Our three luxury two-bedroom holiday apartments in this wonderful Grade 2 listed Ogleforth Brewery conversion, are situated in the very heart of historic York. Rated 5 Star Gold by Visit England and 2019 Winners of Self-Catering Visit York, they offer views of nearby York Minster, with only the shortest of strolls to this gothic masterpiece and its lovely precinct. You couldn’t wish for a finer location for a York city-centre short break.
Step outside and you are instantly surrounded by heritage, culture and entertainment, including York Minster, the city walls, restaurants, museums, wonderful shopping, theatres and the historic buildings that are all part of this fascinating city.
Walk around York's medieval city walls, experience the Jorvik Centre, soak up the tranquillity of York Minster, take afternoon tea at Betty’s famous tea-rooms, enjoy an afternoon in delightful pedestrian shopping streets, or visit one of York’s fascinating museums or art galleries ... whichever you choose, there's no denying York makes a great city break. Further afield, you’ll discover magnificent Castle Howard, the North Yorkshire Moors and the spectacular Yorkshire coast.
York and its surroundings offer so much to see and do, you are likely to find a short break is never long enough!
Planning Your Visit
York is a city where festivals and events occur throughout the year, so whenever you choose to visit, you’ll find plenty to entertain you. The city is very accessible by both rail and road.
Our apartments are a short taxi ride from the station, or a pleasant 20 minute walk. For drivers, each apartment has one dedicated car-parking space within the gated courtyard. Having arrived, being such a compact and pedestrian friendly city, many only use their car again at the end of their stay.
York is brimming with museums, medieval churches, historic buildings, theatres, art galleries, parks and visitor attractions to suit all ages and interests.
For more information see Visit York
Top 5 York Attractions
York Minster is the largest medieval cathedral in Europe and contains priceless church treasures and some of the most beautiful stained-glass windows in the world.
Clifford’s Tower is a fine example of Norman architecture. It remains a testament to the massacre of the Jewish population in the city in 1190. Visit also York Castle Museum nearby.
The Shambles is a perfectly preserved medieval street, which was named after the butchers who traded there in the Middle Ages. Now a popular spot Harry Potter fans, it’s thought to be the inspiration for Diagon Alley.
York Railway Museum
The York National Railway Museum houses The Mallard on permanent display. The engine house exhibits are awe-inspiring, with plenty to interest both young and old.
The Yorvik Viking Centre is situated on the original site of the Viking settlement in the city. The Yorvik experience brings the sights and smells of their town back to life. Be transported in time with an exciting ride back into history.