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22 Jan

York model railway show

Minster’s Reach self catering apartments in York are an ideal base for visiting York Model Railway Show York Model Railway Show 2018 31 March – 2 April 2018 The Knavesmire Stand, York Racecourse YO23 1EX Annual Model Railway Show featuring approximately 120 stands with 40 working layouts. Open 10.00am to 5.00pm (Monday close 4.30pm) Specialist traders, demonstrations by well known modellers, society stands. Full refreshment service and bar. Admission prices: Adult £9, Child (5 to 15 years) £4, Family (2A + 3C) £22 Advance tickets at reduced prices, see website for full details; yorkshow.org.uk Book Minster’s reach self catering apartments...
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22 Jan

February Viking festivals and half term in York.

JORVIK Viking Festival Recognised as the largest event of its kind in Europe, the JORVIK Viking Festival is a city wide celebration of York’s rich Norse Heritage. Book Minster’s Reach self catering apartments in York for an exciting line up of over 100 events; including living history encampments, hands-on sword fighting and archery workshops, crafting, walks, talks and of course dramatic combat performances, there is sure to be something for everyone this February Half Term! JORVIK Viking Festival 12 – 18 February 2018   13651 If there’s one thing that truly brings the Vikings to life it’s hearing stories about...
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22 Jan

York chocolate festival

Book Minster’s Reach holiday apartments in York for this family event! Friday 14 – Monday 17 April 2017 ★ Chocolate: York’s Sweet Past Where: York Castle Museum Map Delve into the delicious history of some of the world’s most iconic chocolates and sweets as York Castle Museum takes you on a chocolatey tour of sweets galore. (Runs from 1 April 2017- 5 Jan 2018) Easter Weekend Activities – 10am to 4pm, free with Admission price Chocolate Eggs – Discover more about the history of chocolate and watch a demonstration in the Castle Kitchen using chocolate to produce moulded eggs. Easter...
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16 Jan

York races

York racecourse is world famous and is renowned for it’s internationally popular race meetings and festivals. Holiday apartments in York are an ideal way of spending time in the city without the restrictions of hotels. The calendar starts each year in mid May and culminates in October. The highlight of the season is the “Ebor meet” in August. York is packed on these days with race goers of all ages who travel to york to enjoy the atmosphere and buzz in the city. Accommodation in York is at a premium on race days so remember to book early. Minster’s Reach...
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31 Dec

Why Choose a Holiday Apartment in York

Choosing a Holiday Apartment in York The walled City of York, by the River Ouse and the River Foss in the North of England has an abundance of historic attractions. As one day simply is not long enough to see everything, holiday apartments in York are the best way to let you sample everything the city has to offer. Once you’ve made the choice to visit the city of York, you’ll need to ensure you’ve chosen accommodation that meets your requirements. Whilst some people opt to stay in a city centre hotel, a holiday apartment in York can provide several additional benefits at...
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