Travel and Accommodation


The Centre for Medieval Studies is located at King’s Manor, just off Exhibition Square (YO1 7EP).


By Train

York is on the East Coast main line between London King’s Cross and Edinburgh, and is well-serviced by high-speed trains. Direct trains are also available from Leeds and Manchester. For further information, see

By Coach

National Express services to York operate from Leeman Road, which is a 10 minute walk from the Centre for Medieval Studies. For more information, see

By Car

There is no parking available at King’s Manor. However, York is well-served by a Park and Ride system, which runs from the ring road to the city centre. All Park and Ride stops are within a 10-minute walk of King’s Manor. For more information and times, see  

If you have additional needs that mean you’ll require a car parking space, please contact the organisers for more information.

By Bike

Public bike racks are available just outside King’s Manor. Attendees will be responsible for securing their own bikes.


York has a range of independent boutique hotels and B&Bs. There are also several major hotels in York city centre: the following are all a 20-minute walk from King’s Manor.

ParkInn – North Street YO1 6JF

Premier Inn  – 20 Blossom Street, YO24 1AJ

Travelodge  – Micklegate, YO1 6JG

Hotel Ibis – 77 The Mount, YO24 1BN

Safestay Hostel -88-90 Micklegate, Y01 6JX