STAY IN Apartment Hotels near York Minster
Hailed as one of the world’s most magnificent cathedrals, York Minster has been a thriving church since the seventh century. The ancient building is truly a sight to behold with unrivalled medieval stained glass and exquisite handcrafted stone. It has attracted visitors from around the globe for over 1,000 years, and is only growing in popularity as time goes by.
You can explore the cathedral’s rich history from tales of Roman Emperors to threatening fires, with guided tours all year round. If you’re feeling adventurous you can explore the underground world of The Undercroft, a treasure trove of archaeology beneath the Minster’s floor. Discover how two excavations in the last 50 years have uncovered details about the history of York that remained unknown to the world previously.