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Rich in ancient history and famous for its wealth of visitor attractions, York is a flourishing city, just two hours by train from London and Edinburgh. 

The overhanging timber-framed houses and traditional shopfronts of The Shambles make it one of the UK’s most historic streets. Our graduation venue, York Minster, is one of the largest cathedrals in Northern Europe and also one of the most beautiful Gothic churches in the world. 

There’s Viking heritage too, and you can travel back in time to experience the sights, sounds and smells at Jorvik Viking Centre

Uncover 300 years of railway history, climb aboard restored locomotives and browse some of the 1 million train-related artefacts at the free National Railway Museum.

At York Castle Museum immerse yourself in over 400 years of York's past or visit Yorkshire Museum which houses some of the finest collections of archaeological and geological finds in Europe.

The stunning panoramic views over York from the top of Clifford's Tower. It is almost all that remains of York Castle built by William the Conqueror, and has served as a prison and a royal mint in its time.

Why not let Fairfax House transport you to the splendour of city-living in eighteenth-century York? or visit Mansion House, home to the Right Honourable the Lord Mayor of York since 1732.  For a trip a back further in time don't miss the beautiful Barley Hall a medieval town house, hidden in the city centre.

Take in the views of the City from the walls which protected York over many centuries complete the 2 mile wall-walk, which takes you around the city and finish with afternoon tea at the famous Betty's Tearooms.
Whitby, the setting for Bram Stoker’s ‘Dracula’, and Haworth, the birth place of the Brontës, are a short journey by car, bus or steam train (as seen in the Harry Potter films) from York, across the dramatic scenery of the North York moors.
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