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Exploring York - Haxby

Haxby offers a wide range of housing options to suit different preferences and needs. From quaint cottages to modern family homes, there is something for everyone. Many properties in Haxby come with generous gardens, providing residents with ample outdoor space to enjoy and relax. The village has a mix of architectural styles, creating a unique and charming streetscape.

Exploring York – 5 Places To Visit Beyond York

There are plenty of beautiful villages and countryside around York to explore, whether you're interested in history, and culture, or just enjoying the great outdoors, why not take a break from the city and discover some of the gems of the surrounding area?

Exploring York - Copmanthorpe

Copmanthorpe benefits from excellent transport links, ensuring residents can easily navigate both within the village and beyond. Regular bus services connect Copmanthorpe to York city centre, making commuting and exploring the larger area convenient. The nearby A64 provides quick access to major routes, connecting Copmanthorpe to neighbouring towns and cities, such as Leeds.

5 Tips of How to Make the Most of Living in York

York is a city with a rich history, and there are many historic sites and attractions to explore. Visit the York Minster, walk along the city walls, and visit the Jorvik Viking Centre to learn more about the city's past. Even though these attractions are very public, a key way of falling back in love with your location is treating it as if you are a tourist. Why not begin re-jogging your memory of York’s beauty by harnessing a love for the basics?

Exploring York - Bishopthorpe

Bishopthorpe boasts a range of charming properties that perfectly blend history and modern living. From quaint cottages to spacious family homes, there is something to cater to every taste and lifestyle.

Exploring York – Tang Hall

Tang Hall is situated on the east side of York, bordered by Hull Road to the north, Fifth Avenue to the east, and Tang Hall Lane to the south. It offers a mix of residential properties ranging from purpose-built apartments to larger family homes, mostly semi-detached and terraced properties with ample rear gardens.

Exploring York - Woodthorpe

Woodthorpe is a fantastic family-friendly suburb located in the south of York. It is a popular residential area, known for its variety of properties and peaceful surroundings. If you are looking for a place to call home in York, Woodthorpe is definitely well worth considering. Many of the properties in Woodthorpe have better sized gardens, making it a great place for families or those who are green fingered.

Exploring York - Heworth

Heworth is a fantastic place to live in york! There are so many reasons why this neighbourhood is an excellent choice for residents. The location is unbeatable, being within walking distance of the city centre and easy access to all it offers.

Exploring York - Clifton

Situated just north of York city centre, Clifton enjoys the best of both worlds – a practical residential neighbourhood and easy access to the amenities of York city centre. The area boasts lovely parks and green areas, ideal for leisurely strolls or picnics.

York Minster

Exploring York – Shop Until You Drop!

York is a shopper's paradise, with a wide range of independent boutiques, high street stores, and markets to choose from. In a recent survey we conducted on our social media channels 47% of shoppers said the best place to shop was Monks Cross and Vangarde, however this was closely followed by 33% of shoppers stating that city centre shopping on Fossgate and Stonegate was their number one location

Yummy York: Some of our nicest eateries!

York is a foodie's paradise, with a wide range of restaurants, cafes, and eateries to choose from. So whether you’re visiting from elsewhere, or you’re a resident who’s stuck in your ways, here’s our list of favourite places!

Holgate Windmill

Exploring York - Holgate

Holgate is a charming suburb located to the west of York city centre. It is a popular residential area for families and professionals alike, known for its convenient location to York Railway Station and York City Centre. If you are looking for a place to call home in York, Holgate is definitely worth considering.

Exploring York – Foxwood

One of the best things about Foxwood is its convenient location. Situated just a few miles away from York city centre, this inviting neighbourhood provides easy access to all the major attractions that York has to offer.

Exploring York - Acomb

Exploring York - Acomb

Exploring York – Top Family Friendly Attractions In York

As far as cities go, York and its village-like feel is one of the most family friendly of them all. If you’re hoping to explore this further, then here’s some attractions and activities to choose from: ?

Exploring York – What to do in York

Welcome to the charming city of York, where history and culture come alive! Situated in the northern region of England, York is a city steeped in rich heritage spanning over two millennia. From Roman times to Viking invasions and mediaeval marvels to present-day hustle, there's so much to discover here. You'll be wowed by famous landmarks like York Minster, City Walls and Shambles; relish the vibrant cultural scene and explore its thriving shopping centres. And let's not forget about the finger-licking-good local cuisine! Whether you're a history buff or a foodie, or just looking for peaceful escapism amidst picturesque beauty - York has it all.

Exploring York!

Our new blog series aims to uncover the city’s unknown elements, whilst also appreciating its main attractions. York, England is a city steeped in history, culture, and natural beauty, and I'm looking forward to sharing my experiences and insights with you.