Advertise in York and reach students, tourists and commuters!
York is a city of huge historic importance. Located in North Yorkshire, the walled city attracts large numbers of tourists, whilst students flock to study at university. Visitors to the area come to see the Gothic York Minster Cathedral, the famous Jorvik Centre and the York Castle Museum. Bubble Outdoor can help your business advertise in York at these major tourist attractions.
The economy of York relies heavily on tourism and a high percentage of employment is based within the service industry. The last census recorded a total population of 198,051 people, 95% of which were British white and the largest ethnic minority population being Asian.
Advertise in York to Students
The student population in York stands at approximately 18,000! Consequently, York is a great place to advertise products aimed at younger generations. The city has two Universities, The University of York and the newer York St John University. The University of York’s main campus is based on the outskirts of the city whilst students studying Archaeology and Medieval Studies will be based at the King’s Manor in the city centre itself.
How is business doing in York?
York is a holiday destination for both visitors from abroad and within the UK and consequently, the tourism industry is a big contributor to the economy of York. Recent numbers suggest that the city welcomes over 6 million visitors a year which contribute over £560 million per annum. The service industry is the most prevalent with over 80% of people being employed in health, education, finance or IT.
Would you like to advertise in York near the Shambles shopping district? Phone box advertising costing £61 per week is currently available.
Which are the hottest tourist spots in York?
History buffs are drawn to the city to visit the many historical sights as well as world-class museums. The centrally located Gothic York Minster is one of the biggest draws which incorporates history from the Romans, Saxons, Vikings and beyond. The splendour of the cathedral is best appreciated when approached through the winding streets of the Shambles, home to many independent retailers housed in 14th-century timber houses. Other attractions include York Castle Museum, City Cruises, York Art Gallery and of course a visit to York would not be complete without a tour of the city walls.
Advertise in York to Commuters
The city of York is served well by major trunk roads and a ring road which ensures traffic keeps moving in the city itself. As a major tourist destination, many areas are restricted access and consequently, it can be easier to park and ride into the city during peak times. The city has a major railway station which ensures easy access to Manchester, Birmingham and London. Local commuters can also access the city bus system.
Are there any special events held in York?
As a UK city of special interest, there are many sporting, music and foodie events which take place year after year, including York races. Horse racing has been an intrinsic part of York for hundreds of years. The course is based in the south west of the city and is approximately a twenty-minute walk from the main railway station. Do you want to advertise in York at the Service Station near to the racecourse?
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