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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

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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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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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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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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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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...
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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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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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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...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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