Local Attractions

Bishopthorpe is a village 3 miles south of York, close to the River Ouse. The York/Selby Cycle Path runs through the village and the Sustrans Solar System Cycle track runs from York to Riccall and is part of the National Cycle Network and Trans-Pennine Way. Twisted Cogs provides local bicycle hire in Bishopthorpe,  http://www.twistedcogs.co.uk/electric-bike-hire/


Bishopthorpe Palace, the residence of the Archbishop of York is situated in the village. North of the village is Middlethorpe Hall (www.middlethorpe.com), which is owned by the National Trust.


There are three pubs in Bishopthorpe, The Ebor Inn (www.facebook.com/eborinn), The Marcia (www.themarciayork.co.uk) and the Woodman (www.thewoodmaninnpub.com).


York Racecourse (www.yorkracecourse.co.uk) is approximately one mile from Bishopthorpe and offers Top Class Racing. The season commences in May with the Dante Festival through to October each year.


Bishopthorpe is situated approximately half a mile from York Crematorium https://www.york.gov.uk/downloads/file/13428/location_map_of_york_crematorium


Bishopthorpe is served by two bus routes – one route runs directly from the village along Bishopthorpe Road in to York, the bus stop is situated on Main Street across the road from Bracken Lodge Bed and Breakfast.

The other runs along Tadcaster Road in to York, the bus stop is situated on Main Street outside the library. The bus operators are First York (No. 11 Indigo Line), Connexionsbuses (No. 21 York, Askham Bar, Appleton Roebuck, Colton) and Transdev (Sunday service). York provides an excellent Park and Ride facility, the nearest one to Bracken Lodge Bed & Breakfast is situated at Askham Bar, buses run every 10 minutes, please click here for further information https://www.itravelyork.info/park-and-ride/park-and-ride-sites/askham-bar/


Visiting the Yorkshire Dales? Then we highly recommend that you stay at the Old Town Hall in Redmire - www.theoldtownhall.co.uk



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York Attractions

Not only does Bishopthorpe have the Archbishop's palace, shops and local amenities - we are also located just minutes from York and its many historic and famous attractions.

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