location spotlight – york

location spotlight – york

when thinking of spacious, architecturally unique, and easily accessible, big cities such as london, birmingham, manchester, edinburgh come to mind first. however we shouldn’t forget about the smaller cities that also have a lot to offer – i’m talking about york! the walled city in the northeast of england holds the 13th century gothic cathedral, the york minister, the city walls which form a walkway on both sides of the beautiful river ouse, and of course some picturesque venues with something perfect for any event brief.

#1 the grand york

labelled one of the uks top five-star hotels, the grand york is a fantastic venue with a lot to offer. with the award-winning cookery school, indulgent spa, and centrally located, guests are guaranteed to experience ultimate elegance. the grand offers a vast range of meeting rooms suitable for any meeting size and type, including the grand boardroom which is a magnificent room with floor to ceiling wood panelling and huge windows for an abundance of natural light. only a 7 minute walk or 3 minute taxi ride away from the train station, the grand york from london central takes approximately 2 hours.

#2 yorkshire museum

sitting in the heart of the york museum gardens, the yorkshire museum offers a unique venue for any celebration, corporate meeting or ceremony. completed in 1831 to hold one of britain’s oldest public museums, the space now holds pieces of treasure from yorkshire’s archaeological and scientific past. the museum is the perfect setting for a drinks reception or buffet using the main hall and medieval gallery to impress guests. a short walk of 14 minutes from the station, or a 6 minute taxi journey this venue is placed in an idyllic location in york.

#3 bettys

in 1919 bettys very first café tea room was opened. these days, bettys has 6 café tea rooms as well as being able to provide wonderful event venues in york for a range of occasions. with a number of versatile event rooms, each upholding the style and expertise of the historic café tea rooms, bettys promises a unique experience for your guests. follow on from your meeting with a ‘learn to cook the bettys way’ experience, or sit back and relax while enjoying a luxurious afternoon tea. a 12 minute walk from the station to bettys or a 5 minute taxi journey this centrally based location is a great choice for your next meeting.

at seven events we understand finding the perfect location for your next event can be a challenge – that’s why our expert planners are on hand to help you every step of the way. give us a call on +44 (0) 207 659 4430 or drop us an email to info@sevenevents.co.uk – we’d love to hear from you!