York Guest House85 Fulford Road, York YO10 4BD Telephone: 01904 624491B&B in York
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About York

Chelmsford Place makes an ideal base from which to explore York's city streets, which are packed with places of interest with local transport being easily available if you have arrived by train/coach.

Best known of all is the world famous York Minster, the largest Gothic Cathedral north of the alps, and one of the finest in Europe.

View the York Pass site for savings on many attractions.

But there's so much more as well, including the city walls, first built in the fourteenth century, for you to walk around.

York Castle Museum, where you can find out how life was lived in York in the bygone years.

There is plenty to interest the whole family at the National Railway Museum, which was recently expanded & is the largest railway museum in the world.

There are also a host of guided walks to show the visitor the hidden corners of the city, including its famous `snickleways` (hidden streets) and many different Ghost Walks are available.

Just a short drive from Chelmsford Place is the championship-standard Fulford Golf Course with the York University and Designer Outlet Centre just a few minutes away as well.

York Race Course is one of the leading tracks in the country, sometimes known as 'The Ascot of the North', and is within easy reach of the Guest House.

Open top double decker buses run regular tours of the city York Bus Tours as do the cruise boats along the river, Yorkboat so it's easy to see all the sites whether or not you arrive by car.

Beyond York itself, there are a host of attractive towns and houses worthy of a visit. Especially well-known is the magnificent Castle Howard, where Brideshead Revisited was filmed.

The North York's Moors Railway (famous for 'Heartbeat') runs original old steam trains operating a regular passenger/dining service from Pickering to Whitby via Goathland.

There's so much to see and do in York and the surrounding area, you'll be spoilt for choice !!

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Video of York in the Summer or a guided tour