Our Location

Our guests LOVE the location of Minster’s Reach!

Guests return each year as the location could not be better. Situated just across from Monk Bar (one of the historic gateways through the ancient city walls), Minster’s Reach apartments enjoy an enviable city centre location.

For guests arriving by train, York station is a 15-20 minute walk away (or less than a mile though the city centre by car). Monk bar car park is immediately behind the apartments, providing easy and convenient access if arriving by car.

Guests will find everything that this world heritage city has to offer all within a short walk of Minster’s Reach apartments;

Magnificent York Minster dates from the 12th century and is one of the largest Medieval cathedrals in Europe.

The Shambles is the world famous medieval butchers street, preserved in remarkable condition and easily accessible by foot.

The world famous Jorvik Viking Centre and the National Railway museum are must see’s for every visitor to York and are easily reached.

For a treat why not experience Betty’s famous tea rooms for breakfast, lunch or dinner. York has a huge selection of dining options to suit all budgets.

For retail therapy the central shopping area is just a pleasant stroll within the historic city walls and has a wealth of independent traders and high street stores.

What to see

York Minster

Magnificent York Minster dates from the 12th century and is one of the largest Medieval cathedrals in Europe. It’s open to the public all year round and is a must see on any visit.

York City Centre Dining

As we are in the heart of York, you will be able to experience the very best dining that York has to offer. A range of restaurants to suit all budgets and tastes. Weekends are lively and visitors come from all over to experience York’s nightlife and entertainment venues.

The York Dungeon

Very close to the apartments and only taking a few minutes to walk. Experience the often gruesome history of York as you’ve never seen it before. Fantastic entertainment but ot for the faint hearted!

Jorvik Viking Centre

Head back in time to and immerse yourself in a true Viking experience. The world famous interactive centre is built on the site of the Viking city of Yorvik and recreates the sounds and smells of a viking city.

National Railway Museum

Talk a walk over the River Ouse and head over to the National Railway Museum. A firm favourite for the whole family, it houses some of the most important trains, engines and carriages charting the development of the railway.

Famous ghost walks

York is well known as being one of the most haunted city’s in the world. The centuries of civil unrest, war and upheaval have left their mark on the very fabric of the city and the various ghost walks claim to evoke the horror and tragedy of those whose souls still stalk the city.