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City Walls, York

Everyone visiting York should amble around the City Walls. At more than three kilometres long, the walls are one of the biggest and best-preserved historic monuments in the world.

Parts of the City Walls date all the way back, to Roman times in the 1st century AD. They were taken over by the Danes in the 9th century, but most of the walls were built between the 12th and 14th centuries, making them the longest city walls in England left from the Medieval period.

Around 2.5 million people walk around some or all the walls annually, checking out wonderful views en route. The whole circuit takes around two hours. There are five major main “bars”, or gateways, as well an additional Victorian gateway, a postern (that's a small gateway) and no less than 45 towers.

The walls are open during daylight hours and entrance is free. So why not take a stroll through history with some great views of the city thrown in? The Shambles and York Minster are nearby.

Places to stay near City Walls

9

Holiday apartment in York

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
Luxurious city living in this 2 bedroom contemporary holiday apartment in a converted Grade II listed Georgian Townhouse, minutes away from all the attractions within the City Centre. On site parking is available at a supplement of £10 per night, please request at the  …see more

from £135 / night

£945 / week

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from £135 / night

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Holiday apartment in York

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
Luxurious city living in this stylish 2 bedroom contemporary holiday apartment in a converted Grade II listed Georgian Townhouse, minutes away from all the attractions within the City Centre. On site parking is available at a supplement of £10 per night, please reques  …see more

from £135 / night

£945 / week

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from £135 / night

22

Holiday apartment in York

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
Luxurious city living in this large 2 bedroom contemporary holiday apartment in a converted Grade II listed Georgian Townhouse, minutes away from all the attractions within the City Centre, with on site parking for one car available at an extra cost of £10 per night, p  …see more

from £159 / night

£1113 / week

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from £159 / night

(6) Excellent 

13

Holiday hotel apartment in York

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Nearest beach 64 km
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Car not necessary
Newly built and opened in April 2016 8 luxury self catering serviced 1 x double en-suite bedroom apartments, the perfect alternative to an hotel or guest house. For stays from 1 night, limited parking and disable friendly ground floor studio apartment. centrally located  …see more

from £90 / night

£630 / week

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from £90 / night

(1) Excellent 

7

2 1 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 1
  • 7 nights min
  • Ask owner if suitable for children

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from £93 / night

£650 / week

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from £93 / night

25

York holiday apartment rental

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
  • Car not necessary
Brand new third floor two bedroom two bathroom eco friendly flat, a few steps from York Train Station and Mickelgate, at walking distance from everything (The Minster, the Racecourse, pubs, shops). Fully furnished self catering apt. - Elevator access suitable for restr  …see more

from £120 / night

£610 - £1000 / week

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from £120 / night

2

2 1 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 1
  • 7 nights min
  • Ask owner if suitable for children

 …see more

from £71 / night

£495 / week

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from £71 / night

7

Holiday apartment rental

1 4 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
My place is close to the city centre (5 mins walk from the station), restaurants and dining, and art and culture. You’ll love my place because of the ambiance and the people. My place is good for couples, solo adventurers, and business travellers. The flat is on the g  …see more

from £69 / night

£483 / week

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from £69 / night

4

Apartment rental in York

1 4 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Child friendly
Brand new, high spec, one bed flat in a new development only 2 mins walk from York Station and a 10 min walk from City. Ideal for couples. Allocated gated parking and sleeps 4 adults (2 in King bed and 2 on sofa). The flat is on the second floor and serviced by a lift.  …see more

from £88 / night

£520 - £590 / week

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from £88 / night

7

Central York holiday apartment rental

2 4 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
***Trip Advisor Award of Excellence 2014***No.3 Reubens Court is a 2 bedroom apartment with separate bathroom with bath and shower over. The property sleeps a maximum of 4 adults with a cot available for a child up to 2 years.The property is located less than 5 minutes  …see more

from £155 / night

£1195 / week

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from £155 / night

9

2 1 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 1
  • 7 nights min
  • Ask owner if suitable for children

 …see more

from £100 / night

£695 / week

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from £100 / night

(1) Good 

11

Townhouse rental in York

3 5 2 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 2 nights min
  • Nearest beach 60 km
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Car not necessary
26 Buckingham Court is a 3-bedroom, 1 bathroom townhouse sleeping a maximum of 5 people with free car parking for 1 car. The townhouse has 3 double bedrooms and 1 bathroom (bath with shower over), a large lounge and kitchen with dining table and seating for 6 people.Th  …see more

from £280 / night

£1400 / week

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from £280 / night

24

Holiday apartment in York

2 4 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Nearest beach 63 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
The flat is a 2 minute walk from the station, 10 minutes to the city centre and 15 minutes to York Racecourse. It is on the second floor with south facing roof top views. Brand new and luxurious. With a comfortable living space, the beautiful Juliet balcony and large  …see more

from £120 / night

£735 / week

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from £120 / night

(7) Excellent 

10

Central York holiday apartment rental

2 4 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
4 Crambeck Court is a very comfortable, well-equipped modern apartment in a small development conveniently located inside York's medieval city walls. It is graded four star (Gold Award) by Visit England and is ideally situated for exploring York's in  …see more

from £105 / night

£735 - £840 / week

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from £105 / night

13

3 1 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 1
  • 7 nights min
  • Ask owner if suitable for children

 …see more

from £114 / night

£795 / week

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from £114 / night

(2) Excellent 

5

Apartment rental in York

1 4 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
Location – minutes to station, centre, racecourse Luxury – comfortable, relaxed, modern Living – sophisticated, spacious living, sleeps 4 Brand New first floor apartment. The Walk makes coming to York so easy, having the Station only two minutes walk away yo  …see more

from £120 / night

£840 / week

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from £120 / night

12

Studio 0 Min stay varies

  • Studio
  • Sleeps 0
  • Min stay varies
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
  • Ask about pets

 …see more

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16

Central York holiday home rental

2 5 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
  • Private garden
2 Dewsbury Terrace is a Grade II listed period house overlooking York's ancient city walls. The views and location are unbeatable - you are just five minutes walk from the city centre, as well as bohemian Bishy Rd, lined with cafe's and independent shops. Parking permit  …see more

from £130 / night

£800 / week

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from £130 / night

(128) Excellent 

24

Holiday townhouse in Central York

2 4 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Nearest beach 65 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
Impressive converted property is in the centre of the city, on the very doorstep of all that is interesting and exciting about York, you could not be better placed for a perfect city break. Within walking distance of train station and also York race course. The house  …see more

from £95 / night

£450 - £650 / week

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from £95 / night

4

1 1 7 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 1
  • 7 nights min
  • Ask owner if suitable for children

 …see more

from £68 / night

£475 / week

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from £68 / night

5

Studio 0 7 nights min

  • Studio
  • Sleeps 0
  • 7 nights min
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
  • Ask about pets

 …see more

from £77 / night

£539 / week

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from £77 / night

6

Holiday apartment in York

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
Set within a quiet gated courtyard, yet just a few minutes’ walk from York city centre the apartment is located on the first floor with access via a short flight of stairs. On entering the apartment the spacious hall leads on the right to the modern bathroom with a sh  …see more

from £139 / night

£650 - £665 / week

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from £139 / night

4

Studio 0 7 nights min

  • Studio
  • Sleeps 0
  • 7 nights min
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
  • Ask about pets

 …see more

from £62 / night

£443 / week

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from £62 / night

6

1 1 7 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 1
  • 7 nights min
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
  • Ask about pets

 …see more

from £71 / night

£495 / week

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from £71 / night

7

2 1 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 1
  • 7 nights min
  • Ask owner if suitable for children

 …see more

from £100 / night

£695 / week

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from £100 / night

6

1 1 7 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 1
  • 7 nights min
  • Ask owner if suitable for children

 …see more

from £90 / night

£630 / week

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from £90 / night

9

2 1 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 1
  • 7 nights min
  • Ask owner if suitable for children

 …see more

from £100 / night

£695 / week

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from £100 / night

0

1 1 7 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 1
  • 7 nights min
  • Ask owner if suitable for children

 …see more

from £85 / night

£595 / week

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from £85 / night

(43) Excellent 

29

Central York holiday apartment rental

2 4 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Nearest beach 68 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
Ideally located only short stroll from York city centre, with the benefit of its own secure allocated parking space, the apartment is the perfect location for your visit to the many and varied attractions of York. Set in a quiet residential street just right for a rela  …see more

from £120 / night

£675 / week

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from £120 / night

7

2 1 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 1
  • 7 nights min
  • Ask owner if suitable for children

 …see more

from £100 / night

£695 / week

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from £100 / night

(132) Excellent 

13

Central York self catering apartment rental

1 2 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 3 nights min
  • Nearest beach 69 km
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Car not necessary
This contemporary and luxurious ground floor York city centre apartment has secure undercover CCTV protected parking and is equipped to a high standard. The beauty of this central York apartment is further enhanced by the fact that although all of Yorks tourist attr  …see more

from £85 / night

£595 / week

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from £85 / night

(4) Excellent 

8

Central York holiday home rental

2 4 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Private garden
7 Buckingham Street is a newly renovated terrace house in the desirable Bishophill area of the city. There is no through traffic which ensures the street enjoys a quiet residential feel. However, being within the walls, all that York has to offer is only a short stroll  …see more

from £96 / night

£675 - £770 / week

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from £96 / night

3

1 1 7 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 1
  • 7 nights min
  • Ask owner if suitable for children

 …see more

from £90 / night

£630 / week

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from £90 / night

(20) Excellent 

18

Central York holiday apartment accommodation

2 4 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min
  • Nearest beach 60 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
Our two bedroom apartment is finished to a high standard with beautiful city and river views. It is on the third floor of a gated building with lift access in central York. Centurion Square is a secure development with access to beautiful gardens. It is situated on the  …see more

from £145 / night

£895 / week

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from £145 / night

9

2 1 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 1
  • 7 nights min
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
  • Ask about pets

 …see more

from £100 / night

£695 / week

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from £100 / night

(17) Excellent 

22

Central York holiday apartment rental

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 65 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
This luxury city centre apartment boasts secure CCTV monitored car parking with a dedicated under cover space, gorgeous enclosed communal gardens, intercom entry, luxury appointment though-out, Juliet balcony overlooking the gardens, top notch furnishing and fixtures a  …see more

from £85 / night

£520 - £750 / week

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from £85 / night

(1) Excellent 

14

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly

 …see more

from £115 / night

£650 - £900 / week

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from £115 / night

(26) Very Good 

23

Central York holiday townhouse rental

2 5 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 nights min
  • Nearest beach 50 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
Fantastic City Centre location WITHIN THE CITY WALLS and just a few minutes walk of all the attractions of York. With FREE ON STREET PARKING for one car. Beautifully Furnished Contemporary Town House With COSY LOG BURNING STOVE and CENTRAL HEATING, offering two bedro  …see more

from £100 / night

£500 - £750 / week

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from £100 / night

10

Holiday apartment in York

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Suitable for children age 5+
Stylishly presented and newly furnished throughout this 1 bedroom property makes for an ideal stay for either business of leisure. Located right in the heart of the city centre and within a 5 minute walk of all that York has to offer. Key Features: - Newly furnished t  …see more

from £110 / night

£575 - £585 / week

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from £110 / night

4

2 1 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 1
  • 7 nights min
  • Ask owner if suitable for children

 …see more

from £100 / night

£695 / week

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from £100 / night

7

Holiday apartment in York

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
The development of Woodsmill Quay is an ideal location for any visitor to the city. Situated right at the side of the River Ouse, you are never more than a short walk from all the city has to offer. The apartment itself is located on the 3rd floor with full lift acces  …see more

from £135 / night

£649 - £665 / week

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from £135 / night

(11) Excellent 

27

Holiday apartment rental

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 50 km
  • Car not necessary
This apartment is perfectly located just yards from the heart of the City centre within a short walk of the railway station and also offers secure off street parking. The property was refurbished to a high standard in Sept 2015 and is located on the first floor. This on  …see more

from £95 / night

£665 / week

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from £95 / night

(84) Excellent 

23

Holiday townhouse in Central York

3 6 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Nearest beach 65 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
This impressive converted property is in the centre of the city, on the very doorstep of all that is interesting and exciting about York, you could not be better placed for a perfect city break, also within walking distance of train station and York race course. The  …see more

from £100 / night

£500 - £750 / week

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from £100 / night

8

Holiday apartment in York

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
A very spacious two bedroom apartment that's fantastically positioned close to York Station. Property features: - Larger than average living space - Two bedrooms. One double room and one room with a double sofa bed - Allocated parking for one car - Two bathrooms  …see more

from £155 / night

£665 - £715 / week

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from £155 / night

(1) Good 

26

Holiday apartment in York

2 6 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 nights min
  • Nearest beach 60 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
Our luxury two bedroom apartment is finished to the highest standard on the 2nd floor of a secure building with lift access. Booking includes 1 x free allocated parking space for the full duration of your stay. There is free WiFi throughout the apartment. With a very  …see more

from £150 / night

£875 / week

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from £150 / night

(2) Good 

7

Holiday apartment with golf nearby in York Riverside

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
***Trip Advisor Award of Excellence 2014***Two-Bedroom Apartment - Riverside (4 Adults + 1 Child maximum occupancy) 15 Merchant Exchange is a 2-bedroom 2-bathroom riverside apartment sleeping up to 5 people with free car parking for 1 car.The apartment is located on the  …see more

from £125 / night

£750 - £800 / week

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from £125 / night

24

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Air conditioning

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from £108 / night

£750 - £1100 / week

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from £108 / night

8

2 1 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 1
  • 7 nights min
  • Ask owner if suitable for children

 …see more

from £90 / night

£630 / week

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from £90 / night

7

1 1 7 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 1
  • 7 nights min
  • Ask owner if suitable for children

 …see more

from £71 / night

£495 / week

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from £71 / night

5

Studio 0 7 nights min

  • Studio
  • Sleeps 0
  • 7 nights min
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
  • Ask about pets

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from £85 / night

£593 / week

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from £85 / night

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