Destination guide

The historical city of Yorkshire awaits you

Come and experience Yorkshire and its history, museums and monuments. This welcoming and romantic city is well known for its shopping, bars and restaurants. Yorkshire Air Museum, York Castle Museum and Jorvik Viking Centre are a few of the top cultural sights. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Sightseeing in and around Yorkshire

Are you searching for things to do while you're in town? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that Yorkshire has to offer. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • York Dungeon (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Townclose Hills Nature Reserve (19.7 mi / 31.7 km)
  • Turkish Baths and Health Spa (21.9 mi / 35.2 km)
  • York Maze (0.5 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Fulford Golf Club (1.8 mi / 3 km)
  • Heworth Golf Club (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Yorkshire

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Yorkshire. These are some of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Townclose Hills Nature Reserve (19.7 mi / 31.7 km)
  • Hull Road Park (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Rowntree Park (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Dean's Park (3 mi / 4.9 km)
  • York Museum Gardens (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Goddards Garden (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Yorkshire

Fly into Leeds (LBA-Leeds Bradford), the closest airport, located 27 mi (43.4 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Doncaster (DSA-Robin Hood), which is 31.9 mi (51.4 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, York Station, York Poppleton Station and Ulleskelf Station are the main stations that serve the city.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Yorkshire?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 7,213 holiday rentals around Yorkshire. From 4,730 cottages to 81 barn homes, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Yorkshire is on Stayz.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Yorkshire?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Yorkshire. From Stayz travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Whitby: 1,903 holiday rentals
  • York: 763 holiday rentals
  • Manchester: 649 holiday rentals
  • Craven District: 1,287 holiday rentals
  • Skipton: 1,043 holiday rentals

Stayz offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Yorkshire! Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Yorkshire?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Yorkshire with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a perfect city break:

  • Whitby: 1,903 holiday homes
  • York: 763 holiday homes
  • Manchester: 649 holiday homes
  • Skipton: 1,043 holiday homes
  • Knutsford: 314 holiday homes

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Yorkshire?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of holiday homes near to airports. Airports with a large selection of rentals in Yorkshire are:

  • Manchester Airport (MAN): 829 holiday houses
  • Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA): 894 holiday houses
  • Durham Tees Valley Airport (MME): 670 holiday houses

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Yorkshire?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places to visit in Yorkshire. From Stayz travellers, the more popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • York (QQY-York Train Station): 958 holiday rentals
  • Contact: 766 holiday rentals
  • Peak District National Park Authority: 1,507 holiday rentals
  • Shibden Hall: 842 holiday rentals
  • Manchester Central (GMEX): 732 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Yorkshire listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday homes.

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