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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
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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

Whip Ma Whop Ma Gate Tips (2)

York's longest street name but shortest street

What a great name for a street. I wish more streets had great names like Whipmawhopmagate - it's rather more interesting than Castle St. or High St. Only 32 metres long, It's very easy to miss this street, which starts at the end of Colliergate and ends at the junction of Pavement and Stonebow.

Despite the plaque on the wall claiming the street name derieves from "What a street", Historians are divided over the true origin of the name. Some believe the "What a street" derivation, others believe it is related to the annual (in medieval times) Whip Dog Day, while another group believe the public whipping post on nearby Pavement may have been the inspiration.

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barryg23
Feb 18, 2006

the shortest street with the longest name

One of the most interesting places i was willing to visit was this street, the shortest streeet with the longest name.

Other visits are: Yorkshire Museum, Clifford’s Tower, The Shambles - one of the best preserved medieval streets in Europe , the Fairfax house one of the best historic monuments in England, the Jorvik viking center, where you will see how viking life was really like, Merchant Adventures hall and the National Railway Museum, where they tell you the history of the train

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Sep 13, 2002
 
 
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Yorkshire Wheel - CLOSED

I rode on a similar attraction in Manchester and my friend wanted to ride on the Wheel of York. So Ruth kindly treated me for a ride and we were given great views of York down below including the York...
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Bootham Bar

Bootham Bar is my favourite of York's gates - firstly, because I passed it everyday when I walked into the city, and secondly, because I thought it to be the most beautiful. Somehow I just really...
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St William's College

St Williams College is a beautiful half-timbered building located close to the Minster. It was shown to me during our VT meeting and I thought it strikingly beautiful at once, especially when the sun...
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Roman Column

Opposite the Statue of Constantine there stands a Roman column which was found during excavations in 1969. It was once one of some 36 columns that formed a part of the Roman Great Hall that once stood...
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Dean's Park

Dean's Park is right next to York Minster and is maintained by the Dean & Chapter a very pleasant city-centre park, with benches, lots of grass to sit upon (it's very popular with those taking their...
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Treasurer's House

It may have been used by the treasurers of York Minster since medieval times, but the Treasurer's House feels like a time capsule of Edwardian grandeur. It's easy to imagine oneself, while enjoying...
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