Whether you want cosmopolitan or cultural, there is a wide variety of places to tempt you within striking distance of Thrush Nest Cottages.

Spend a day in York to walk down the historic Shambles, take a tour of the imposing Minster, home to the largest expanse of stained glass window in the UK, try to glimpse the Roman legion said to march through the Treasurer’s House or see famous locomotives such as the Mallard and a replica Rocket at the National Railway Museum.

If you’re a fan of horse racing York Race Course is just 20 minutes away by car, with Wetherby and Thirsk race courses also easily reached.

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