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The Farthings Guest House

  • 5 Nunthorpe Avenue
  • York
  • North Yorkshire
  • YO23 1PF


  • Bed and Breakfast
  • Family
  • Ground Floor Room/s
  • Parking
  • Weekend Breaks
  • WiFi

At a Glance

  • Visit Britain 4 stars 
  • Parking permits provided
  • Victorian residence built in 1895 
  • En-suite bedrooms
  • Short walk to the town centre 
  • Part of the Deliciously Yorkshire breakfast scheme

About this Bed and Breakfast

The Farthings is an award-winning, four star guest house located near the famous walls of York. Nestled in a quiet cul-de-sac, it's only a ten minute walk to the city centre, train station and the Racecourse. It's a perfect base for exploring this beautiful and historic city, while providing easy access if you want to explore the Dales, North York Moors and the coastline.

Bedrooms / Bathrooms

The Farthings Guest House has nine rooms available. Each features tea/coffee making facilities, a TV, radio alarm clock, complimentary toiletries, a hairdryer, and towels.

Five rooms are en-suite and four have shared bathroom facilities. For those with mobility difficulties there are two rooms on the ground floor, but please call to discuss your requirements before booking. 

Ironing facilities are available on request, while cots and highchairs can also be provided.


Breakfast is served using local produce and the guest house is proud to be part of the Deliciously Yorkshire scheme.

On the menu is a full English breakfast, continental, and vegetarian, as well as a host of lighter options including scrambled eggs, kippers, and sandwiches. There's also a great selection to be enjoyed from the buffet menu; fresh fruit juice, cereals, yoghurts, toast with preserves, and Yorkshire Tea just to name a few.

Other Facilities

Free Wi-Fi is available.

Parking is available outside the guest house and free permits are provided for the duration of your stay.

Local Attractions

  • York Minster
  • St William's College
  • Jorvik Viking Centre
  • York Racecourse
  • The Shambles
  • Cliffords Tower


Check in times are before 1.00pm and after 5.00pm.


From the south: Approaching via the A64, take the second slip road for York West (A1036). At the third set of traffic lights (not pedestrian crossings) keep in right hand lane but proceed straight ahead. Arrows now in lane for right turn into Scarcroft Road (fourth lights). We are the second turning right off this road.

From the north: Approaching via the A59, turn right immediately after crossing the steel bridge. At the next traffic lights keep left and turn left. Move into the right hand lane and follow the lane arrows turning right into Scarcroft Road. We are the second turning right off this road.



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