Cheap Hotels in Selby
A modern friendly hotel, located on the A63 Selby Bypass, only 3/4 of a mile from the town centre. Our hotel also has a bar and family restaurant with a children's play area. At The Wishing Well, you will be welcomed by our team of staff who will look after you throughout your stay. We cater for everyone staying at our hotel from the discerning business traveller to a family of 4. Ample free car parking is available to all hotel guests.
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Hotels in Selby
Situated in a historical town on the Rive Ouse, Selby Hotels are conveniently located for visiting Selby Abbey and for making day trips to the nearby city of York.
The history of Selby can be traced back to the town's roots as a Viking settlement. This long history means that there are a number of historical sites dotted throughout the area. King Henry I is reputed to have been born in the town in around 1069, the Civil War-era Battle of Selby took place in the town and the area was also renowned for ship building throughout the 19th century.
Selby is home to one of the few surviving abbey churches of the medieval period, Selby Abbey. The building was founded in 1069 by Benedict of Auxerre and functioned as an important abbey until the dissolution of the monasteries. After the dissolution the abbey suffered from disrepair and large amounts of destruction until Sir George Gilbert Scott renovated it during the 19th century. One of the most interesting aspects of the abbey is the 15th-century Washington Window, including the heraldic arms of the ancestors of George Washington. The three stars above red and white stripes are said to be one of the main influences of the US flag.
There are a number of entertainment venues in Selby. Selby Town Hall features a regular line-up of lives bands, comedy and dance performances. The local football club is Selby Town Football Club and the local rugby union club, Selby RUFC, is based at Sandhill Lane Stadium. The town also boasts an array of shops, cafés, restaurants and bars. A short distance north of Selby is Skipwith Common National Nature Reserve, a pleasant area that features a range of walking paths and an abundant variety of wildlife.
Driving north from Selby will take you to the historical city of York. Here you'll find the breathtaking York Minster Cathedral, York Castle and The Shambles shopping street. Heading west along the River Ouse will take you to Leeds, a vibrant city with a fantastic variety of shops, galleries and museums.
Frequently asked questions about Hotels in Selby
What are the best hotels to stay in Selby?One of the best hotels to stay in Selby is The Wishing Well.
What are the most convenient hotel rates in Selby?The Wishing Well in Selby offers one night in a double room at the price of £59.
What hotels are in the central Selby neighborhood?The Wishing Well is located in the central neighborhood of Selby.
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