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The York Pass
"Choose from a 1- 2- or 3-day sightseeing pass to suit your schedule and enjoy the flexibility to visit the York attractions that you want at a time that suits you best. Passes are valid for your choice of consecutive calendar days from the time of first use. After redeeming your voucher for your York Pass you’ll also receive a color guidebook with detailed information about the historical city and its famous attractions. Use the guidebook to plan your independent sightseeing with ease.The York pass includes entry to 30 top attractions around the c and discover Gothic architecture at its finest on a visit to York Minster — one of the largest cathedrals in Europe. Entrance to family-friendly attractions such as York Dungeon and York’s CHOCOLATE Story are included in the pass alongside lesser-known treasures like Clifford’s Tower.Free Entry to Select York Attractions:Barley Hall Beningbrough Hall Byland Abbey Captain Cook Memorial Museum in Whitby Castle Howard
From GBP38.00
 
The York Pass
"Choose from a 1- 2- or 3-day sightseeing pass to suit your schedule and enjoy the flexibility to visit the York attractions that you want at a time that suits you best. Passes are valid for your choice of consecutive calendar days from the time of first use. After redeeming your voucher for your York Pass you’ll also receive a color guidebook with detailed information about the historical city and its famous attractions. Use the guidebook to plan your independent sightseeing with ease.The York pass includes entry to 30 top attractions around the c and discover Gothic architecture at its finest on a visit to York Minster — one of the largest cathedrals in Europe. Entrance to family-friendly attractions such as York Dungeon and York’s CHOCOLATE Story are included in the pass alongside lesser-known treasures like Clifford’s Tower.Free Entry to Select York Attractions:Barley Hall Beningbrough Hall Byland Abbey Captain Cook Memorial Museum in Whitby Castle Howard
From GBP38.00
 
The York Pass
"Choose from a 1- 2- or 3-day sightseeing pass to suit your schedule and enjoy the flexibility to visit the York attractions that you want at a time that suits you best. Passes are valid for your choice of consecutive calendar days from the time of first use. After redeeming your voucher for your York Pass you’ll also receive a color guidebook with detailed information about the historical city and its famous attractions. Use the guidebook to plan your independent sightseeing with ease.The York pass includes entry to 30 top attractions around the c and discover Gothic architecture at its finest on a visit to York Minster — one of the largest cathedrals in Europe. Entrance to family-friendly attractions such as York Dungeon and York’s CHOCOLATE Story are included in the pass alongside lesser-known treasures like Clifford’s Tower.Free Entry to Select York Attractions:Barley Hall Beningbrough Hall Byland Abbey Captain Cook Memorial Museum in Whitby Castle Howard
From GBP38.00

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Guided Walking Tour of Historic York

This sign is just outside Goodramgate, on the western side of the city, and this is the meeting point for a daily walking tour let by a local guide. It lasts for about two hours, and depending on the...
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Ghost Tours Run Rampant in York

Like an ancient city, York has its share of ghost stories, but there must be at least 10 different guided "ghost" tours of York done each night. On the recommendation of our B&B hosts, we chose the...
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Police on bikes.

Because York still has its Medieval street pattern, it's difficult for emergency vehicles to get through the crowded areas quickly. so there are police on mountain bikes, and paramedics too. They are...
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The Clergy & The Law

Our second day in York we hurried back to York Minster to see what we had missed at this amazing cathedral and low and behold, it was closed to the public because of the local barristers and clergymen...
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Romans: Vikings Saxons & Normans

York has been around a while.It was once second only to London.Barley Hall is the place to learn & experience how the Saxons lived as it's a Medieval TownHouse.The Hidden Secrets of York. Four Hidden...
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Not so innocent street

Just off High Petergate is the little Grape Lane with handicraft shops and similar. Don't think this is a quaint old York name to do with historical wine drinking with Richard III. Nope, this is just...
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Fire Hazard

At least four times in its history York minster was party destroyed by fire. In 1984 there was another fire - caused by lightning - which destroyed the south of the minster. Now when you light a...
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going for tea

I always thought the term " going for tea" meant to have 5 o' clock tea , but here it means to go for dinner ..there ya go !!I was complaining that I was hungry and he said we were going for tea in a...
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Recipe: Yorkshire spice loaf

Spice Cake was often baked at Christmas time, but has become an all-year-round favourite. This no-knead recipe is an easy way to recreate an old-fashioned and delicious yeast based cake.------350 g...
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Recipe: Yorkshire apple pudding

120g self-raising flour1 beaten egg300 ml. milk1 sharp apple50g lard or 2tbs vegetable oil---Put flour in bowl. Make well in centre and put in egg. Start beating, bringing in flour gradually, then...
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Recipe: Yorkshire teacakes

500g strong flour45g sugar40g lard or butter110g currants140ml cold milk140ml boiling water2 tsp instant dried yeast1 tsp salt---Mix flour, sugar, currants, yeast and salt. Pour water over fat and...
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Recipe: Yorkshire Parkin

Oats grow better than wheat in the north of England. and oatmeal is an essential part of parkin, the traditional northern form of gingerbread. This is a modern, lighter recipe, which includes more...
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Recipe: Elderflower champagne

Elderflower champagne was very popular dring the 1920s-30s. A very refreshing summer drink.--------Put 5 litres cold water in a food container. Add 5 elderflower heads, 1 sliced lemon, 500g granulated...
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Recipe: Yorkshire gingerbread

225g self rasing flour110g butter110g golden syrup110g dark soft brown sugar1 egg1 tsp bicarbonated soda1.5 tsp ginger--Grease and line an 18 cm round cake tin. Gently melt butter, syrup and sugar...
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Top Hotels in York

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51 St Denys Road, York, North Yorkshire, YO1 9QD, United Kingdom
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Station Rise, York, YO1 6HT, United Kingdom
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Duncombe Place, York, North Yorkshire, YO1 2EF, United Kingdom
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Saint Peters Grove, York, North Yorkshire, YO30 6AQ, United Kingdom
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28 - 40 Blossom Street, York, YO24 1AJ, United Kingdom
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Bilbrough Top, Colton, York, YO23 3PP, United Kingdom
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Top Things to Do in York

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Shambles

The Shambles is the name of a street in the old city centre. It’s an example of the preservation of much of the city’s medieval centre. It is well worth wandering around the narrow, cobbled streets...
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Minster

York Minster is known as the Heart of Yorkshire and is a architectural masterpiece built between the 1220s and the 1470s. There are tours to be made around the Minster and a book and gift shop. The...
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City Walls

Unlike its castle, York retains much of its original medieval city walls. It has to be one of the most complete and best maintained stretches of defensive walls in the world. The original walls were...
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Whip-Ma-Whop-Ma-Gate

Whip-Ma-Whop-Ma-Gate is probably York's most famous street and this is because it is the shortest street of them all. There are apparently several theories about how the name developed, the most...
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Castle Museum

I spent an afternoon exploring the York Castle Museum and the prison. The museum is designed for visitors to travel in the past and relive how local people lived over the last 400 years. There are...
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National Railway Museum

You do not have to be a train fan to visit here but I guess it helps. The museum is a look at England's railways over the years and is set partly in the old roundhouse of the York engine sheds. The...
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