Roomzzz York City

Location Roomzzz Aparthotel has a riverside location overlooking the River Ouse and is conveniently situated just a 15 minute walk from York Railway Station and close to all of the city's main attractions. Arrival and Check-in Check-in is from 3.00 p.m. in the spacious lobby where we were welcomed with a smile and attended to …

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Day 2. Exploring historic York

After a good night's sleep at the Roomzzz Aparthotel, we enjoyed our complimentary Grab & Go breakfast before setting out for a second day of city sightseeing. Mist was just beginning to lift as we strolled along the riverside path outside the hotel towards York Castle Museum just a few minutes walk away. It's a …

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Day 1. Visiting historic York

We set off bright and early in order to maximise our time in York as there were so many things we wanted to see and do during our short stay. Arriving mid-morning at our riverside accommodation, the newly opened Roomzzz Aparthotel, we were pleasantly surprised to find that our room was ready so we dropped …

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The Great Yorkshire Show

After enjoying my visit to the Great Yorkshire Show last year I was even more excited to return to Harrogate once again to attend the 161st agricultural show. This three day event is one of the biggest in the English calendar and showcases the best of British farming, food and the countryside plus lots more …

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The Wheatley Arms, Ilkley

Location This handsome stone inn stands proudly in the small village of Ben Rhydding set amid leafy lanes and in the shadow of the famous Cow & Calf Rocks on Ilkley Moor. The hotel lies 18 miles north west of Leeds and just one mile from the Victorian spa town of Ilkley which oozes charm …

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Day 3. The Calderdale mill towns of Heptonstall and Todmorden

Our short break in the picturesque South Pennine town of Hebden Bridge was nearing its end and we reluctantly packed our belongings into the car and bade farewell to Josephine, the friendly owner of the Croft Mill Aparthotel where we'd enjoyed a two night stay. It was then only a short drive up to the …

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Day 2. Exploring Hebden Bridge, Halifax and Sowerby Bridge

After sleeping soundly in our comfortable beds at Croft Mill we prepared breakfast from the generous hamper that had been left for us, feasting on organic muesli with strawberries and grapes, free range eggs and wholemeal crusty bread. It was again another bright, sunny morning as we set out to explore the idyllic small town …

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Croft Mill Aparthotel, Hebden Bridge

Location Croft Mill Aparthotel is located in the centre of the attractive small town of Hebden Bridge which lies 8 miles west of Halifax and is perfectly placed mid way between Leeds and Manchester, both less than an hour away. The apartments have a car park which is a huge bonus in such a popular …

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Day 3. Hull and the Humber Bridge

It was yet another bright, sunny morning as we enjoyed a final relaxing breakfast overlooking Hull's marina, if only each day could start like this! Having set ourselves up for the day with freshly prepared smoothies and full English breakfasts we gathered our things together and checked out of our room, leaving our bags to …

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Day 2. Visiting The Deep in Hull and dining at Ambiente

We woke to some lovely spring sunshine and started our day with a hearty breakfast at a window table of the hotel's restaurant overlooking the marina. As we tucked into our delicious breakfasts we watched the crew of one yacht preparing to set sail. The buffet had an excellent choice of hot and cold dishes …

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