The York Priory is a stunning period guest house in an excellent location just 10 minutes' walk from the historic city centre of York and all the attractions it has to offer. The Priory has real charm and character, retaining many of its Victorian original features, with William Morris wallcoverings. Facilities include a fully licensed bar and new Orangery, a spacious residents TV lounge, an elegant breakfast room and beautiful gardens; all just perfect for relaxing! We have a large private car park for the use of guests where you can park your car for the duration of your stay at no extra cost.
Luxurious rooms are all uniquely styled with a choice of Four Poster Rooms, Superior Double Rooms, spacious Family Rooms, cosy Single Rooms and Classic Doubles.
All rooms include free WiFi, flat-screen TVs with Freeview/ Satellite channels, ironing facilities, hairdryers, tea and coffee making facilities and telephones.
We pride ourselves on the quality of our breakfasts and use local produce where possible. We offer a complimentary cold buffet, fresh tea/coffee, hot toast with home made marmalade/ preserves, followed by your choice of hot cooked options including our Full English, poached eggs on toast and kippers with fresh lemon wedges.
The Priory has a licensed bar and a new Orangery and Terrace overlooking the gardens and arches. Relax and enjoy a drink in our beautiful secluded gardens featuring Gothic stonework arches and garden furniture (there is also a covered smoking area).
The Orangery is perfect for all kinds of meetings, private functions, celebrations and small wedding parties. Pre-book the Orangery after 10am. Snacks and refreshments can be made available through the day.
A large private car park is to the rear with free parking available for all our guests.
As the guest house is just a few minutes' walk from the city centre, you'll be ideally located to enjoy some of the many attractions that York is so famous for. Why not take a picturesque stroll into town alongside the river and visit the Jorvik Viking Centre, York Minster, National Railway Museum or Castle Museum? Or why not shop 'til you drop in the many unique boutiques around the Quarter and The Shambles? York has countless cafés, restaurants, pubs and bars, so whatever your tastes, you're bound to find something to enjoy! The University, Racecourse and the McArther Glen designer outlet are all also within one mile of the guest house.
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From the A1 North, continue on the A1 until you see the signs for A64 towards York. Take this exit and follow the A64 for 14 miles. As you approach York continue on A64 (ignore any signs directing you towards the city centre) which will take you over the River Ouse and past the Designer Outlet. At the Designer Outlet, follow signs for ‘A19 York City Centre’. You will find the York Priory 2 miles along that road on the left hand side.
From the M1 South and M62 West: as you are approaching Leeds on the M1 you will pass underneath the M62. Immediately after this, take the turning towards ‘Leeds East & A1’ which will take you onto the Leeds outer ring road. Follow the ring road for approximately 10 miles when it will join the A1. Then follow directions as above.
From the A1 North: continue on the A1 until you see the signs for A64 towards York. Then follow the directions as above.
From the M1 South and M62 West: as you are approaching Leeds on the M1 you will pass underneath the M62. Immediately after this, take the turning towards ‘Leeds East & A1’ which will take you onto the Leeds outer ring road. Follow the ring road for approximately 10 miles when it will join the A1. Then follow the directions as above.
From the A1 South: continue on the A1 until you see the A63 towards Selby. Drive through Selby and continue on the A19 towards York. When you reach the York boundary the guest house is 2 miles from this on the left hand side.