best local spots for walking, cycling and golf.

Find a curated list of where to stay and what to do, from active pursuits to themed trips.


Learn more about York's rich history with fascinating cultural insights throughout.


From transport to hours of operation, we've got you covered whatever you choose to see and do around York including getting there, getting around by public transport, accommodation, detailed food and drink highlights, and sports and activities in the region.


Practical full-colour maps, with clearly numbered sights relating to major points of interest in the main text. Find your way around The Minster, Knaresborough and many more locations in York without needing to go online.


Free eBook download with every purchase of a printed book to access all content from your phone or tablet for on-the-road exploration.

Book Details

ISBN: 9781839057595
Series: Rough Guides Staycations
Publication Date: 2/1/2022
Pages: 128
Dimensions: 117 x 194mm


This title is a part of Rough Guides Staycations

Pocket-sized, practical travel guides to popular UK destinations for staycationers seeking local highlights, history, activities and practical tips, plus helpful listings and area-by-area mapping. Easy-to-follow, ready-made walking and driving routes will save you time, help you plan, and enhance your staycation.

  • Practical travel information including getting there, getting around by public transport, accommodation, detailed food and drink highlights, and sports and activities in the region

  • Destination highlights not to miss at the beginning of each guide

  • Colour-coded chapters focus on walking and driving routes in a highly-readable descriptive style, featuring historical information and tips on what to look out for

  • Recommendations for accommodation, restaurants and leisure activities for all budgets

  • Colour-coded detailed maps with key sights marked up by number

  • Insights on history, culture and green activities throughout

  • Beautiful, inspirational full-colour photography throughout brings the destination to life

  • Printed on paper from responsible sources verified to meet FSC’s strict environmental and social standards

  • Free eBook with each purchased printed guide

Format: 102 x 190mm

Price: £8.99 | $13.99 

Extent: 128 pages


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