Like parks? Get away to quaint Ampleforth!

Check out popular sights like Yorkshire Moors as you discover the local area in Ampleforth.

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Small Town, Shopping and Natural Parks

Top hotels in Ampleforth

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
The Cottage
The Cottage
3.5 out of 5
East End Ampleforth, York, England
£291
per night
25 Oct-26 Oct

Situated in a rural location, this cottage is within 1 mi (2 km) of Ampleforth Abbey and Yorkshire Moors. Byland Abbey and Ampleforth College Golf Club are also ...

The Cottage
A Stylish Retreat for Couples, With Pretty Cottage Garden and Stunning Views
A Stylish Retreat for Couples, With Pretty Cottage Garden and Stunning Views
Little Cottage, Main Street, York, ENG

Situated in a rural location, this historic cottage is within 1 mile (2 km) of Ampleforth Abbey and Yorkshire Moors. Byland Abbey and Ampleforth College Golf ...

4.8/5Exceptional! (4 reviews)
Little Cottage-a little gem

"Although a nominally small cottage the owners, Sharon and Colin, have thought very carefully about how best to use the space available to maximise their guests' comfort and convenience. This small cottage has nearly everything you might want for a couple to enjoy the their stay in the cottage and ..."…"

Reviewed on 25 Feb 2019

A Stylish Retreat for Couples, With Pretty Cottage Garden and Stunning Views
The Grand Hotel & Spa
The Grand Hotel & Spa
5 out of 5
Station Rise, York, England
£137
per night
24 Oct-25 Oct

Located in the heart of York, this luxury hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Wheel of York, York Minster, and York National Railway Museum. York Dungeon and ...

4.7/5Exceptional! (2,018 reviews)

"This is a great hotel. Service is first class and friendly. Rooms are lovely. Only negative this time was the noise from the bar opposite until 1am - not the hotel’s fault."…"

Reviewed on 12 Oct 2019

The Grand Hotel & Spa

Popular things to do in Ampleforth

York Minster
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York Minster

4.5/5(616 reviews)

The city’s emblem is known for its superb stained-glass windows, underground treasure chambers and tall tower with spectacular views.

Shambles
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Shambles

4.5/5(735 reviews)

This picturesque cobblestone street has a fascinating medieval history and crooked buildings that appear to almost fall into one another.

Jorvik Viking Centre
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Jorvik Viking Centre

4.5/5(253 reviews)

Imagine yourself as a Viking in this museum that allows you to dig up Norse artifacts and witness reenactments, while you learn about York’s Scandinavian settlers.

York Castle Museum
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York Castle Museum

4.5/5(232 reviews)

Go on a journey through history, from the Jacobean era to the Swinging Sixties, in this museum located in the former prison of an 11th-century castle.

York Dungeon
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York Dungeon

4.5/5(85 reviews)

Laugh, squirm and recoil at the ghastly torture methods and grisly crimes recreated in this prison-like museum where you can immerse yourself in macabre practices and living conditions of the Middle Ages.

Clifford's Tower
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Clifford's Tower

4/5(188 reviews)

See the pretty city of York from above and discover dark secrets at this 13th-century tower on a scenic hilltop.

Top activities in Ampleforth

York Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour
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York Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

£15

Discover the beautiful city of York on a thoroughly enjoyable hop-on hop-off bus tour. With unlimited access to the route for 24 hours, hop on and off as much as you please, exploring this walled city at your own pace.

Haworth and The Yorkshire Dales Day Trip from York
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Haworth and The Yorkshire Dales Day Trip from York

£45

Starting in the morning from York, this guided day trip provides the perfect opportunity to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city to explore Bronte Country and the scenic and picturesque Yorkshire Dales National Park.

Early Evening Cruise on the River Ouse
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Early Evening Cruise on the River Ouse

£11

See what a sunset over York looks like from the waters of the River Ouse on this scenic sightseeing cruise through the heart of the venerable city. Your voyage features a great look at the sights as you enjoy the calm setting and a fresh perspective on the historic landmarks along the waterfront.

Yorkshire Dales Day Trip from York
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Yorkshire Dales Day Trip from York

£45

Get to know the landscape and townships of the Yorkshire Dales on this full-day tour to the splendid sights amid the English countryside. From historic castles and picture-perfect scenery to one of the country's most venerable shops, this day trip shows you the enduring charm of the region.

York Pass - Save money on attraction tickets
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York Pass - Save money on attraction tickets

£45

York Pass is the Official Sightseeing card for York and beyond ..Save Money on attraction tickets Available as a 1 day York city pass and 2, 3, and 6 days York & beyond explorer pass – York Pass includes a free pocket guidebook, 24 hour city sightseeing bus ticket, pasta or pizza meal at ASK Italian restaurant (T&Cs apply), and extra value discount offers.

Bridlington Birds of Prey and Animal Park
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Bridlington Birds of Prey and Animal Park

£6

Visit: Bridlington Animal Park, Carnaby Covert Lane Carnaby, Bridlington YO15 3QF England At Bridlington Birds of Prey & Animal Park you will find our animals spread across 21 acres of natural habitat.