What's New

Content update in many areas following closures and changes around York. Broken URL links repaired. Change of app store texts to produce a better overview of the product and brand.

App Description

YORK’S BEST is an ideal travel guide to this historic English city. Written by a pro-author it explores key NEIGHBOURHOODS; details SIGHTS; outlines ITINERARIES; and suggests great places to EAT & DRINK. All content (115 points-of-interest & 243 pics) is original; no recommendations are ads!

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***Published by TouchScreenTravels.com: independent travel guides for the digital age. Our Touch Your Travels.***

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*YORK’S BEST* starts with a TRIP ESSENTIALS section to help with planning that includes ACCOMMODATION suggestions, a guide to EVENTS, and TRANSPORT info.

A rundown of all the key DISTRICTS then helps orientate you, while an ITINERARIES section offers first-timers an ideal way to explore the city using easy-to-follow routes.

Or, if you’re keen on exploring local ART or ARCHITECTURE; finding out about city HISTORY; spending time outdoors in PARKS & GARDENS; or just want to find the best attractions for KIDS & FAMILIES, you might just dive straight into one of these themed sections. Other such sections include CHURCHES, MUSEUMS and FREE ATTRACTIONS.

Finally the app details many good places to EAT, DRINK & SHOP; with a rundown of the main CAFES, PUBS, RESTAURANTS, THEATRES and CINEMAS to ensure that perfect urban getaway.

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APP FEATURE: TRIP ESSENTIALS
Key planning info, including:
• Accommodation
• Costs
• Information
• Seasons, Festivals & Events
• Transport

APP FEATURE: DISTRICTS
Meet the key city districts:
• The Castle Area
• The Minster Area
• The Station Area

APP FEATURE: ITINERARIES & TOURS
Easy-to-follow routes & group tour links, including:
• York In-A-Day
• The Minster In-2-hours
• Walk the Walls In-Half-A-Day
• Cycling, Boat & Bus Tours
• Walking Tours

APP FEATURE: INTERESTS & ACTIVITIES
Backgrounders and practical advice on:
• Architecture
• Art
• Churches
• York For Free
• History
• Kids & Families
• Museums
• Parks & Gardens

APP FEATURE: EAT, DRINK, SHOP & WATCH
With backgrounders on local food and tips for souvenir hunting:
• Cafés & Tea Rooms
• Local Foods
• Pubs
• Restaurants
• Shops & Shopping
• Theatres & Cinemas

APP FEATURE: TECHNICAL
• One-click website LINKS.
• One-click PHONE CALLS (on phones).
• NAVIGATE quickly using the app's global search; internal hyperlinks, and its many images.
• LOCATION info (using your device's GPS).
• Detailed MAPS and the ability to ADD YOUR OWN markers.
• Save and share FAVOURITES.
• Easily CONTACT the author.


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CREDITS
Author: Raymond Williams has lived in York for over thirty years. Following a career in publishing, he is now following in the footsteps of his son, an experienced travel writer. This is his third e-guide to this ancient city.
Icon: Pub[email protected]
Feature graphic: Matt [email protected]

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iPhone Screenshots

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iPad Screenshots

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App Changes

  • March 31, 2018 Initial release
  • June 13, 2019 New version 1.2
  • August 16, 2019 New version 1.4
  • August 05, 2021 New version 1.5
  • August 05, 2021 Price increase: FREE! -> $2.99