York and its neighbours Northam, Beverley, and Toodyay are home to some of the most beautiful family cottages, country pub hotels, and farm stays that celebrates the region’s unique heritage. Whether you’re travelling with your life long partner, group of best friends, or the whole family, looking for a luxury getaway or travelling on a budget, York has options for everyone.
From local pub hotel’s such as The Imperial, The Castle, and Settlers; luxury accommodation provider Wheatbelt Luxury Escapes; the stunning Faversham House, to local bed and breakfast Hope Farm Guesthouse, you’re spoilt for choice.
For a full list of accommodation options, download the York Visitor’s Centre Accommodation Guide here.
York is a primary destination for owners of campervans, caravans and RVs thanks to the beautiful caravan parks on offer.
If you’re planning to travel to the Festival this year with your home-on-wheels, check out York Travellers Rest Caravan Park or nearby White Gum Farm but be quick as both book out very early at this time of year.
Gwambygine Park also has 24-hour free RV camping with toilets, free gas BBQ’s and potable drinking water available too. Be aware that this site is a first-come-first-served location though.
Pubs, cafes, restaurants, farm shops – York’s dining options are endless and varied!
Along Avon Terrace you’ll easily find what you’re cravings with the main strip boasting a diverse range of food outlets from pubs such as The Imperial Homestead, Settlers House York, or the Castle Hotel, to cafes such as Botanicalia Cafe, Jules’ Cafe, and Nguyen’s Bakery Cafe, to cuisine specific restaurants such as Golden York Chinese or Italian Bellissimo York, you will be spoilt for choice. And don’t forget to sample the incredible catering on offer from our dining partner Gather York throughout the festival.
For a full guide of where to eat in York and surrounding towns, check out this great guide from Scoop Magazine.
In addition to the wonderful options from local cafes and restaurants on offer in York, The York Festival also attracts some of Perth’s finest food truck operators on our weekends.
From delicious Mini Dutch Pancakes served with icing sugar and butter and homemade sauces from Little Dutchies, to modern, authentic flavoured Japanese dishes from Oishii Modern Japanese Street Food, our food truck selection celebrates Australia’s rich and diverse food culture.
FOOD TRUCK SCHEDULE
Sunday 10 October
Please note: No food trucks will be York on Saturday 9 October.