Useful Links

The following page contains useful links to web sites containing more information on York.

York Attractions

York Minster
Official site for York Minster, the largest gothic cathedral in Northern Europe. A must see whilst in York!

Cliffords Tower
Clifford's Tower (shown in the photo on the left) was originally built by William the Conqueror over 1000 years ago. Now a major tourist attraction in York.

National Railway Museum
The largest railway museum in the world and home to Stephenson's Rocket and the Mallard.

York Races
Information on horse racing, fixtures, travel and catering.

Abbeys and Country Houses

Castle Howard
Castle Howard is one of Britain's finest historic houses and is still home to my family whose forebears conceived, designed, and built it over three centuries ago.

Harewood House
This stately home was designed by John Carr for Edwin Lascelles and built between 1759 and 1771.

Fountains Abbey
Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal Water Garden, Britain's largest monastic ruin and most complete Cistercian abbey with 800 years' history, and Yorkshire's only World Heritage site.

York History
A collection of articles on the history of York including York Minster, Roman York, Civil War and Clifford's Tower. The site also features a comprehensive time line for York.

Further Information on York

York Tourism
The official tourism website for the city of York. Everything for York visitors, tourists and York residents.

The York Food, Drink & Leisure Guide
Annual listings of establishments in York including restaurants, cafes and bars.