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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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Prepare for walking and rain!

Some good walking shoes are essential, to battle cobblestones and the uneven surfaces of the city walls, as well as because you will probably be walking around so much. I think I never walked as much...
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ettiewyn
Oct 09, 2012

Bill Bryson - Notes from a small island

Notes from a small island by Bill Bryson tells the story of Bryson's last trip around Britain before moving back to the States after almost 20 years on the British island.The book is packed with...
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HORSCHECK
Apr 04, 2011

Coins of the Realm

If you are out and about in York make sure that you have plenty of loose coins with you so that when you meet up with the Morris Men you can ensure your "Luck Fertility and Sunshine" by dropping...
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JohnHarper
Jun 17, 2007

York weather.

York is, of course, in the north of England. Tourists used to visiting southern English destinations like London will notice it's slighly colder, slightly cloudier and slightly wetter. York, however...
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mwe
Dec 17, 2006

Day trip to York

Back-pack / Rucksack / Day sack (or a coat with large pockets if it's cold enough to wear one) Any, as long as they're comfy to walk in. n/a 35mm compact film camera will suffice, an SLR even...
jduck1979
Mar 23, 2006

Pack a comfortable pair of shoes.

If you go to York you'll do some serious walking as lots of others do...have a good look at the photo. This street was packed! Take my advise...I wish I had've!...and pack yourself a comfortable pair...
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lou31
Jun 18, 2005
 
 
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As York is in England waterproofs are a must anytime of the year just in case. There should be chemists and supermarkets around to buy this kind of thing. York has some very photogenic areas so...
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DUNK67
Jun 24, 2004

Taking pics of the minster at dusk

Bring a tripod. I thought my camera was ok to take evening shots without one and on the display the pics looked great. So I took loads of pictures - and they were all more or less blurred. The...
sabsi
May 13, 2003

Rough Guide to Britain

To explore Great Britain an up to date guidebook is very useful. I often use the Rough Guide to Britain (England, Wales, Scotland). It covers information for all budgets on the best places to...
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HORSCHECK
Sep 27, 2002

It's England, It Rains!

Umbrella and waterproof coat for those rainy English days.Comfy shoes for wandering for hours throughout the city. Camera with a wide angle lens to get good pic of Minster. Hard to get good pic as...
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hayward68
Sep 10, 2002

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The site of Clifford's Tower was used by the Romans as a cemetery. The bronze and pottery evidence confirms Saxon and Viking occupation. Standing high on its mound, the 11th century Clifford's...
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Michael_D
Aug 24, 2002

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We took the trains for three weeks of travel four days here and there. Our American Tourtistor luggage had large 6 inch wheels that were not effected by brick walkways, rail tracks, etc. Walking...
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sbrookes
Aug 24, 2002

A Friendly VT Expert

A VT York expert to show you around the sights is always handy and much appreciated :-)) We saw so much more of York - things we could easily have passed and not noticed so many thanks Steven.
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sandysmith
Jun 03, 2003

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Good walking shoes, warm fleece sweater and rain gear. Anything can be bought on location. Anything can be bought on location.
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ATLC
Aug 26, 2002

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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Saint Peters Grove, York, North Yorkshire, YO30 6AQ, United Kingdom
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Duncombe Place, York, North Yorkshire, YO1 2EF, 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

It is impossible to explain in words just how magnificent a building York minster is. It's not just its size or its architecture; it's the fact that it was built at a time when the stones were carved...
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National Railway Museum

Titled 2016, because the exhibits change from time to time,example Mallard and The Flying Scotsman are here in Feb 2016. The National Railway Museum is in Leeman Road York, North Yorkshire England.The...
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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

The castle museum of York was the highlight of the city for me during my short stay. Much of the museum centres on victorian England with pretty reconstructed rooms & shops from that era. In fact...
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Jorvik Viking Centre

Many Vikings travelled here from their Scandinavian homeland during the period from 800 to 1050 AD until wars led to the end of their time. Although they gained a fearsome reputation originally they...
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"York - potential capital of the north"
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ettiewyn

"York"
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barryg23

"The Old Capital of the North"
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leics

"History and shopping."
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"Eboracum"
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