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Reviewed on 22 Jul 2019
The historic destination of York is a good choice if you've been thinking about a trip with your children. The museums, sightseeing tours and festivals are just some of the things that make this a good destination for family holidays. Fly into Leeds (LBA-Leeds Bradford), which is located 24.3 mi (39.2 km) from the city centre. When you're thinking about where you should stay in York, you might want to consider one of the 141 child-friendly hotels and other types of accommodation here.
Families on holiday have good things to say about these types of accommodation:
Staycity Aparthotels Paragon Street – Offers laundry facilities, free WiFi and free cots. Guests like the central location and helpful staff at this 4-star apartment.
Novotel York Centre – Features a restaurant, laundry facilities and free WiFi. This 4-star hotel is popular with guests for its central location.
Holiday Inn York City Centre – Offers free WiFi and free cots. Guests like the overall comfort and central location at this 3.5-star hotel.
Hampton by Hilton York – Features a restaurant, free WiFi and in-room DVD players. The clean rooms and central location make this 4-star hotel popular with guests.
You're likely hoping for good weather for your family holiday. You can use this information to plan when to grab the children and head to York.
While you and your family are holidaying in York, you may want to visit some family-friendly attractions such as Shambles and York Dungeon. Make sure that you have plenty of time to take in the area's activities such as York Minster, Jorvik Viking Centre and Merchant Adventurers' Hall.York is also well-known for its:
If you'd like to explore more of the area, hop aboard a train from York Station, York Poppleton Station or Hammerton Station. York might not have as many public transport options to choose from so consider renting a car to explore the city.