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A warm Yorkshire welcome awaits you at Bowen House, Diane and Peter want to make your stay with them and in the City of York one to remember.
Bowen House is a restored Victorian guest house which offers a relaxing, quiet and friendly place to stay when visiting York combined with traditional warmth and hospitality. Bowen House is in a fantastic location, close to the City Centre and amenities with free off street parking covered by cctv.
We have five comfortable bedrooms, four en suite and one with its own private bathroom.
Start your day off with a hearty breakfast served in our airy conservatory and linger over a cup of fresh coffee and decide how to spend your day. York is renowned for its long history and the city walls that surround York are some of the finest and most complete in the country.
Combining its history with a vibrant city centre offering a continental cafe culture there is much for you to see and experience in York. There are special events and speciality market days held throughout the year which will all enhance your visit. York Minster dominates the skyline and is only a ten minute stroll from Bowen House and remains at the heart of the city’s top attractions alongside the famous Shambles and National Railway Museum. Both the Minster and Shambles are surrounded by cobbled streets and alleyways enticing you to explore and enjoy. York has so much to offer, a diverse array of shops including antique and book dealers, craft shops, boutiques as well as all the high street names.
If you really want some retail therapy there are two out of town shopping centres at Monks Cross and McArthur Glen. The City has many shady squares, gardens, tea rooms and riverside bars, to enjoy a relaxing drink or bite to eat.
There are many hidden gems in and around the City that will delight you. There is so much to see and do in the surrounding area you may need more than a weekend. Bowen House is an ideal base to stay longer.
Children welcome from any age.
SE 609527 53.96752 -1.07235
By Road - Bowen House is on the East side of the City Centre. Huntington Road is off the inner ring road.
Please see our website for full directions.
Sat Nav - Ensure you use our full address and postcode.
By Public Transport - Bus number 5 from Exhibition Square.
A taxi from the station will cost approximately £5.
- Children welcome
- Tea/coffee making in bedrooms
- Ironing facilities
- Private parking
- Totally non-smoking
- Dogs/pets NOT accepted
- Central heating
- Electric shaver points
- Visa/Mastercard/Switch accepted
- Vegetarian diet available
- American Express accepted
- WiFi or internet access
- High chairs available
- Cots available
Children welcome from any age.
Self-Assessed Accessibility Details
- Surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance is
- Solid ie tarmac / concrete etc
- Route from the parking area to the entrance:
- Is flat (i.e. without steps)
- Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to:
- Entrance to reception
- Good contrast between the floor and wall
- Bedroom furniture can be re-arranged if requested by guest
- Bathrooms available with:
- Separate shower unit
- Steps to the main entrance
- OneNumber of steps to entrance
- Entrance well lit
- Bell at main entrance
- Good contrast between the floor and walls
- Meals for guests with special dietary requirements can be provided:
- Sugar free (diabetic)
- Gluten free (coeliac)
- Lactose free (dairy free)
- Low potassium
- Low sodium
- Nut free
Bowen House was constructed in the Victorian era and does not lend itself to being modified to accept guests with mobility issues.