Established by the Romans in AD71, a meeting place for over 2,000 years...
York Minster, York, England
- The city of York retains much of its historic beauty and significance. The city’s culture, however, is cosmopolitan. York has kept up with the times, its ancient medieval architecture sits aside stylish modern developments, creating a mosaic city-scape with an unconventional vibe that enables business events to thrive in its many superb venues.
- York can be reached by road or rail in around an hour from three airports that fly to international destinations; Leeds Bradford Airport, Humberside Airport and Durham Tees Valley International Airport. Or use the main international gateways in London and Edinburgh, these capital cities, offering a choice of international airports, are just over two hours away by train.
- The long list of great venues in York includes the centrally located York Barbican and the world-class research and teaching facilities at the University of York. York Barbican’s main room, the Auditorium, accommodates 1,500 delegates for conferences and events and up to 400 for seated dining. The university hosts small and large events of up to 1,190 delegates in its tiered auditorium, and this academic venue also offers 1,500 bedrooms.