Within the York area there are many activities to choose from. Fishing, horse riding and clay pigeon shooting are all available locally. Alternatively, excellent shopping can be found at Clifton Moor, McArthur Glen designer outlet and at Monks Cross.
York City Football Club, North Yorkshire’s only full time professional club is located in Bootham Crescent – just a couple of minutes walk of the hotel. It is a professional football club at the heart of the community.
The club is very much a family orientated club and works hard at promoting sport, particularly football, in the local community. It has a dedicated team developing links with local schools and community groups.
We have arranged discounted fees for hotel guests at The York Golf Club.
The York Golf Club is the city’s oldest golf club and, in the opinion of many members and visitors, the finest in the area. It is an excellently managed 6301 yard, par 70 course which offers 18 holes of challenging golf. Further information can be found on the website.
Ideal for children who have tired of sightseeing, with ducks and geese and lots of play equipment to keep them entertained.
As we do not have our own leisure facilities, we are pleased to offer you the facilities of Roko Leisure Club. This exclusive leisure club is just a five minute drive from the hotel. For just £10 per visit, you can use all the facilities, including the fully air conditioned gym, a 20 metre swimming pool, bubble pool, sauna, spa and steam rooms.
We have partnered with York based limousine service Wharfe Chauffeurs to offer our guests a luxury mode of transport. Nic Bartle from Wharfe Chauffeurs will personally collect you from home or office and effortlessly transport you to the hotel.
Wharfe Chauffeurs primary vehicle is the long wheel based BMW7 Series. These limousines come with onboard TV, DVD and audio entertainment systems, are extremely spacious and offer passengers (capacity 4) an exceptionally comfortable journey. The company also offer luxury travel services for larger groups through their network of partners who operate Mercedes Vianos and Mercedes Sprinter Mini Coaches.
Wharfe Chauffeurs has experience in delivering a high quality service and their clients include royal family members.
York – Manchester (or vice versa) £140 Executive vehicle or £180 by Limousine
York – London (or vice versa) £220 Executive vehicle or £240 by Limousine
The prices rival first class train fares – for eg London – York £168/£336 single/return
Open Top Bus Tours
Take a tour around the city. The bus takes 45mins – 1hour and you can get on and off at any of the 15 different stops. Buses depart regularly throughout the day; tickets can be purchased on the buses themselves and are valid for 24 hours.
During the day, cruise along the River Ouse on one of the guided river trips or hire your own self drive boat. In the evening, both floodlit and ghost cruises take place.
York has two very prestigious theatres. Both are within easy walking distance of The Grange Hotel.
The Theatre Royal is located opposite the Art Gallery in Exhibition Square.
The Grand Opera House is on Cumberland Street, just a fifteen minute walk from The Grange.
York Race Meetings
York Racecourse has long been known as the Ascot of the north, and truly lived up to that name in 2005 by brilliantly hosting the Royal Ascot festival, as the iconic southern course underwent redevelopment. For a full list of York Race Meetings please visit the website below.
For a full list of events and activities in York please visit www.whatsonyork.com