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Alcuin Lodge Guest House is based very close to York city centre but in a quiet residential area. We are only a short walk from all amenities. Below are directions from the train station on foot, as well as directions from arriving in York by car. Traffic in the historic city of York can be very busy and car pollution causes damage to the city walls and cathedral. We encourage guests to use public transport wherever possible and we are only 10 minutes on foot from the railway station. You are very unlikely to need a car in the city as all the main attractions are within a 15 minute walk from Alcuin Lodge (York Minster is 7-9 minutes on foot from us).

On Foot From York Railway Station

(National Express coaches also pick up / drop off opposite the station)

  1. Walk along Platform 4 turning right just after the York Tap pub and immediately left along the car park before leaving the station itself (with the Principal Hotel garden to your right). NB - there are two car parks - you need the one that leads off Platform 4 - walk to the left with the train tracks behind you.
  2. Walk to the end of the car park, past the car rental bays, to find the exit ramp at the end. At the bottom of the ramp, turn left to the river.
  3. At the river, cross the rail bridge you can see to your left.
  4. As you step off the bridge, turn left in to the car park and follow along the left side of it. Turning left at the end brings you to an underpass (taking you under the train line). 
  5. At the end, turn left and immediately right (almost straight in front of you) and you’re in Sycamore Place.
  6. Alcuin Lodge is close to the end of the cul-de-sac, on your left.

By Bus From York Railway Station (approx every 10 mins)

  1. Take the No. 2 First York bus from Station Avenue (exit the front of the station and turn left. Cross over the traffic lights, staying on the same side of the road and the bus stop is the last one/stands alone).
  2. The bus crosses the river bridge, stops outside the Museum Gardens/Library, goes past York Theatre Royal, turning left at the lights. This is now Bootham. The Bus Stop you need is a few hundred metres along on the left, at Bootham Terrace (opposite a red phone box and hotel).
  3. Walk down Bootham Terrace and take the first right. This is Sycamore Place. Alcuin Lodge is close to the end of the cul-de-sac, on your left

By Car 

Alcuin Lodge is only a few minutes from the York outer ring road (A1237) on the north side of the city. If you use your SatNav/GPS, it is likely to lead you through the city centre and slow traffic. Directions below are a longer distance but likely to be much faster:

  1. From the ring road (A1237) on the north side of the city (about 11 o'clock if you're looking at a map), take the A19 towards the city centre along Shipton Road. As you approach the centre, you will pass Clifton Green on your right (a small open space which looks like a village green).
  2. A few hundred metres along, you will pass St Peter’s School on your right. Shortly after, turn right opposite The Churchill Hotel, down Bootham Terrace.
  3. Take the first turning right which brings you to Sycamore Place.
  4. Alcuin Lodge is at the end of the cul-de-sac, on your left. Parking is directly opposite to the house.

By public transport from Leeds Bradford airport

  • Click here for options from Leeds Bradford airport to York centre.

Cycling

The Way of the Roses cross-country cycle route passes the end of our street (Sycmaore Place) and is only a few metres from Alcuin lodge. We're happy to store cycles in our locked yard.

 

 

Contact Information

Call: 01904 629837 / 07891 855667

Guest House Address:
Alcuin Lodge
15 Sycamore Pl,
York, YO30 7DW, UK

Email: enquiries@alcuinlodge.com

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