York recently hit the headlines after the floods over the Christmas period , whilst devastating for those businesses and homes affected the floods only affected 1% of the county and York and the surrounding Yorkshire countryside makes an ideal location for a spring break.
Visiting York can now be more affordable
Visiting York can now be more affordable with some excellent hotel deals and also a new rail fare deal just released. It has been announced Virgin Trains passengers can save 30 per cent on advance tickets to destinations in Yorkshire, Lancashire and Northumberland from February 9, if tickets are bought before the beginning of March. The three-month promotion is in partnership with VisitEngland’s #Openforbusiness initiative.
The deal was announced on Monday morning by the Culture Secretary John Whittingdale, on a visit to York to see how the city’s tourism businesses are getting back on their feet. He said: “A lot of people have worked very hard to get York back on its feet, and we are very keen to support them.
He added: “During the few days when a lot of the city was affected that did make it difficult, but people overcame that very quickly and now we are anxious that people should know there is no reason not to come here and enjoy it again.”
The discount tickets can be used during March, April, and the first half of May, he said.
The offer has been welcomed by Yorkshire Tourist boss ,Sir Gary Verity, who said he wanted to see people make the most of it during the Easter holidays and February half term, and over the Tour de Yorkshire during the first May bank holiday.
The BEST WESTERN Burn Hall York is offering some excellent spring break hotel deals. The hotel is also an excellent base for those looking to explore Yorkshire to experience the “tour De Yorkshire” for further details visit our offers page