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Best Romantic Activities for Couples in York

With its scenic architecture and wondrous attractions, it’s no wonder York is the most romantic city in the North. Here, we’ve listed the best romantic activities for couples to do in the city during that perfect long-weekend you’ve been dreaming of.


Stroll Around York City Walls

Walk hand-in-hand over the most complete example of medieval walls in England whilst taking in panoramic views of the breath-taking city. Not your average Yorkshire walk, this is a memorable experience you simply must share with your partner. York City Walls


Shop at the Shambles

One of the best ways to get to know your partner better is by observing their shopping tastes! If they venture into The Shop That Must Not Be Named, they’re a Potter fan. If they stop by the Shambles Sweet Shop, they’re a confectionary connoisseur. If they go in both, they’re a keeper! The Shambles


Indulge in York’s Chocolate Story

Chocolate is undoubtedly the way to the heart! Take a guided tour of York’s chocolate story and unwrap the sweet history of the UK’s favourite snack. On your way out, don’t forget to treat your loved one to a beautifully wrapped chocolate bar from the giftshop - the language of love. Chocolate Box


Dine at One of York’s Many Restaurants

Whether it’s a quick coffee shop break or a slap-up meal you desire, York will have you spoilt for choice. Sample a luscious panini at Lucky Days or indulge in Italian cuisine at cosy Lucia. And, if you’ve got room for dessert, grab an ice cream from Roberto – your couples’ Summer isn’t over yet!Restaurant Couple


Take a Boat Ride Along the River Ouse

Wrap your arm around your partner, relax and watch the world glide by as you slowly sail down the River Ouse. Take an evening cruise after a day of exploring and watch the late summer sunset reflect in the tranquil water. Complete bliss!River Ouse

It feels like the Summer of love has only just begun, but it isn’t ending anytime soon in our beautiful city - you have all the time in the world to complete the best romantic activities in York. Why not compliment your visit with a few nights at our boutique hotel? We would love to have you and your other half.




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Hotel Indigo York Reviews



A lovely hotel within walking distance to the centre of York. Very friendly, helpful staff on reception, bar area and dining room. The rooms were immaculately clean and well presented. The bed was absolutely huge and was extremely comfortable. The hotel has a modern, funky feel to it and was very welcoming. The breakfast was superb . Would definitely stay here again.



<p>Conveniently positioned within easy walking distance of the city and Minster. This was our third visit so obviously we’re fans. That said although the previous visits were excellent this time the stay was even better. On check in we were given a complimentary upgrade to a superior room as IHG elite members. The room was spacious, clean and well furnished. Large TV. Massive comfortable bed with high quality bedding. Complimentary snacks with fresh milk and the bonus of a Nespresso coffee machine complete with six “pods”. Decent sized bathroom which was clean and well stocked with quality toiletries. Breakfast on both mornings was excellent. Wide choice of hot and cold items. Plenty of quality juices and smoothies. Service excellent even when busy nothing seems rushed. Very highly recommended.</p>



Excellent hotel. Rooms very nice and extremely clean and quiet. Friendly staff both at reception and restaurant. Breakfast had fantastic choice. Location was really good lots of nice bars and restaurants just minutes away. Short walk to the Shambles and they offered parking just 2 minutes away for a small daily charge. Would definitely stay again. 5 Stars.


Perth, Australia

We have found that it’s the little things that make a huge difference when you’re travelling. They’ve nailed the little things here! You’re always warmly greeted when you pass reception. Comfortable bed, soft towels, immaculate room and free chocolate in the fridge! Breakfast is delicious and finally a coffee I enjoyed. Location is fabulous and parking was easy. Well done to the Team at Hotel Indigo.



We stayed at the Indigo for my birthday recently. It was very modern with quirky room features. The breakfast was world class - such a great variety of treats, including a good selection of gluten and dairy free food. The staff were very helpful and attentive.


Milton Keynes

Stayed for 2 nights, very good quality modern hotel with good sized rooms and breakfast. Cold buffet and hot food freshly cooked to order . Great location within a 5/10 minute walk of York center. Would highly recommend.



<p>My partner, daughter and I stayed for 3 nights on a city break in April 2018. The room was great, Fresh milk in the complimentary mini fridge, fantastic big bed, really really clean, excellent room service and thick black out curtains. The service was excellent from all the staff at all times - reception staff were helpful and friendly, nothing was too much trouble. The breakfast was also fantastic, so much choice on offer and again, nothing was too much trouble. The hotel is really well located for the city. It was excellent value for money and we would definitely stay there again. Absolutely 10/10 all round.</p>


South Ayrshire

This is a nice hotel in a quiet area of York, but still within easy walking distance of the city centre / shambles walls etc. Lovely continental breakfast and a quiet bar area. Ideal if you want a bit of peace in a busy city.



Stayed one night in this hotel ,was very impressed. A warm welcome on arrival from the receptionist and the room was ready ahead of check in time. The room was lovely, very luxurious with lots of nice touche. Biscuits, chocolate and drinks in fridge. Very close to main town and York Minster. Had a lovely evening meal in the hotel restaurant, very reasonable priced and a nice breakfast in the morning before leaving. Would definitely stay here again.



Lovely hotel close to York centre and near all the main sites. Within 5 minutes walk to the Shambles. Excellent staff and facilities. On arrival complimentary mini treats in room due to it being my Birthday. Complimentary water and chocolate and biscuits in room together with tea making facilities. Made the 2 night stay in York most enjoyable. Would definitely stay there again and recommend.


Greater Manchester

We had a very pleasant stay on a Saturday night when visiting York. The hotel is only a few minutes walk from the Shambles and central York area. The staff were all good and friendly with good check in service and also in the bar. The breakfast choice and service was also very good. The room and the hotel was decorated very well. We stay here again if staying in York.

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