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 Tour of Tourist attractions in York England
The history of York, capital of the north and second city of the realm, is the history of England.
York Minster is the largest medieval building in England and the biggest cathedral north of the Alps.
The York Dungeon takes you back to a time before English society became genteel and ordered, to a time when execution and torture were everyday events.
www.carltonhouse.co.uk /touryork.htm   (1475 words)

 york racecourse bed breakfast Crossways Guest House
York is in the centre of the Vale of York.
Like a golf hole surrounded by bunkers, York itself is surrounded by a number of ridges of small hills called a Terminal Moraine The quality of the soil is as a direct consequence of the ice age, where glacial deposits made the soil very fertile.
The landscape around York is mainly flat but dominated by small ridges of hills called Terminal Moraines one of which extends from the centre of York to Bilborough The Landscape of Copmanthorpe is split into two.
www.crossways-york.co.uk /york-racecourse-bed-breakfast.html   (588 words)

 The Racecourse Association - Britains Courses
Proud to be voted Racecourse of the Year 2003 by the Racegoers Club, York delivers quality racing throughout the flat season — an impressive number of the UK’s Pattern Races as well as several of the most prestigious handicap races in Europe.
York Racecourse is easy to reach from all the UK’s larger centres of population.
The Course is well signposted from the A64 and the York ring road and is no more than 20 minutes from the A1, which benefits from a new motorway link to the M1 itself.
www.britishracecourses.org /course_view.php?id=63   (218 words)

 york-england.com - bringing business to north yorkshire - quality of life section   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
York Racecourse, known as "the Ascot of the North" and voted best racecourse in Europe.
York's history can be traced back nearly 2000 years to AD71 when the Romans founded Eboracum, which, by the 4th century, was the capital of lower Britain.
In Georgian times York became the social capital of the north, and in the 19th century, it became a major railway centre and saw the expansion of Rowntree's Cocoa Works and Terry's Confectionery Works.
www.york-england.com /quality_york.shtml   (322 words)

 York, England hotel near Jorvik Viking Centre - Quality Hotel, GB096
York is situated in a prime location within York's famous city walls and walking distance from York Racecourse horse racing facility, the Jorvik Viking Centre museum and York Minster gothic cathedral.
This York hotel is minutes from the University of York, the National Railway Museum and The Shambles, a meandering, narrow medieval street and one of the most memorable attractions in this historic city.
York is an ideal base to explore the area, including towns like Harrogate, and the seaside and fishing towns of Scarborough and Whitby.
www.choicehotels.com /ires/en-US/html/HotelInfo?hotel=GB096   (452 words)

 York Racecourse - Online Horse Racing Guide to York Races   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
It recently won 'the flat racecourse of the year award' and was voted top in a newspaper survey.
There are two restaurants at York racecourse and it is a ideal location to hold a wedding or private party.
York station is a mile from the course.
www.bettingkingdom.co.uk /racecourses/york.html   (241 words)

 York Racecourse -Latest News -Archive   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
After the excitments of the first Music Showcase evening on Thursday York is now looking forward to group racing and the wonderful Killer Queen on Saturday July 29th.
This new contest has been introduced to bridge the calendar between the Coral Eclipse Stakes at Sandown and the Juddmonte International at York's Ebor Festival; several top trainers look likely to bring their progressive middle distance stars to the race.
For the best in racing and live music York is the perfect venue.
www.yorkracecourse.co.uk /morenews.asp?id=132   (337 words)

 York Racecourse - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
York Racecourse is a horse racing track in the southwest of the City of York with a spectator capacity of 60,000.
The most famous race to be held at York on an annual basis is the Ebor Handicap, which is run during the Ebor Festival meeting in August.
On June 14–18, 2005, York Racecourse held Royal Ascot due to Ascot Racecourse being closed for its £185 million redevelopment.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/York_Racecourse   (184 words)

 Lifestyle and leisure in York and North Yorkshire   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
York is surrounded by outstandingly pretty countryside and delightful villages in the Vale of York.
York has three cinemas including a VUE Cinema complex and arthouse films are shown at the attractive riverside City Screen Cinema.
There are several events at York racecourse each year and the city also hosted the Royal Ascot meeting in 2005.
www.york-england.com /quality_leisure.shtml   (330 words)

 York Welcomes Ladbrokes St Leger 2006 Decision
York Racecourse’s Chief Executive has said he is “excited and proud” about Doncaster’s decision to transfer the Ladbrokes St Leger Festival to York.
Mr Derby said everyone at York was already a great fan of the Ladbrokes St Leger Festival, and pointed out the Knavesmire had played host to the autumn Classic in 1945, whilst Town Moor was being used in the war effort.
Nicholas Wrigley, Chairman of York Race Committee, said he wanted to thank his team and recognise the role of outside organisations, such as City of York Council, North Yorkshire Police, the regional development agency, Yorkshire Forward, and course caterers, CGC Events, all of whom would be important partners in staging the festival.
www.racingbetter.co.uk /news/2005/12/york_st_ledger.html   (1186 words)

 BBC NEWS | England | North Yorkshire | Racecourse extension plans approved
On Thursday, the City of York's planning committee approved plans to build a temporary bend at the northern end of the course.
Officials from York racecourse say there is still a possibility of York being asked to stage a further Royal Ascot meeting in 2006.
York will get a better idea of how many meetings it will stage once Ascot has been granted full planning permission for its proposed development.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/england/north_yorkshire/3381629.stm   (169 words)

 York Racecourse - Contact Us - Directions   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
York Racecourse is just outside the city of York with good motorway links on the M1 and A1.
Once near the city, from the south, east and west the A64 and A1036 are the roads to follow.
From the north, use the A19 and A59, then the York Ring Road to avoid the city centre.
www.yorkracecourse.co.uk /directions.asp   (264 words)

 York Ebor Festival 2004
York is one of the premier tracks in Europe having recently won the Racecourse of the Year title and come out on top in the Times newspaper survey of all Britain’s racecourses.
York racecourse is situated on the famous Knavesmire and is one of the most historic tracks in the country.
August’s Ebor festival is the highlight of the second half of the flat season and is often called the Ascot of the north, combining fashion with a three day programme that is contested by some of the world's top horses and riders.
www.racingbetter.co.uk /races/york_ebor_festival.html   (262 words)

 York MRS - Travel to York
The access leaving the A1036 adjacent to the 6 on the map and that from the York Inner Ring Road are not recommended although they can be used for access if you know the route.
York is located on the East Coast Main Line with Great North Eastern electric services to London and Scotland.
The pick-up at York Railway Station is expected to be on the opposite side of the road to the station entrance as it has been in previous years.
www.yorkshow.freeserve.co.uk /howget.htm   (799 words)

 4.04.05: Cycling to Royal Ascot at York   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Cycling to Royal Ascot at York will be made even easier thanks to discussions between City of York Council, the racecourse and the police.
It had been feared that provision for bicycles would be minimal because of the security risk posed by unattended cycles in the vicinity of the racecourse enclosures.
Bill Woolley, the council's acting director of Environment and Development, said: "We know that historically, very few people choose to cycle to York Racecourse, but we recognise that a small number of people may want to leave their bicycles in the area and walk to the course.
www.york.gov.uk /cgi-bin/wn_document.pl?type=5575   (289 words)

 A Hotel And Tourist Guide To York, UK
From the towering splendour of York Minster to the bustling street markets and superb shops, York is the ideal place to have a Christmas break.
The Festival of Angels is a two-day outdoor free festival organised by traders in the small area of York city centre called 'The Quarter' as a thank you to all their customers over the previous year.
The area is closed off to traffic and a series of ice sculptures are placed along the streets, along with outside food and drink stalls, some street entertainment, and everything is dusted with snowflakes which fall from the upper storeys of the buildings.
www.cityofyork.com   (501 words)

 York Light Opera Company Ltd.
York Light has donated a raffle prize to help raise money for the Woodlands Multiple Sclerosis Centre.
York Light Members were presented with NODA Long Service Awards at the Company's Annual Dinner at York Racecourse.
York's three leading music theatre groups have branded evening parking charges a "dangerous and direct" attack on the evening life of the city centre.
www.yorklight.com /news.asp?id=87   (628 words)

 Kite Fantastic - UK Flying Site Guide - York Racecourse   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Racecourse, the Knavesmire is a large area of grass in the centre of the course and open to the public
The racecourse is a huge open area of short grass that is open to the public.
Approach the South of York on the A64 and take the A1036 towards the city (it is signposted The Racecourse).
www.kites.org /kitefantastic/Site_review/york_racecourse.htm   (228 words)

 Shire of York - State Government Looks at Viabililty of York Equine Precinct   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
York racecourse comprises just over 35ha of high quality land capable of being developed for a range of horse-related activities.
"The concept for York is for an equine-based facility supporting racing, pacing, horse owners and trainers, pony clubs, equestrian, riding for the disabled, carriage societies, endurance riding and other associated uses," the Minister said.
York Shire Commissioner Gavan Troy said a number of peak groups associated with equine industry supported the potential development.
www.york.wa.gov.au /news_notices/media_releases/york_equine_precinct   (351 words)

 York Racecourse - Corporate Hospitality, Client Entertainment, private boxes, marquee
Quality racing is delivered throughout the season, whether it’s the leading trials for the classics at the May meeting, famous races like the John Smith’s Cup, Juddmonte International or Tote-Ebor in the summer, as well as the concluding autumn excitement of the Coral Eurobet Sprint Trophy.
The hospitality areas at York win their share of the prizes too, with consistent investment being reflected in the Knavesmire Stand winning both, an architecture and Civic trust award.
York Racecourse is hosting the St. Leger Festival whilst Doncaster is being redeveloped.
www.sportshospitality.com /RC_York_Racecourse.asp   (277 words)

 !AA Hotel Accommodation York UK England
M1/M18/A1M/A1 Leave the A1 on the A64 for York and Scarborough, then leave the A64 on the A1036 with the sign for York West.
As the Racecourse is coming to an end, watch for the Fairmount House on the left.
A1 South Leave at the junction of the A59 for York, travel towards York City until you pass through an iron girder bridge, then take the right turn at the sign for Selby and Racecourse.
members.aol.com /sixstgeorg/york_location.htm   (149 words)

 York Marriott Hotel: a 4-star York hotel with superior meeting and conference centre, free parking and amenities of a ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
York Marriott Hotel: a 4-star York hotel with superior meeting and conference centre, free parking and amenities of a luxury hotel
With its sweeping views of the famed York Racecourse and Knavesmire Parkland, the York Marriott Hotel is set just beyond the ancient walls of the city centre, with its delightful shops, cafes and quaint lanes.
Walk past the lush gardens surrounding this premier York hotel, and you'll be greeted by our fine service and warm, welcoming atmosphere inside.
marriott.com /property/propertypage/qqyyk   (300 words)

 Document Title
HYMS is a partnership of the Universities of Hull and York and the NHS in the region.
Science City York was recognised as one of Britain's 'Science Cities' in Chancellor Gordon Brown's pre-budget statement on 2 December 2004.
Science City York is a partnership between City of York Council and the University of York.
www.york.ac.uk /admin/presspr/pressreleases/healthshowcase.htm   (517 words)

 York Wargames Society   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The show is being held at the Knavesmire Stand of York Racecourse.
This sketch shows the location of the racecourse within the City of York.
The 'outer circle' is the York Ring Road (A 64 and A 1237)
www.yorkwargames.org /vapmap.htm   (186 words)

 Crossways guesthouse York UK
Crossways guesthouse York UK A true Yorkshire Welcome awaits you here....
"Thanks for a great weekend, both the room and the atmosphere was excellent and I will certainly recommend you to anyone going to York.
The breakfast was well worth getting up for after a beer or two the night before.
www.crossways-york.co.uk   (307 words)

 York Racecourse - The Racing Guild
By Road: One mile south of York city on A1036.
By Rail: 1 and a half miles from York Station (from King's Cross).
The Racing Guild is registered with the Jockey Club and British Horseracing Board.
www.theracingguild.org /courses/york.phtml   (45 words)

 York Racecourse - Going racing at York Race Course   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
York Racecourse - Going racing at York Race Course
The course is almost horseshoe shaped and is 2 miles in length.
The M1/A1 link road is within a mile of the racecourse.
www.race-courses.co.uk /york_racecourse.shtml   (278 words)

 York Racecourse, York - Yorkshire - UK Activity
The racecourse stages some of the country’s leading flat races annually, culminating in the Ebor Festival in August (Ebor is the Roman name for York).
In 2005 the course was chosen to host Royal Ascot whilst the Ascot course was being re-developed.
Bed & Breakfast accommodation near to York Racecourse
www.ukactivity.com /yorkshire/york-racecourse.htm   (190 words)

 What's On York - events listings - festivals - exhibitions - fairs   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Tree of Life theme will be prevalent with elements that grow and elements that move with the breeze and has been designed it to look as if it is bearing fruit and flowers,...
This winter York will be more beautiful in the evening than ever before.
Many of the city's most treasured buildings will be bathed in light so that everyone can explore and enjoy York as much by night as by day....
www.yorknet.co.uk   (255 words)

 Marriott York Hotel - Discount York Hotel Reservations
The Marriott York Hotel is set in the quieter suburbs of York, and has views of York Racecourse.
The centre of York and it’s major attractions including York Minister and Jorvik Viking Centre are 5 minutes away by car, 10 minutes by bus or around 25 minutes walk away.
The Marriott York Hotel has pleasantly furnished rooms and leisure facilities that include an indoor pool and gym.
directrooms.com /england/hotels/marriott-york-hotel-2388.htm   (177 words)

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