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We’ll keep you informed with the latest news from around the city, such as festivals, as well as useful links and our latest announcements.


We often get asked if we have any parking here at Lil's. Unfortunately with us being so centralised, we're unable to offer any. There are however several car parks nearby that offer great value and great security. The following are all close by and easy to find. St...

Our new Guesthouse: Lil’s on the Waterfront

We are happy to announce that we are now taking bookings for a new Guesthouse positioned right on the waterfront! Lil’s on the Waterfront is located right on the River Ouse, just a stones throw away from The Lowther. Rooms will be available from Thursday the 26th of...

The Top 10 Things to Do in York 2017

Book your tickets online for the top things to do in York, North Yorkshire on TripAdvisor: See 85,290 traveller reviews and photos of York tourist attractions. Find what to do today, this weekend, or in March. We have reviews of the best places to see in York. Visit...

The Year of the Viking

Be prepared as one of the most exciting periods of the city’s history is brought back to life – it’s the Year of the Viking in York. Celebrate the return of the notorious Nordic kings with some sword slashing, shield smashing fun at the annual JORVIK Viking Festival....

Lil's on the Waterfront

“Perfectly situated next to the river and some cracking little pubs and eateries, I will definitely be back again."

Adam, United Kingdom