Spring is well on the way and what better way to celebrate the warmer, brighter, and longer days by getting out and about for an explore! If you fancy a nature escape while staying at our York hotel, here are some of our favourite spots to visit:


York Museum Gardens

If you fancy a peaceful escape from the hustle and bustle, look no further than York Museum Gardens – a haven of tranquillity in the heart of York city centre! A 15 minute walk away from our York hotel, it’s the perfect way to spend a blissful afternoon with family or friends.

For more information visit the official website here.


Rowntree Park

Located just outside York city centre on the banks of the River Ouse, Rowntree Park is a beautiful park and recreational ground offering woodland walks, sports facilities, children’s play area, dog walking spots and more. Easily accessible by bike or foot along the riverside or across the Millennium Bridge, it makes for the perfect stroll from our York city centre hotel.

For more information on the park’s facilities and location visit the official website here.


Beningbrough Hall, Gallery and Gardens

This 18th century mansion is a National Trust location on the outskirts of York and provides a fantastic day out from our York city centre hotel. Explore the breath-taking interiors and delightful gardens with the whole family.

For more information visit the official website here.



If you fancy venturing slightly further afield, the picturesque town of Knaresborough is full of breath-taking countryside views, cobbled streets and a magnificent viaduct to explore. Why not venture to Mother Shipton’s Cave, one of England’s oldest attractions, or enjoy a walk along The Nidd Gorge.

Hotel Indigo York is a 101-room boutique hotel in York, conveniently located near to many of York’s top attractions. For more information call the York hotel on 01904 231 334 or email info@inyoryk.co.uk.


Food & Drink in York

Sip on local gin, craft ales, familiar favourites, and creative cocktails at No.88 Walmgate. Pair with one of our delicious Rustic Pizzas.

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We proudly stand in the historic neighbourhood of Walmgate, just a short walk from all the city has to offer.

At one point Walmgate had 20 pubs on the street, today it is a cool mix of independent restaurants, bars and shops and continues to Fossgate – which boasts even more independent shops, delis, bars and restaurants. Walmgate Bar proudly stands at the end of the road. It is the only existing bar in York with a Barbican and forms part of the York City Walls walk.

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York Hotel's Chocolate Story

Discover the history of chocolate, how to make it and how to taste it like an expert at the York’s Chocolate Story.

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Hotel Indigo York's Latest Special Offers

Chocolate Package

Sweet dreams are made of this! Enjoy an indulgent stay in York and explore the city’s confectionary history. Snack on a complimentary box of chocolates, and wake up to a full English breakfast.

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