Destination guide

The historical city of Yorkshire awaits you

Come and experience Yorkshire and its history, museums and monuments. This welcoming and romantic city is well known for its shopping, bars and restaurants. Yorkshire Air Museum, York Castle Museum and Jorvik Viking Centre are a few of the top cultural sights. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Sightseeing in and around Yorkshire

Are you searching for things to do while you're in town? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that Yorkshire has to offer. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • York Dungeon (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Townclose Hills Nature Reserve (19.7 mi / 31.7 km)
  • Turkish Baths and Health Spa (21.9 mi / 35.2 km)
  • York Maze (0.5 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Fulford Golf Club (1.8 mi / 3 km)
  • Heworth Golf Club (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Yorkshire

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Yorkshire. These are some of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Townclose Hills Nature Reserve (19.7 mi / 31.7 km)
  • Hull Road Park (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Rowntree Park (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Dean's Park (3 mi / 4.9 km)
  • York Museum Gardens (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Goddards Garden (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Yorkshire

Fly into Leeds (LBA-Leeds Bradford), the closest airport, located 27 mi (43.4 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Doncaster (DSA-Robin Hood), which is 31.9 mi (51.4 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, York Station, York Poppleton Station and Ulleskelf Station are the main stations that serve the city.

Where to stay near Yorkshire?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 7,871 holiday rentals near Yorkshire. From 3,486 Cottages to 3,486 Cabins, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Yorkshire for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Yorkshire?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Yorkshire. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • York: 818 holiday rentals
  • Manchester: 674 holiday rentals
  • Liverpool: 537 holiday rentals
  • Craven District: 1,396 holiday rentals
  • Derbyshire: 2,342 holiday rentals

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Yorkshire! Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Yorkshire?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Yorkshire with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a perfect city break:

  • York: 818 holiday homes
  • Manchester: 674 holiday homes
  • Liverpool: 537 holiday homes
  • Whitby: 1,980 holiday homes
  • Kendal: 2,292 holiday homes

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Yorkshire?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of holiday homes near to airports. Airports with a large selection of rentals in Yorkshire are:

  • Manchester Airport (MAN): 755 holiday houses
  • Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA): 954 holiday houses
  • Durham Tees Valley Airport (MME): 720 holiday houses

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Yorkshire?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places to visit in Yorkshire. From HomeAway travellers, the more popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Peak District National Park: 2,200 holiday rentals
  • York (QQY-York Train Station): 1,031 holiday rentals
  • Yorkshire Dales National Park: 2,163 holiday rentals
  • Manchester Central (GMEX): 770 holiday rentals
  • Robin Hood's Bay Beach: 2,050 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Yorkshire listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday homes.

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