WELCOME TO YORKSHIRE

Experience Yorkshire hospitality at its best. The Milford Hotel is located in the heart of Yorkshire and is the ideal base to explore everything Yorkshire has to offer.

For those not fortunate enough to be visiting Yorkshire to relax and visit its many attractions, but are instead visiting Yorkshire on business the Milford Hotel offers the perfect retreat from the busy city centre hotels of Yorkshire.

Whatever your reason for visiting Yorkshire, we hope you find these hotels pages on local areas in Yorkshire helpful. Why not click on the various locations within Yorkshire below to find out more about the area with ideas of things to do and see.

Alternatively click on our Local Attractions page to find our more about events and attractions happening in the Leeds and Yorkshire area over the next few months. 

LOCAL WEATHER

LEEDS

Leeds is rapidly becoming one of the countries most vibrant and cultural cities.

The cosmopolitan city of Leeds is only 10 miles from the  Milford Hotel and offers something for everyone. With free car parking and Leeds on the doorstep, the Milford Hotel is the ideal place to stay whatever your interests.

Leeds Business Information
Below are a list of Leeds Business Parks and Industrial Estates and their distance from the BEST WESTERN PLUS Milford Hotel.

  • Thorpe Park Business Park, Leeds - 3 miles
  • City West Business Park, Leeds - 11 miles
  • The IDAS Industrial Estate, Leeds - 8 miles
  • Beeston Royd Industrial Estate, Leeds - 11 miles

Events in Leeds

  • Leeds Festival - Friday, Saturday and Sunday August bank holiday weekend - The Leeds Carling Festival is once again returning to Bramham Park.
  • Harewood House - local attraction with events this summer
  • Bramham International Horse Trials - Every year. The popular trials are both an equestrian sporting and social event and been held at Bramham Park since 1974.

Shopping
There are many shopping centres open within the city centre of Leeds. The Victoria Quarter has the famous Harvey Nichols or you can shop at the Trinity Centre which has a wide range of  shops and restaurants.

Local Attractions
You can visit museums such as the Royal Armories or take in the splendor of stately homes such as Harewood House.

Local Transport Link
The hotel is located 1 miles from Micklefield Train station where trains run approximately every 30 minutes into Leeds City Centre costing on average £4.00 for a standard open ticket. 
A Taxi from the hotel to Leeds City centre will cost on average £20.00/£25.00 The hotel is happy to try and arrange a taxi for our guests however we do not guarantee this service. 

YORK

The historic city of York is only 30 minutes from the Milford Hotel and will keep you entertained for days with its many museums, sight-seeing tours, boat trips and of course York Minster. Along with a visit to the Jorvik centre, York Dungeons, it's a city not to be missed. On the outskirts of the centre is the Yorkshire Air Museum which is the largest independant air museum in Britain.

For those feeling more energetic the York City Walls are worth a walk around, whatever the time of year.

York also boasts one of the countries finest racing venues in York Racecourse​.

Events in York

  • York races - throughout the year. 
  • Ebor Festival at York Racecourse - August every year visit their website for more details.
  • York Festival of Food & Drink - September.
  • Events are happening throughout York and the surrounding area please view our visit York tab or the Welcome to Yorkshire website for further details.  

Local Transport Links 

The hotel is located 1 miles from Micklefield Train station where trains run approximately every 60 minutes into York City Centre costing on average £9.00 for a standard open ticket. 
A Taxi from the hotel to York City centre will cost on average £25.00/£30.00
The hotel is happy to try and arrange a taxi for our guests however we do not guarantee this service. 

WETHERBY

Wetherby is a charming historic market town located 10 miles north of the Milford Hotel.

Wetherby is famous for its regular farmer's market and 'Wetherby in Bloom' team, who consistently keep Wetherby's floral displays as some of the best in Europe. Enjoy a leisurely time sat watching the world go by at the riverside. 

Wetherby Business Information
Below are a list of Wetherby Business Parks and Industrial Estates and their distance from the Milford Hotel.

  • Thorpe Arch, Wetherby - 6 miles
  • Wetherby Business Park, Wetherby - 6 miles

CASTLEFORD

Located 5 miles from the Milford Hotel, Castleford is one of the North's most up and coming towns.

Xscape Castleford is the ultimate entertainment venue, offering a unique combination of entertainment and extreme sports, including the countries biggest real snow ski slope. Other attractions of Castleford include the Junction 32 Outlet Village or visit the local wildlife RSPB Fairburn Ings.

Castleford Business Information
Below are a list of Castleford Business Parks and Industrial Estates and distance from the Milford Hotel

  • Carrwood Road Industrial Estate, Glasshoughton - 3 miles
  • Saville Industrial Park, Castleford - 6 miles
  • Sterling Industrial Park, Castleford - 8 miles

PONTEFRACT

Pontefract is located just under 10 miles south of the Milford Hotel and is a historic market town dating back to at least the middle ages. Pontefract Castle was built by the Normans in about 1070, however the castle has been in ruin since 1644, when it was besieged during the English Civil War.

Pontefract Business Information
 
Below are a list of Pontefract Business Parks and Industrial Estates and their distance from the Milford Hotel:

  • Onward Business Park, Ackworth - 8 miles
  • Langthwaite Grange Industrial Estate, South Kirkby - 10 miles
  • Colonels Walk Tanshelf Industrial Estate, Pontefract - 8 miles
  • Normanton Industrial Estate, Normanton - 8 miles
  • Kinsley Industrial Estate, Kinsley - 10 miles
  • A1 Business Park, Knottingley - 7 miles

HARROGATE

Harrogate is a beautiful town, nestled in the foothills of the Yorkshire Dales. The Milford Hotel is located about half an hour from Harrogate and is the perfect base for exploring Harrogate and the Yorkshire Dales.

After you have exhausted the boutiques and enjoyed lunch at Bettys you can relax and enjoy the Turkish Baths. Along with this you are also able to visit the many exhibitions and shows at the Harrogate International Centre and the annual Great Yorkshire Show held at the Yorkshire Showground.

FInd out more on the Visit Harrogate website.

Local Transport Links 
The hotel is located 1 miles from Micklefield Train station where trains run approximately every 15/20 minutes into Harrogate City Centre costing on average £12.00 for a standard open ticket. 
A Taxi from the hotel to York City centre will cost on average £30.00/£35.00
The hotel is happy to try and arrange a taxi for our guests however we do not guarantee this service

SHERBURN-IN-ELMET

Less than five minutes from the Milford Hotel is Sherburn in Elmet. Sherburn is now the home of a major international industrial site for companies such as Sainbury's, Debenhams, Ejot and Legal and General Homes to name but a few.

Sherburn in Elmet is also known by bikers the world over for 'Squires Cafe Bar'. This biker's cafe, located between Sherburn and the Milford Hotel, is open all year round regularly gets up to 10,000 visitors every week during the summer. The cafe was first established in 1954 and holds several events throughout the year. Visit the Bikers Guide for more details 

Also if you seek adrenalin, then Sherburn Airfield host the amazing driving experiences days. 
Just on the edge of Sherburn in Elmet village is an airfield from which light aircraft and helicopters operate from for business and private use.

The second largest meeting room in the hotel, the Sherburn Room, is named after Sherburn in Elmet, More information available in our meeting room section.