Wedding Travel

Allerton Castle

Allerton Castle, Allerton Mauleverer HG5 0SE, United Kingdom

Allerton Castle is situated 30 minutes west of York, remarked as one of the iconic cities of the United Kingdom, with history spanning to that of the Romans and Vikings. We recommend that guests stay within York for easy transit to the castle and to indulge in the rich history the city can provide.

Preferred Guest Accommodation 🏨

The York Marriott Hotel

Offering a beautiful location steps away from the York Racecourse. Nestled on five acres of lush greenery and landscaped gardens, our hotel impresses with a wealth of 4-star amenities.

Guests will be transported from this location prior to, and after the wedding day.

Use this link to reserve a room in our room block.
You may also call the hotel at: +44 1904 701000
For those in the USA, dial: 011 44 1904 701000

… Alternative Stays🛌

York offers a variety of unique accommodations for those joining us on our special day.

Something Old…

Grays Court Hotel

Dating back to 1080 and nestled in the heart of the exclusive Minster Quarter, Grays Court is the original hidden gem.

Something New…

The Grand York

The Grand was originally built in 1906 as a ‘Palace Of Business’ for one of the most powerful railway companies in Edwardian England.

Something Borrowed…

The Fat Badger

Set in the heart of the city centre, The Fat Badger is York’s most characterful Inn.

Something Blue.

York Pavilion Hotel

The hotel was originally a 17th Century farmhouse and was altered extensively in 1785 to become an elegant Georgian home.

Where to Fly… ✈️

For those arriving internationally, we have created two plans we suggest you follow.
We highly recommend using the Hopper App, which keeps track of flight and hotel prices for you, and lets you know when to buy!

Arriving into London (All Airports)

York bound trains depart from King’s Cross station hourly, with a 2.5HR ride time.

Arriving into Manchester

York bound trains depart Manchester Piccadilly station daily, with an approximate 1HR ride time.

Arriving into Leeds-Bradford

York bound trains from Leeds depart every half hour, with an approximate 30 minute ride time.

For all those completing their journey to York by train, we advise direct train tickets if available, and to ask conductors at the station if you have any confusion navigating the train station maps.

Whilst in York… 🍿🥂🎤

Explore York, a city rich in history and brimming with delightful experiences that perfectly complement our wedding journey. Here are some popular activities to make the most of your time in this captivating destination.

Step Back in Time…

Uncover the city’s fascinating history by visiting iconic landmarks such as York Minster, a stunning Gothic cathedral, or the ancient city walls. Explore the interactive exhibitions at the Jorvik Viking Centre, taking you on a journey through York’s Viking past.

Museums and Galleries Galore…

Dive into York’s cultural scene by visiting the National Railway Museum, showcasing historic locomotives, or the York Castle Museum, where you can wander through reconstructed Victorian streets. The Yorkshire Museum offers a captivating collection of archaeological finds and local history.

Stroll through The Shambles…

Lose yourself in the enchanting streets of The Shambles, a medieval shopping street lined with timber-framed buildings. Browse the charming boutiques, cafes, and specialty shops, and soak in the unique atmosphere that inspired Diagon Alley in the Harry Potter series.

Theatrical Delights…

Indulge in the vibrant performing arts scene in York by catching a show at the historic Theatre Royal or the York Grand Opera House. From captivating plays to lively musical performances, there’s something for every theater enthusiast.

Ghost Walks…

Delve into York’s eerie past with a ghost walk through the city’s historic streets. Led by knowledgeable guides, these atmospheric tours share chilling tales and legends, adding a touch of mystery to your visit.

Chocolate Indulgence…

Don’t miss the chance to indulge your sweet tooth in the Chocolate City! Visit York’s famous chocolate attractions like the Chocolate Story, where you can learn about the city’s chocolate-making heritage and even create your own sweet treats.