Aldborough is the site of the old Roman city of Isurium. The foundations of civic buildings and outer defensive walls can be seen clearly. The city of Isurium was popular with the most powerful officials of Roman York, and many of the consuls and governors of York had their villas at Aldborough.
In 1930 workmen were doing repairs to an old inn on St Sampson's Street in the heart of York when they unearthed an unexpected find; the ruins of a Roman stream bath, or caldarium. Further excavations revealed an adjoining plunge bath. The baths have been turned into a small underground museum, with displays of objects found on the site. St Sampsons Square,
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Extensive remains of a road which is generally thought to be Roman, though some authorities believe it to be either Saxon or, possibly, pre-Roman. Reached by a path across a field. Wheeldale Moor,
The face of this charming 45-room country hotel is an interesting composition of Tudor Rectory, Elizabethan Coaching Inn and Georgian House, creating a veritable maze of lounges for guests to enjoy. The newly awarded two rosette Rutland Restaurants offers three sumptuous menus for dinner including our daily changing house menu, … more >>
Monk Fryston Hall is a stately and picturesque mansion situated in the small village of Monk Fryston deep within the Vale of York. Dating back to the 1500s the hall and its grounds evoke a colourful history. Today Monk Fryston hall is a grand hotel offering guests tranquillity charm and … more >>