Discover a selection of 1,000 holiday rentals in York that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo holiday homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including parking available and internet/WiFi. Prices start at £ 105 per night, and cottages and houses are popular options for a stay in York. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
Top rated rentals — York
Destination guide

Head to the historical city of York

Come and experience York and its history, monuments and museums. Well known for its festivals, bars and local tours, this welcoming city won't disappoint. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.

Things to do

Activities and attractions in and around York

Are you searching for attractions to visit in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that York has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • York Dungeon (0.2 mi / 0.3 km)
  • York Racecourse (1.3 mi / 2 km)
  • York Maze (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
  • Tockwith Motor Sports Centre (8.7 mi / 14 km)
  • Wetherby Racecourse (11.3 mi / 18.2 km)
  • Kilnwick Percy Golf Course (13.4 mi / 21.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in York

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, York is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Yorkshire Museum Gardens (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Redwood Park Fishing Lakes (9.3 mi / 15 km)
  • Howardian Hills (13.5 mi / 21.7 km)
  • Bramham Park (13.7 mi / 22 km)
  • Stockeld Park (14.3 mi / 23.1 km)
  • Mother Shipton's Cave (15.9 mi / 25.7 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around York

The nearest airport is in Leeds (LBA-Leeds Bradford), located 24.3 mi (39.2 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Durham (MME-Teesside Intl.), which is 40.7 mi (65.5 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, York Station, York (QQY-York Train Station) and York Poppleton Station are the main stations in the city.

What are the top holiday rentals in or near York?

The heart wants what the heart wants, and right now it wants to go on holiday. Now's the time to pack your bags and zip off to one of these top holiday rentals in or near York:

  • Around 40 miles from the centre of York, you'll want to keep coming back to "Situated In The Heart Of The Village". It has 3 bedrooms and a range of conveniences like an iron and ironing board and internet services.
  • Alternatively, make yourself comfy at "Stunning Whitby Penthouse Apartment With Abbey View - 2 Bedroom Luxury Apartment". Around 40 miles from the heart of York, it has 2 bedrooms and comes with a video library and a dishwasher.

For even more great options, use the search bar at the top of the page to find the perfect York holiday rental for you.

What are the top-rated holiday rentals for weekend getaways in or near York?

Those chores can wait, because weekends were made for having fun. Take time out at one of these weekend getaways in and near York and make the most of all the terrific things to do close by:

  • Enjoy a change of scenery at "Beautiful And Very Spacious 4 Bedroom Detached Cottage In Picturesque Village", which is around 25 miles to the north of central York. There's plenty of adventure and nature to discover around here. Try some cycling and fishing or simply delight in the sights of Whitby Museum and Old Coastguard Station Visitor's Centre.
  • "Cosy Cottage With Shared Pool" is another great setting for a fun few days away. Around 6 miles northwest of York, use it as a base to do a little fishing or tennis. Wharfe Meadows Park and West Bank Park also have to be on your must-do list if you stay here.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around York?

Studio apartments are difficult to beat when it comes to character, convenience and location. Choose one of these studio apartments for rent in or near York and take in the local vibe and culture:

  • Make "Rural, Beautifully Renovated Barn For 2" your home away from home. This wonderful property features amenities including free toiletries and a fireplace.
  • Another excellent option is "Cottage Cow House At Thompsons Arms Holiday Lets + B&B". Make the most of golf, a nearby casino and other handy amenities during your stay.

When it's time to walk out of your studio apartment and cross off the sights, there's lots to keep you on the move around York. Passionate about culture? Check out The Milton Rooms and Gillies Jones Glass.

Can I find short term rentals in or near York?

Whether you're after a cosy cabin or a house with enough space for the family, you'll find the perfect place on Vrbo. Sneak in some downtime at one of these getaways in or near York:

  • For a fantastic few nights away, you can't go wrong with "There Is An Indoor Swimming Pool For The Use Of Visitors To The Site Only". It's nice and close to the centre of York, in addition to countless things to see and do.
  • "Filey. Active Leisure Or Relaxing Beach Holiday" is also ideally located. Settle in here and find out why guests rate this property highly.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near York?

Forget about roses and chocolates. Sometimes all you need is a weekend away, just you and your honey. At Vrbo, we've got romantic getaways in and around York that would make Cupid envious. Here are some we think you'll fall hard for:

  • Sneak off on Friday afternoon for a couple of nights of passion at "Rural, Beautifully Renovated Barn For 2". Around 19 miles from York, this property comes with lots of nice touches, including a fireplace and a restaurant dining guide.
  • Another place where you can enjoy a few dreamy days together is "Primrose Cottage, Saxton Grange". Around 11 miles from York, shopping facilities and pet-friendly facilities add to the atmosphere here.

What's the best place to stay if you're looking to rent a house for a weekend in or near York?

Around 1 mile from York, Bootham is a terrific place to escape to if you're stretched for time but want some fun. Spend your days exploring this well-known suburban neighbourhood and your evenings unwinding at one of our fabulous holiday homes. Alternatively, take a look at our range of rental houses in the suburban town of Acomb, about 2 miles from York.

What are the best large group holiday rentals in or near York?

Share your trip and boost your odds of having fun. Whether you're planning an adventurous getaway with your besties or a big family get-together, you'll have your choice of large group holiday rentals in and around York:

  • Providing space, privacy and comfort, you'll get your guests' stamp of approval at "Spacious Period Property On Historic". Up to 12 people can be accommodated at this escape which has 5 bedrooms, a swimming pool and a kitchen. It's around 6 miles to the northwest of York.
  • Invite as many as 12 of your favourite people to "Stunning Contemporary Barn Conversion In The Heart Of Yorkshire" and fill the place with love and laughter. This option has 5 bedrooms and is around 7 miles to the west of York. It's packed with features to keep your large group happy and comfortable, such as a garden and a chef.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in or near York?

Of all the amenities a holiday rental can offer, a pool is one of the most desired. Take a peek at these houses for rent with a pool in or near York and spend your time splashing around. Just don't forget to bring your inflatable flamingo:

  • Get comfortable at "Refurbished House", where your biggest priority will be lounging by the pool. Amenities such as a travel crib and books help make this getaway a favourite with guests.
  • Spend lazy holiday days splashing around or finding some peaceful moments by the water at "Cottage Cow House At Thompsons Arms Holiday Lets + B&B". This holiday home is another favourite and comes with childrens activities, a barbecue grill and more.

Wondering what the weather is like in York? It has an oceanic climate, with average summertime temperatures ranging from 50null to 65null. If you're chasing more inspiration on places to stay in this epic destination, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to scroll through our entire selection of York holiday rentals.

What are the best large family holiday rentals in or near York?

Every family get-together should be a memorable one. Whether you're organising a getaway with the kids or a reunion with relatives, Vrbo's large family holiday rentals in or near York offer a home away from home with plenty of space for everyone:

  • Sleeping as many as 8 guests in 4 bedrooms, "Beautiful And Very Spacious 4 Bedroom Detached Cottage In Picturesque Village" is the ideal place to hang out with the family. This retreat is 25 miles to the north of York and has creature comforts such as nearby birdwatching activities and towels.
  • "Spacious Period Property On Historic" also has the space you need to connect with loved ones. This rental is around 6 miles to the northwest of York, and accommodates as many as 12 guests in its 5 bedrooms. A fenced yard and a microwave oven will help keep everyone comfortable.

If you'd love to do some sightseeing, there are plenty of family-friendly attractions close by to put on your to-do list. York Dungeon, Flamingo Land Theme Park and Zoo and Shambles are excellent places to start.

Can I find family cabin rentals in or near York?

Time spent with family is important, which is why we'll help you find a place where you can truly connect. Book one of these family cabin rentals in or near York and make wonderful memories with the people you love the most:

  • "Malton Grange - Victory Greenland Luxury Lodge With Hot Tub. Rural Views" - Located around 17 miles northeast of the centre of York, this family-friendly getaway comes with a garden and nearby birdwatching activities.
  • "Cabin - Hopes And Beams" - This stay is another favourite with families and is around 25 miles west of York. Offering a kitchen, a TV and more, it'll get your group's tick of approval.

For more options, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find the York holiday rental that's perfect for your needs.