How long does it take to drive to York from The School House B&B?

We are situated just 10 miles from York and it takes about 15 minutes to reach the inner ring road of York via car.


Do you provide private parking?

Yes, we have a private drive next to the house with a secure gate.


Is there a bus service from The School House B&B into the centre of York?

The bus service runs every 2 hours to and from York from outside the house. You can view the timetable here.


Can I book just the one night?

Yes, of course you can. We understand that most places in York have a two-night policy which isn't ideal for many. For this reason, we are pleased to offer one-night stays.


Do you offer vegetarian and vegan breakfasts?

Yes, we cook to your dietary requirements. Please let us know your needs at the time of booking.


Can I bring my dog?

Yes, well-behaved pooches are very welcome. We don't allow dogs in the bedrooms, however, your dog can sleep downstairs. Remember your dog basket or crate!


Are you wheelchair-friendly?

Unfortunately, due to the bedrooms being situated on the 1st floor and the steep stairs, we are not able to accommodate people who use a wheelchair or have limited mobility. Sorry.


Is there a local pub we can go to for a drink and meal?

The Jefferson Arms is a 2-minute walk from the house and it provides good food and a great selection of real ales. We can make a reservation on your behalf. Just let us know when you book.


Which payment methods do you accept?

We take payments via PayPal, cheque or BACS- whichever is best for you. Please make cheques payable to Mr Paul Tulip. For PayPal, please send your payment to For BACS, please contact us for bank details. Thank you.


What is your cancellation policy?

We will return your deposit in full if you cancel 7 or more days before your booked stay. For less than 7 days, we will return your deposit if we manage to rebook the room.


What time do you close the doors on an evening?

We close the door as 8.00pm, unless by prior arrangement.

Painting of The School House B & B  from the field at the back. Painted by a local artist, Chris Mordue.