By Foot

From York Train Station From the train station it will take approximately 10 minutes to walk to King’s Manor. When exiting the train station via the main entrance turn left onto Station Avenue. As you leave the station you will walk past the Royal York Hotel on your left. Continue along the footpath as it bends round to the left going under the city walls. With Aviva on the right hand corner turn left and walk over Lendal bridge heading towards the city. Continue along Museum Street passing Costa coffee on your right. Continue walking along Museum Street heading towards the Minister. When you reach a 4 way intersection turn left onto St Leonards Place (Visit York will be on your right). Continue along St Leonards Place going past Theatre Royal on your right. When you reach the traffic lights turn left into the square and the entrance to the King’s Manor is through the black iron gates (when you turn into the square you will see York art gallery and the fountain).


York has great many bus links across the City. The best bus stop to reach King’s Manor is at Exhibition Square and the entrance to King’s Manor will be in front of you.There are also a variety of Megabus and National Express services which stop at the Railway Station

By Train

York has good public transport links.Trains to York from London take just under two hours, with trains from Edinburgh taking just under two and a half hours. Leeds around 20 mins. A taxi from the station to King’s Manor will cost around £5 and take approximately 5-10 minutes depending on traffic.

By Car

Please note car parking at King’s Manor is for disabled guests only. Disabled parking is available free of charge however you must display you’re Blue or Orange Badge in the car windscreen at all times.

Use of Public transport is strongly advised, please see park and ride links below.

Directions from the A64
Follow the outer ring road towards Scarborough (A64) and Bridlington (A166). Take the slip road for York West (A1036/also signposted Askham Bar Park & Ride). Continue along A1036/Tadcaster Road/Dringhouses and go through the first set of traffic lights. At the second set ensure you are in the left lane and continue. At the roundabout (after York College) take the third exit onto Tadcaster Road/Dringhouses. Continue along this road for approximately 1.8 miles (you will pass through several sets of traffic lights). You will pass the Premier Inn on your left, at the next set of traffic lights turn left onto Queen Street/A1036. Continue along Queen Street, turns into Station Road (you will pass York Train Station and the Royal York on your left). Continue straight through the traffic lights) and then keep to the left lane as you pass under the walls . Continue over Lendal Bridge heading towards the City Centre (road changes from Station Road to Museum Street). You will come to a crossroads with Visit York on your right and York Minster in front of you. Turn Left onto St Leonard’s Place. Approximately 100 metres ahead on your left is the entrance to King’s Manor. You will need to cross into Exhibition Square to reach the entrance.

Park and Ride 
Getting to King’s Manor by public transport couldn’t be easier. Coming by car from the A64 take the exit for York (West). Follow signs for Askham Bryan Park and Ride. From the park and ride take the bus and alight at York Train Station. From the train station you can either walk or catch the number 2 or 59 and alight at Library Square (Please see details above).

Full Address:

Kings Manor, University of York
Exhibition Square