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The best way to find out more about The Mount School York is to come and visit us! Meet the teachers, hear from the girls and explore the grounds.


Many families often tell us they fell in love with The Mount on their very first visit, having felt the vibrant ethos and the warm family atmosphere. A warm welcome awaits . . .

Individual Tours

You and your family are welcome to come and look around at any time during the year; Mount girls take great pride in showing visitors around their school.  Visiting The Mount School on a typical working day is an ideal opportunity to get to know us better. To arrange an individual visit to the School, please contact our Admissions Department.

Virtual Visits

We understand that some families may not be able to visit the School in person. ‘Virtual Visits’ can be hosted using Zoom. On these visits you will meet with the Admissions Team, go on a virtual tour of the School, hear from the girls and meet with the Principal or Head of Junior School. To arrange a ‘Virtual Visit’ please contact the Admissions Department.

Open Events

Open Events provide an opportunity to come along and view The Mount School and meet the staff and pupils.. A programme of upcoming events can be viewed here.


By Rail – York is a major rail centre; London to York is one of Britain’s fastest rail routes at just 1 hour 46 minutes. Edinburgh, Manchester, Newcastle and Birmingham are similarly linked with high-speed routes. If you are travelling to York by train, The Mount is approximately 10 minutes on foot or 5 minutes by taxi from York Station.

By Air – We can be reached from several International Airports: Leeds/Bradford, Manchester, Newcastle and London airports. The onward journey to The Mount is under 2 hours from Leeds/Bradford, Manchester and Newcastle. Accessing The Mount from London Heathrow is only a 3 hour journey.

By Car – From the A1M, take the A64 for York and then the A1036 exit (signed York City Centre, Race Course and National Railway Museum). Keep left and follow the signs for City Centre. Take the second exit at the Tesco roundabout and after 1km you will pass the Knavesmire (York Race Course) on your right. 250m further on you will see the Elmbank Hotel on your left, take the left turn at the hotel and the School car park is at the top of the short hill.

Disabled Access – Disabled access to the School is via the rear entry.  You will need to enter the School through the carpark which is accessed via Driffield Terrace.

Visitors – For Security and Health and Safety reasons all visitors must report to the main School Reception.  Here you will be issued with a Visitors Pass.