The Mount School is situated in the beautiful and historic city of York, where our 16 acres’ site is only a fifteen minutes walk from the railway station and city centre.
The Sunday Times Newspaper declares York – home of The Mount, the best place to live in the UK.
A city with roman roots, where ancient walls surround a contemporary city. Within a 10-minute walk of The Mount there are museums, shopping centres, a thriving cultural scene, theatres, cinemas, two universities and a range of restaurants and cafes.
Perfectly located half-way between London and Edinburgh with the Yorkshire Dales and East coast on the doorstep, York is unlike any other UK city.
You can travel by train from London in just under two hours
York is only 90 minutes by direct train from Manchester Airport. York is also within easy commuting distance from Leeds-Bradford and Newcastle Airports.
York is one of the UK’s largest tourist destinations
It has all the modern amenities of a truly cosmopolitan city, bustling with quality activities and shopping; pass inside the walled city and around the world-famous Minster, and York’s extensively rich history becomes a delight to explore.
York is a very safe location; it is small enough to allow for a sense of independence but large enough to provide lots to do and enjoy.
Dinners out, shopping or visiting the many cafes
York offers a great location for our girls to take a break from academic studies. The security and convenience of York provides our boarders with the independence and freedom to discover their surroundings. York benefits from an extensive academic community, with its world-renowned universities and rich cultural life. Boarders enjoy a range of cultural experiences, including visits to the theatre and many museums. We also enjoy close links with York University, with visits from lecturers and trips to visit the campus.