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Romantic breaks in York



York provides the perfect setting for a romantic weekend break, despite its reputation as one of the World's most haunted cities.

The walled city more than satisfies historically and culturally as well as providing good shopping and romantic evening entertainment.

Romantic hotels in York

There are some wonderful and romantic hotels - we've selected the best for you to browse and book online at great rates on romantic-hotels.co.uk. Perfect for a romantic holiday or weekend break.

Making the most of your break

York has had more than 2,000 years to get hone its appeal - history that is evident all around in the architecture of its compact centre.

Take your lover to the magnificent York Minster, and then on to the Treasurer's House, Barley Hall, Merchant Adventurers' Hall, Clifford's Tower and Fairfax House.

Grab a city trail leaflet from the tourist office - there are several to choose from such as York's Georgian Riverside Trail - and stroll off arm in arm for a journey back in time.

Then lose yourselves among the intricate medieval streets of the Swinegate Quarter, enjoy a leisurely lunch at one of the many cafes, bars and restaurants followed by some light shopping in the designer boutiques and specialist shops.

If retail therapy is not your idea of romance head to one of the museums and galleries and climb the city walls to get a fine view of York.

As night falls its time to board the Yorkboat for an evening dinner cruise along the Ouse. Feeling sea-sick at the thought? The theatre perhaps - York has plenty offering everything from Shakespeare and concerts to stand-up and contemporary dance most nights of the year.

Or keep it simple with a drink or two and a romantic meal. There is a huge choice of venues - from traditional and intinate to cool and modern.

York is a great place for a romantic weekend break. So find book your romantic hotel now!