Dreamstime M 26171233 A View Of York From York Minster

Old World cobbled streets, top-class museums, an iconic Cathedral and a history spanning hundreds of years; York is perfect for a bit of culture as well as a great getaway!

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Why go?

  • A welcome end of week break
  • History, culture & scenery in a nutshell
  • Based in the heart of York
  • World class museums & wonderful art galleries
  • Have a go with the quiz
  • Meet a Viking if you dare!
  • View one of the world's most iconic Cathedrals

Beautiful York

Come and join us for a change of scenery and a chance to get away to beautiful York for the weekend. Perhaps take tea in the late afternoon at the hotel before meeting your host and fellow guests on Thursday evening for a welcome drink followed by dinner and a fun quiz.

Soak up the history

After breakfast, it’s time to head into the city for our morning guided walking tour. Discover the turbulent and fascinating history of York through the sights and tales told. View the City Walls, the famous Shambles and the imposing Clifford’s Tower. Originally built by William the Conqueror, it is all that remains of York Castle today, having once served as a prison and royal mint. A visit wouldn’t be complete without seeing the stunning York Minster Cathedral; it’s the largest Gothic cathedral in Northern Europe and can be dated back to the 4th century.

Time to explore

The rest of the day is yours to explore. Have lunch in one of the many cafés or a drink by the river before perhaps heading to The National Railway Museum? For something a little different, try the famous Jorvik Viking Centre. It’s a re-creation of the life led by the Viking invaders in York in AD867, complete with sounds and smells of the market and houses. Back at the hotel in the evening, meet up for pre-dinner drinks before heading out for dinner. Saturday morning is free to head back into York for some final sightseeing and shopping.

MIDDLETONS HOTEL is now officially a 4*!

Middletons Hotel★★★★

Our new hotel is a collection of six historical, Grade II listed buildings in the centre of York City nestling in secluded courtyard gardens. Just a short stroll from the main attractions including the Minster, Jorvik Viking Centre, The Shambles and a host of shops and restaurants.

Facilities include

Facilities here include a bar with comfy sofas, restaurant, 2 sun terraces and a gym. Please note there is no lift to the 1st floor bedrooms. On site car parking available at £5 per car, per night.

Rooms include

All rooms are individually decorated and feature a TV, hairdryer, ironing facilities, tea/coffee making facilities with fresh milk, hairdryer and free Wi-Fi.

What's included?

  • Twin/double room for single use with private facilities
  • Welcome drink & information meeting
  • Guided walking tour of York
  • Fun quiz
  • Accompanying Solos Tour Leader
  • Breakfast daily & 1 dinner

What’s extra:

  • Insurance, see here.

Useful Information

Location & Transport

From the M1 take the A19 exit towards York, at the roundabout, take the 1st exit onto A19. Continue straight onto A1036, Turn left onto Skeldergate then left onto Cromwell Rd. York station is less than a mile away.

Included Programme

A morning guided walking tour is included of this beautiful city.


There is often confusion on the question of gratuities, since it frequently depends on the type of holiday, location and, of course, your attitude towards tipping, as to what is normally expected. In order to give you a rough idea, we have given appropriate guidance below. The Tour Leader will be on hand to offer advice or suggestions if required but gratuities are offered entirely at the sole discretion of the individual.We suggest a group collection at the beginning of your holiday to cover drivers, guides and hotel staff (including restaurant, kitchen and reception staff) of approximately £5. Your Tour Leader will collect this on your behalf and distribute it accordingly, thus relieving you of the burden of who, when and how much to tip. The tipping of bar staff and housekeeping will be left to your individual discretion (the rounding up of the drinks bill and a small amount left in your room on departure should cover this and would be much appreciated). As is customary, ‘the hat’ will be passed around for the driver and guide on all optional excursions. For any meals that are not included in your itinerary, restaurants expect a 10% gratuity (do check that service has not already been added to your bill). For taxis 10% of the metered fare.

Dress Code

The dress code for during the day is casual. In the evenings the dress code is smart with gentlemen requested to wear a shirt and tie. Comfortable shoes for walking and sightseeing are recommended.

Please note

On site car parking available at £5 per car, per night. Hotel can’t guarantee parking for any guests unless they are blue badge holders. On the rare occasion that hotel parking do become full, they do have tickets to local car parks for the same price available from reception. You will pay the hotel  for the parking directly on check out.

Choose a UK holiday with confidence; enjoy the best of British.

Depart Return Nights Age Group Price From regional flights available COMMENTS  
25 Mar 2021 27 Mar 2021 2 All Ages £279 BOOK

What's included?

  • Twin/double room for single use with private facilities
  • Welcome drink & information meeting
  • Guided walking tour of York
  • Fun quiz
  • Accompanying Solos Tour Leader
  • Breakfast daily & 1 dinner

What’s extra:

  • Insurance, see here.

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