A STREET in York has been named the best in the country for holiday accommodation.

Bootham Crescent was awarded the title by Quality In Tourism on behalf of Visit England, after a review of thousands of streets in the UK which contain six or more holiday accommodation establishments.

The street has seven hotels and B&Bs, six of which have a QiT accreditation.

Neil Quigley, the managing director at Quality in Tourism, said: “Big congratulations to Bootham Crescent for being the number- one street.

“The UK, and in particular Yorkshire, has a thriving hospitality and tourism scene.

“And it’s important for those accommodation types to be congratulated and rewarded when producing a high-quality service, and running a high-quality establishment.

To view the full list go to qualityintourism.com