York’s Hidden Gems - Hotel Indigo York

York’s Hidden Gems

The beautiful city of York has an abundance of attractions to explore, from the famous York Minster to the City Walls and Shambles. But what many people don’t know, is set back down winding alleyways are a number of hidden gems just waiting to be discovered.

In this blog, our boutique hotel in York explores some of the city’s lesser-known hidden gems, read on…


Treasurer’s House


A swanky townhouse which dates back to medieval times, Treasurer’s House was the first ever house given to the National Trust. With a history spanning 2,000 years, it offers a complete collection of antique furniture, textiles and paintings for visitors to admire. The house is complete with stunning gardens, which have won Gold in the Yorkshire in Bloom competition for the past five years! Located just metres away from York Minster, you don’t have to travel far out of our boutique York hotel to discover this beauty.Treasurer's House York[photo credit: Treasurer's House]


Bedern Hall

Discover the hidden medieval Bedern Hall, the 14th-century dining hall of the Vicars Choral of York Minster. The hall certainly has a story to tell, from Victorian slums to a bakery and butchers and the building that it is today. Like many historic buildings, Bedern has undergone restoration yet still has many of its original features. Enjoy a coffee, glass of wine and savoury snack in the quaint courtyard café! Bedern Hall can be found tucked away behind the bustling Goodramgate.Bedern Hall York[photo credit: Bedern Hall]


Mansion House

Said to be one of York’s best-kept secrets, York Mansion House is the earliest purpose-built house for a Lord Mayor still in existence. Undergoing one of the biggest restorations since it was built in 1732, the house has a fascinating collection of civic artefacts for you to discover. Standing in the heart of the city, Mansion House is can be found on St Helen’s Square, near Betty’s Tearooms!York Mansion House[photo credit: York Mansion House]

Hotel Indigo York is a 103-room boutique hotel in York, conveniently located a 10-minute drive away from York Racecourse as well as many other top attractions. For more information, call the York hotel on 01904 231 334 or email info@inyoryk.co.uk.

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