Those of you heading off to uni for the first time in September might be wondering where all the cool hang outs are. If you’re going to the University of York, get ready to have the time of your life!
Home to the real Diagon Alley, more than a few quirky bars and gorgeous Roman ruins, you’ll never run out of things to do in York.
Here’s our pick of the best.
1. For brunch: Mannion & Co.
This artisan bistro cafe is a local favourite and should be top of the list for any brunch-lovers out there.
Also try Betty’s when the parents are in town.
2. For studying: Gatehouse Coffee
There are dozens of indie coffee shops in town, but we have it on good authority that Gatehouse is one of the best. Part old English library, part Christian gothic, this quirky cafe is perfect for curling up with your book and latte.
3. For spending time outside: Museum Gardens
4. For going out: Evil Eye Lounge, Dusk, Vudu and Blue Fly
Alas, you’ve just missed out on the epic Willow, but these quirky places will quickly become your new watering holes.
By Reenat Sinay