York is the perfect city location for a picturesque getaway with your loved one. With plenty of romantic ways to spend a day in York, you won’t be short of fun-filled activities where you can spend some quality time together.
Take a look at our top five romantic activities you can do while you’re staying in York.
Have a spa treatment at The Grand
What better way to relax than with a luxurious spa day at The Grand? They offer a wide range of treatments from facials to whole body massages, all set in five-star tranquil surroundings.
Plus with a 14-metre swimming pool, spa whirlpool, Nordic dry sauna, steam room, relaxation lounge and gym, there’s something for every couple.
Take a look at what you can experience at The Spa At The Grand here.
Chocolate making at York Chocolate Story
Chocolates are a romance essential, so why not take it a step further and make your own chocolate? Take a tour of the museum and discover the fascinating confectionary history of York, then at the end of the tour you can make your own chocolate truffles to take home with you.
It’s a great activity for you and your partner to enjoy together. Why not turn it into a competition to see who can create the best truffles?
Discover York Chocolate Story’s Truffle Rolling Tour and book your tickets here.
Pottery painting at Bish Bash Pot
Want a special keepsake as a reminder of your romantic getaway? Pottery painting at Bish Bash Pots is a wonderful way to get your creative juices flowing and create a fun souvenir from your trip.
It’s also just down the road from our hotel! So all that’s left to do is to choose what pot you’ll be painting and brainstorm your design ideas.
Afternoon tea at Bettys
Tea and decadent cakes – what more could you ask for? If you enjoy a spot of afternoon tea, there’s no better place to go than Betty’s Tea Rooms. With a wide variety of delicious sweet treats to tuck into, you can enjoy an indulgent dining experience together.
Betty’s are experts in crafting high-quality patisserie and cakes, all set in a luxurious tea room inspired by the Queen Mary ocean liner. So, you know that you’re in for a decadent romantic afternoon.
Take a walk along the river
A simple walk along the River Ouse is a great way to spend time together and take in the glorious sights of York. If you need to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city centre, it’s a good way to relax and slow down as you take a gentle stroll down the river.
So, get some comfy shoes on and take a leisurely walk along the river and soak up the romantic setting of York in the best way.
We hope that we’ve inspired your next romantic trip away to York and given you some great ideas for your stay! You can even make your visit extra special with our Romance Package in our luxury York hotel.
Book now for the ultimate romantic trip away.