Getting about

‘Mallard’ is less than 5 minutes’ walk from the Railway Museum, 10 minutes from the rail station and river, 20 minutes from York Minster and the city centre.  Yorkshire Museum 15 minutes on foot.  Wonderful shops, theatre, art gallery, museums, cinema, restaurants, pubs etc.

There are two small supermarkets which sell a wide variety of foods, less than 10 minutes away on foot.  There is a small Sainsburys in Bootham and another near the station.  M and S in town has a food section and the central market sells lots of fresh produce, including meat.  There are large supermarkets on the outskirts.

Budget car hire nearby on Leeman Road, also garage, car wash and valeting service.

Bicycle hire at rail station.  York is on the Sustrans cycle route to Selby (14 miles).

Buses in and out of town from Leeman Road.

Taxis available to/from centre and elsewhere.

The Railway Museum runs a ‘road train’ service to/from the Minster.

Serviced launderette on Boroughbridge Road, called Washing Well.