Situated within easy reach of York via train, bus and park and ride, we are ideally situated for visiting the beautiful city of York located just three miles away. Below are some of our suggestions for things to do and you can also find more at VisitYork.org. Jorvic Viking Centre Explore the history of the city with a trip to the Viking Centre. Based by the Grand Opera House in the city centre, Jorvic offers a brilliant day out for families and couples. Get dressed up and experience life as a Viking, learning about how they influenced our language and names, and the impact they had on the city of York. The Shambles One of the most famous streets in England, the shambles is a quirky shopping street with an array of unique shops and an even more unique ‘leaning’ appearance. York Minster Incredibly impressive, York Minster is over 800 years old and attracts thousands of visitors every year. Equally stunning during the day or night, it’s certainly not something to miss- just don’t forget to bring a camera. York Dungeon If you’d like to find out about the more gruesome history of York, a trip to the dungeons is a must. Here, you’ll be guided below ground, exploring how people in the past were sentenced and punished as part of the old justice system.