York is a city in North Yorkshire, in the north of England. York is an historic city, featuring a large gothic minster and the winding streets of the Shambles. Throughout its history, York has seen many significant political events under Henry VIII through to being the home of Guy Fawkes and final resting place of notorious highwayman Dick Turpin. Modern York is home to many pubs, bars and restaurants with an expanding food scene. Properties for rent in York include spacious city centre apartments, in addition to larger family homes in the many villages surrounding the city. The Bishophill area is particularly desirable within the city walls.