York

York Holiday Cottages
City of York, North Yorkshire 

We feature a number of excellent holiday cottages, in and near the city of York.

Photo of York MinsterThe vibrant atmosphere of York is very compelling indeed! You can enjoy the café culture of the city and see an excellent variety of street entertainers. The city centre, with a fantastic choice of designer labels, major UK stores, independent shops and antique shops, will satisfy most shoppers. With an abundance of first class restaurants and bistros, York can offer you a satisfying gastronomic experience. 

York is home to a myriad of excellent visitor attractions including the magnificent gothic cathedral of York Minster, Jorvik Viking Centre, The York Dungeon, Roman Walls, Railway Museum & the medieval shopping streets in the “Shambles”.

Watch out for the many events and festivals held in York. You can enjoy the excitement of York Races or spend an evening at York Theatre Royal?


York City – Self Catering Accommodation

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Belfrey House ( Ref 17827 ) Self catering accommodation in York near MinsterBelfrey House, York City – 17827
Four bedrooms – Sleeps 7-8

Grade II Listed house, built in 1606, in picturesque street near York Minster. Accommodation set over 4 floors. Ground floor has dining room/kitchen. Slightly narrow stairs to first floor which has living room, 1 single bedroom with additional pull-out bed & bathroom. Second floor has 1 double & 1 en-suite double with four-poster bed. Narrow, winding stairs to 1 third floor twin bedroom with beams & sloping ceiling. Toilet. Large enclosed courtyard & furniture. Public car park 800 yards (charges apply). 1 dog welcome. Shops 5 yards, pub 20 yards.
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Blake Mews ( Ref UKC2281 ) Holiday cottage in York - Self catering accommodation sleeps 8Blake Mews, York City – UKC2281
Three bedrooms – Sleeps 8 (4 adults + 4 children)

Family house set in centre of York – ideal base for enjoying shops, restaurants, nightlife & attractions. Property is presented to a high specification. Accommodation is set over 3 floors. Ground floor has 1 bedroom with 2 bunk beds (for children) & shower room. First floor has open plan living space with kitchen area, dining area & living area. 2 second floor bedrooms, both with access to the roof terrace: 1 en-suite king-size & 1 twin (zip & link – can be super king-size). Bathroom. Roof terrace has garden furniture & overlooks York Minster. Parking for 1 car (5 minutes’ walk). Sorry no pets. Shop ¾ mile, pub & restaurant 5 yards. N.B. couples & family bookings only.
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York self catering accommodation - Monkgate Townhouse ( Ref 28656 ) YorkMonkgate Townhouse, York City – 28656
Two bedrooms – Sleeps 4

Three-storey townhouse located close to York Minster – ideal holiday home for exploring York attractions on foot! Ground floor accommodation has a study & sun room. Toilet. First floor has living room/dining room with gas ‘pebble-effect’ fire & kitchen with breakfast area. Open-tread stairs to 2 second floor bedrooms: 1 double & 1 twin. Shower room. Sitting-out area & furniture. Parking for 2 cars. Sorry no pets. Shop 50 yards, pub & restaurant 40 yards.
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Biggan Mews ( Ref E3692 ) Holiday apartment in York - Self catering accommodation Biggan Mews, York City – E3692
One bedroom – Sleeps 2

Smartly furnished mews cottage in heart of York, 100 yards from Monk Gate & medieval streets. Biggan Mews is a superb year round holiday home in a fantastic location. Level walking to York tourist attractions. Ground floor accommodation has shower room with toilet. First floor has living/dining area/kitchen & 1 double bedroom. Cycle store. Cycle hire 50 yards. Free designated off road car parking. Sorry no pets. Close to shopping, pubs, cafes & fine restaurants.
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Photo of The Old Coach House ( Ref CC222110 ) Self catering accommodation in York - Holiday Cottage sleeps 4The Old Coach House, York City – CC222110
Two bedrooms – Sleeps 4

Old Coach House dates back from around 1810. Positioned in heart of city, only 100 yards to Monk Bar & city walls. York Minster 300 yards. Ground floor has dining room/lounge with flagstone floors, wood-burner & French doors to courtyard. Kitchen with tiled floor. Bathroom. 2 first floor bedrooms: 1 king-size & 1 king-size (zip & link – can be twin). Small York stone patio with furniture. Parking for 1 car. Sorry no pets. Shops, pubs & restaurants nearby.
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St Marys ( Ref IZD ) Self catering accommodation in York sleeps 6St Marys, York City – IZD
Three bedrooms – Sleeps 6

Luxurious holiday accommodation located in heart of York. Property renovated to high specification offers beautifully furnished accommodation – ideal for couples & friends! 4 steps to entrance: Open plan living space with wooden floors has kitchen area & living/dining area with electric fire. Lower ground floor has games room, large sauna room, changing room with shower & toilet. First floor has 1 en-suite double bedroom with 5ft bed. Second floor has 2 (5ft) double bedrooms & bathroom. Small courtyard with patio furniture & gas barbecue. Parking for 2 cars. Sorry no pets. Shop, pub & restaurant 300 yards.
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Walker House ( Ref W42806 ) Self catering accommodation in York sleeps 4 peopleWalker House, York City – W42806
Two bedrooms – Sleeps 4

Spacious character holiday cottage situated in the heart of York, only 700 yards from York Minster. Ground floor accommodation has living room, dining room & step down to kitchen. 2 first floor bedrooms: 1 (5ft) double & 1 twin. Bathroom. Enclosed courtyard with sitting-out area & furniture. On road car parking, permit provided. 1 dog welcome. Shop 250 yards, pubs 150 yards. Property is ideal for a year round city holiday!
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The Old Carriage House ( Ref CC224039 ) York holiday cottage sleeps 4The Old Carriage House, York City – CC224039
Two bedrooms – Sleeps 4

Early 19th Century former coach house set in central York location, just 5 minutes’ walk to York Minster. Light & airy self catering accommodation. Ground floor has lounge with oak floor & cosy wood-burner, dining room with wooden floor & French doors leading to courtyard, modern kitchen & wet room. 2 first floor bedrooms: 1 double & 1 en-suite twin. Enclosed small courtyard with sitting-out area. On road parking for 1 car, permit included. Sorry no children under 3 & no pets. Shops & restaurant 500 yards, pub 300 yards.
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Photo of Lowther Retreat ( Ref UK2258 ) York holiday home sleeps 4Lowther Retreat, York City – UK2258
Two bedrooms – Sleeps 4

Comfortable terraced house offers self catering accommodation close to city centre of York – ideal for year round breaks! Short walk to York Minster. Ground floor has living room, dining room, kitchen, sun room & conservatory. Steep stairs to 2 first floor double bedrooms. Shower room. Small enclosed garden. Parking permit for 1 car. 1 pet welcome. Shop 100 yards. Pub & restaurant 150 yards. Supermarket 100 yards.
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Photo of Cliffords View ( Ref IJK ) Self catering accommodation - Holiday home in YorkClifford’s View, York City – IJK
Three bedrooms – Sleeps 6

Three storey town house, overlooks the river, Clifford’s Tower & Castle Museum. Offers very comfortable holiday accommodation close to York city visitor attractions – ideal property for any time of year! Ground floor has dining room & fitted kitchen. Toilet. First floor has large living room with gas fire & French doors to balustrade overlooking river. 3 bedrooms: 1 first floor double. 2 second floor bedrooms: 1 double & 1 twin. Bathroom. Shared paved garden area with furniture overlooking river. Enclosed paved courtyard with furniture. Parking for 1 car & public car park 200 yards. Sorry no pets. Shops 100 yards.
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Photo of \Postern Close ( Ref UK2446 ) Self catering accommodation - Holiday home in YorkPostern Close, York City – UK2446
Three bedrooms – Sleeps 5

Charming three-storey York town house situated on the riverside. Postern Close is just a few minutes’ walk to city centre. Spacious & comfortably furnished accommodation. Ground floor has 1 double bedroom, shower room & utility room. First floor has kitchen & living/dining room with French doors leading to covered balcony with river views. 2 second floor bedrooms: 1 twin & 1 single. Bathroom. Small pretty lawned garden with sitting-out area, furniture & river views. Parking for 1 car, additional garage parking for 1 car. Sorry no pets. Shop & restaurant 200 yards. Pub 250 yards.
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Fossdyke ( Ref UK2386 ) Holiday cottage in York - Self catering accommodation sleeps 5Fossdyke, York City – UKC2281
Two bedrooms – Sleeps 5

Homely end-terrace York holiday property with easy access to city centre & visitor attractions. Ground floor accommodation has well-equipped fitted kitchen with dining area & cosy living room with electric ‘coal-effect’ fire. 2 first floor bedrooms: 1 double & 1 bedroom with bunk bed & single bed. Bathroom. Small enclosed garden with sitting-out area & furniture. Bike store. Parking for 1 car. Sorry no pets. Shop & restaurant 150 yards, pub 200 yards.
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Lendal Tower ( Ref IWN ) Holiday accommodation in York city centreLendal Tower, York City – IWN
Three bedrooms – Sleeps 6

Historical 14th Century Lendal Tower has panoramic views over the city of York & River Ouse. Unique holiday retreat has been carefully renovated to combine the traditional with the contemporary. Ground floor accommodation has living room & dining hall with double doors to garden. 2 steps to kitchen with range. Shower room. Spiral stairs to gallery. 1 double bedroom. Spiral stairs to 1 first floor en-suite double bedroom & spiral stairs to 1 second floor en-suite (5ft) double with four-poster bed. Lawned garden with furniture & roof terrace with sitting-out area. Garage for 2 cars. Sorry no pets. Shop & pub 30 yards.
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The Bishops Court ( Ref 24813 ) Holiday home in York - Self catering accommodationThe Bishop’s Court, York City – 24813
Two bedrooms – Sleeps 4

Lovely tastefully furnished holiday home sits in an attractive courtyard located within York city walls. Just a few minutes’ walk to historic city centre & York Minster. Ground floor accommodation has stylish relaxing living room & 2 steps to fully equipped kitchen & dining area. 2 first floor bedrooms: 1 king-size & 1 twin. Shower room. Parking for 1 car. Sorry no pets. Shop & pub 400 yards. York Racecourse & designer outlet within 10 minutes’ drive.
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Photo of River Haven ( Ref W41384 ) Holiday accommodation in YorkRiver Haven, York City – W41384
Three bedrooms – Sleeps 6

Three storey town house set in a quiet residential area of York on the banks of the River Foss. Property is spacious & light with full central heating. Located a short walk to heart of city. Ground floor has dining room & kitchen. Toilet. Lovely views from first floor living room over river towards Cliffords Tower & Castle Museum. 3 bedrooms: First floor has 1 double, Second floor has 1 double & 1 twin. Bathroom. Courtyard & furniture. Parking for 1 car. Sorry no pets. Shop, pub & restaurant 500 yards.
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Abbeygate House ( Ref 11608 ) Town house in York - Self catering accommodation in YorkAbbeygate House, York City – 11608
Five bedrooms – Sleeps 8

Beautifully furnished Georgian style town house just a few minutes’ walk from York city centre. Quietly set on prestigious development close to river, overlooking city walls. Accommodation over 3 floors. Ground floor has kitchen/dining room & 1 king-size bedroom. Shower room. First floor has living room with French doors to balcony, 1 king-size bedroom & shower room. Second floor has 3 bedrooms: 1 twin & 2 single. Bathroom. Patio with furniture. Balcony with furniture. Parking for 2 cars. Sorry no pets. N.B. couples & family bookings only. Boat trip, shops & local inn 250 yards.
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York holiday accommodation - Photo of Waters Edge ( Ref KRD ) Fishergate York self cateringWater’s Edge in Fishergate, York City – KRD
Two bedrooms – Sleeps 4

Property has south-facing well-planted terrace garden & patio overlooking River Foss. Water’s Edge is quietly located in enviable position, just a few minutes’ stroll to heart of York. Ground floor has contemporary sitting-room with electric ‘living flame’ fire. Modern fitted kitchen, dining area & door to garden. 2 first floor bedrooms: 1 double & 1 twin. Shower room. Contemporary garden with patio & furniture. Parking for 1 car. Sorry no pets. N.B. couples & family bookings only. Shops 500 yards.
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Photo of The Old Coach House ( Ref IQF ) York - Self catering accommodation - City of YorkThe Old Coach House, York City – IQF
Two bedrooms – Sleeps 3

Superb holiday cottage converted from Grade II Listed Regency coach house & stable. Sits in a quiet garden, but only 15 minutes’ walk from York city centre & attractions. Accommodation retains many original features including beams & original hay basket in the stable (now a modern kitchen/dining room). Living room with feature fireplace. Utility. Toilet. 2 first floor bedrooms: 1 beamed double & 1 single. Bathroom. South-facing sitting-out area with furniture & barbecue on request. Cycle store. Parking for 2 cars. Sorry no pets. Shops 200 yards, pub & restaurant 150 yards.
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Pear Tree House York - Self catering accommodation in York - Sleeps 4Pear Tree House, York City
Two bedrooms – Sleeps 4

Stunning luxury holiday property in York sits in quiet courtyard, just 5 minutes’ walk to York Minster & The Shambles. Stylish refurbished self catering accommodation is set over 3 floors. Ground floor has spacious open plan living space with lounge area, modern bespoke kitchen & dining area. Toilet. First floor has 1 master super king-size bedroom (can be twin). Spacious shower room. Second floor has 1 king-size bedroom, dressing room & bathroom. Sheltered patio garden with furniture & view of city walls. Parking for 1 car. Sorry no pets. Shop & pub 2 minutes’ walk.
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Self catering holiday cottage in York - Eldon Cottage ( Ref W40121 )Eldon Cottage, York City – W40121
Two bedrooms – Sleeps 4

Sympathetically restored period terraced town house has retained many original features. Located within walking distance of York city centre. Carefully furnished & beautifully co-ordinated throughout property. Ground floor has living room, dining room & kitchen. 2 first floor bedrooms: 1 double & 1 twin. Bathroom with shower over Jacuzzi bath. Enclosed yard & furniture. On road car parking (permit supplied). Sorry no pets. Shop 50 yards, pub & restaurant 100 yards.
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The Little House ( Ref UK2290 ) York holiday cottage - Self catering accommodation sleeps 2The Little House, York – UK2290
One bedroom – Sleeps 2

Delightful quirky holiday property has been carefully converted from a former surgery of local doctor who lived next door. Stylish contemporary self catering accommodation, a short stroll from York City walls. Ground floor has fully-equipped galley-style kitchen with dining area, 1 double bedroom & shower room. First floor has light & airy living room. Permit parking for 1 car. 1 pet welcome. Shops, pubs & restaurants 150 yards. Railway station ½ mile.
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Finsbury ( Ref UK2420 ) Holiday cottage in York - Self catering accommodation sleeps 4Finsbury, York City – UK2420
Three bedrooms – Sleeps 4

Cosy terraced property, ideal for a small family, is set close to River Ouse & Rowntree Park. Finsbury is a short stroll from heart of York. Accommodation is set over 3 floors. Ground floor has welcoming living/dining room with electric fire, well-equipped kitchen, homely sitting room & conservatory. Steep stairs to 2 first floor bedrooms: 1 double & 1 with single (for flexible sleeping arrangements). Bathroom. Steep stairs to 1 second floor double bedroom & separate toilet. Sitting-out area. Parking permit for 1 car included. 1 small dog welcome. Shop & restaurant 100 yards, pub 350 yards. 15 minutes’ walk to York Racecourse.
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Spring Cottage ( Ref UK2326 ) York holiday property - Self catering accommodation sleeps 4Spring Cottage, York – UK2326
Two bedrooms – Sleeps 4

Peacefully located holiday property, set behind the owner’s period house in a tree lined residential street in York. Easy access to city centre with a short walk to Bootham Bar & city walls. Self catering accommodation is all on one level. Ground floor has light & bright open plan living space with kitchen area, dining area & lounge area. 1 en-suite king-size bedroom & 1 twin bedroom. Bathroom. Sitting-out area with garden furniture. Parking for 2 cars. Sorry no pets. Shops 300 yards, pub & restaurant 100 yards. Railway station 1 mile.
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The Old Shoulder ( Ref CC222108 ) York holiday cottage - Self catering accommodationThe Old Shoulder, York – CC222108
Two bedrooms – Sleeps 4

Attractive cottage conversion, over three floors. Property is just 1 mile from York city walls. 10 minutes’ walk to city centre – ideal for 2 couples or families! Ground floor accommodation has lounge/diner & kitchen. 1 first floor double bedroom (zip & link – can be twin). Bathroom. 1 en-suite second floor double bedroom. Private enclosed seating area with garden furniture. Off road car parking. Sorry no pets. Shops, pub & restaurant ¼ mile. Bus stop 50 yards.
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Cottage on the Green ( Ref UK2554 ) Acomb near York holiday cottage - Self catering Acomb accommodation sleeps 4Cottage on the Green, Acomb, near York – UK2554
Two bedrooms – Sleeps 4

Comfortable end terrace holiday cottage overlooks Acomb Green, with regular buses into York city centre. Property is ideal for year round breaks! Ground floor accommodation has cosy living room with multi-fuel burner & kitchen/dining room. Steep stairs to 2 first floor bedrooms: 1 double & 1 with 4ft double (access from one side only). Bathroom. Enclosed courtyard with garden furniture. On road car parking. 2 pets welcome. Shop & restaurant 350 yards, pub 180 yards. York 1½ miles.
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Carr Lodge ( Ref CC222111 ) Holiday cottage in YorkCarr Lodge, York – CC222111
One bedroom – Sleeps 2

Holiday property, ideal for couples, is attached to the owners’ home. Located close to amenities & regular bus route to York city centre. Carefully presented modern self catering accommodation. Ground floor has spacious lounge/dining room with bi-fold doors to patio & garden. Kitchen. 1 first floor en-suite bedroom with king-size bed. Enclosed paved courtyard garden with furniture & barbecue. Parking for 1 car. Sorry no pets. Shop 100 yards, pub 500 yards.
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Elmpark ( Ref UK2294 ) Holiday cottage in Heworth near YorkElmpark, Heworth near York – UK2294
Four bedrooms – Sleeps 8

Spacious & contemporary detached holiday property set in quiet residential area of York, just 10 minutes’ bus ride into city centre. Well-presented accommodation, ideal for families & friends! Ground floor has open plan living space with kitchen area, living area, dining area with French doors to garden & 2 twin bedrooms. Shower room. 2 first floor bedrooms, both with super king-size bed (zip & link – can be twin). Bathroom. Enclosed lawned garden with sitting-out area & furniture. Parking for 2 cars. 1 pet welcome. Shop 1¼ miles, pub & restaurant 1 mile. York 2 miles.
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Aerial view of York Minster from The Wheel of York


York Holiday Cottages, near to city of York

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Photo of Ellerburn Lodge ( Ref E4643 ) Holiday cottage near YorkEllerburn Lodge, near York – E4643
Four bedrooms – Sleeps 8

Extremely comfortable holiday cottage, located on the fringes of York, with 1 acre of private landscaped gardens & own heated indoor swimming pool. Property has a well-appointed interior. Accommodation all on ground floor with living room, dining room/kitchen with seating area & wood-burning stove, utility room & 4 bedrooms: 1 en-suite double, 1 double & 2 twin. 2 bathrooms. Garden has patio & furniture. Car parking available. Sorry no pets & no smoking. Superb base for enjoying York’s attractions. Shop & pub serving food 1 mile. York 3 miles.
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