explore-yorkshire

The Burn Hall Hotel York  is a superb choice as a base for those considering a Yorkshire break. Located in the countryside surrounding York it provides easy access to York city centre and the surrounding local places of interest. The hotel offers free parking and cycle storage and ideally located for those looking to explore Yorkshire and all the county has to offer.

This Yorkshire hotel offers excellent value and home cooked meals in addition to free parking and complimentary wi-fi and is a superb base for those looking at days out in York and the surrounding area.

The famous Yorkshire moors and stunning Yorkshire coastline are easily accessible in around an hour by car. There are a vast number of places of interest to visit in Yorkshire. We have a wealth of information in the hotel and our hotel team have superb local knowledge and would be delighted to assist you on planning your trip.

Discover Yorkshire with our list of places to visit in Yorkshire below.

castle-howard
Castle Howard has been rated by Lonely Planet as “one of the world’s top ten greatest mansions and country houses” Castle Howard is an 18th century stunning mansion situated a short distance from the Burn Hall Hotel York , as well as stunning architecture it boasts stunning grounds gardens and lakes and events are often held there. Looking to visit Castle Howard, the Hotel is only a 30 minute car drive from this Yorkshire must see attraction.

cow
The “World of James Herriot” is a popular tourist attraction close to the hotel. It is open 7 days a week and offers a great range of activities. It includes actual living quarters and surgery at 23 Kirkgate where the author Alf Wight spent his entire career as a Yorkshire vet. Visitors can also see the studio sets used in the TV series “All creatures Great & Small” and the interactive area. The world of James Herriot is only around 15 minutes from the Burn Hall Hotel York.

National-rail-museum
The National Railway Museum York is the finest and largest collection of all things rail-related in the world. The museum is home to over 100 engines, interactive displays an exhibitions in addition to ‘The Works’ where you can see at first hand all the skills from the golden age of the railway workshop. The National Railway Museum York is only around 15 minutes from the Burn Hall Hotel York.

tour-de-yorkshire
Exploring Yorkshire by bicycle is a popular choice for those visiting the area. Following the 2014 “Tour De France” Welcome to Yorkshire launched the “ Tour De Yorkshire” which is now taking place on an annual basis raising funds for charity. The Burn Hall Hotel can offer bicycle storage facilities free parking and is an ideal hotel for those looking to attend the various stages of “Tour de Yorkshire”.

yorkshire-moors
The Burn Hall Hotel York is set in the Yorkshire countryside between the Yorkshire dales and north Yorkshire Moors . The area is populated with stone-built villages and a superb range of flora and fauna. Helmsley and Thirsk is only 20 minutes drive from the hotel and are popular places in Yorkshire to visit. The Kilburn White Horse and “mouseman” workshops are also only about a 15 -20 minute drive from the hotel . Thinking of visiting the Yorkshire Coast then why not stop off in Pickering on the way known as “Heartbeat” Country

whitby-coastline
The Yorkshire coastline boasts some of the UK’s most rugged and stunning countryside, including tiny fishing villages, historical landmarks dramatic cliffs & glorious stretches of white sand. Bram Stoker found some of his inspiration for ‘Dracula’ after staying in on the west Cliff in Whitby in 1890 and this seaside town is a popular destination for Dracula fans. Whitby , Robin Hoods Bay and Scarborough can be reached from the Burn Hall Hotel York in under 90 mins and so the hotel is a great choice for those wanting to see the beauty of the breath taking Yorkshire coastline.

bird-of-prey-centre
Located on the Burn Hall Estate the York Bird of Prey Centre is home to over 50 birds and has become one of York and North Yorkshire’s most popular tourist attractions. The bird of prey centre proximity to the Burn Hall Hotel York gives guests an ideal opportunity to experience one of the great days out in York experiences Special accommodation packages are available which include flying experiences at the centre.

The Burn Hall Hotel York is an ideal base for shopaholics. Shoppers are spoilt for choice with the McArthur Glen Designer Outlet York under half an hours drive from hotel and a 20 minutes drive from the Vanguarde shopping park. Clifton Moor is only 15 minutes drive away.

Must sees for the visitors to York are Harrogate and the beautiful & historic town of Knaresborough both approximately 40 mins drive from the hotel . The spa town of Harrogate is home to the iconic Turkish baths and spa and the fabulous Betty’s cafe tea room. Ripon known as “the unspoilt cathedral city of the dales” with its race course is only 40 minutes drive from the Burn Hall Hotel York.

York is an ideal destination for Viking enthusiasts, the annual JORVIK Viking Festival is a city-wide celebration of York’s Viking heritage and is recognised as the largest event of its kind in Europe. In Anglo-Saxon times York was known “Eoforwic” and its prosperity lead the Danish Vikings in the mid-9th century AD to invade and capture the city, made the capitol of their new territory in northern England. The Vikings changed the name of the city to “Jorvik”. York is home to the world famous jorvic centre which has many events around the city. The Yorkshire Museum displays some extremely rare and significant Viking artefacts, which give a unique and fascinating insight into how the Vikings lived with “The Vale of York Viking Hoard”, the star piece.

york-minster
York Minster is one the largest gothic cathedrals in northern Europe and one of the top visitor attractions in York The Central Tower gives fantastic views from the highest point in the city. York castle and museum, York Museum and gardens and the Jorvic Viking centre are also excellent ideas for days out in York. Make your trip as easy as possible with staying at the Burn Hall Hotel and catching the York park’n’ride system. Packages available to include entry to some attractions and York park’n’ride please ask us for details.

The North Yorkshire Moors and Dales have long been a favourite for motorcyclists. The fantastic winding roads and stunning scenery make for some of the most spectacular motorbike riding anywhere in the world. Motor biking can be an excellent way to explore this breath-taking countryside and coastline. Our team are extremely knowledgeable about the area and have a number of route maps with excellent routes for motorcyclists to explore. Please ask our reception team for details

The City of York claims to be the most haunted city in England and in 2002, the International Ghost Research Foundation said it was the most haunted city in Europe. There is a nightly ghost walk to explore the history and mystery, hear about the folklore and legends that smoulder beneath York’s ancient streets.

York-racecourse
York boasts its own race course considering a spring or summer break in York then why not have a day to take in racing at York racecourse in Race meetings run from May-October. The Burn Hall Hotel York  is an ideal York hotel for those wishing to attend events and racing held at York racecourse.