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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

City Gates - Bars Tips (8)

Micklegate Bar

In Medieval times the walled city of York had four gateways and Micklegate Bar, the southern entrance, was the most important. It's name comes from 'mickle' (great)' and 'gata' (street) and it is...
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leics
May 24, 2016

Gates

York must have had so many gates in the past . There are still numerous gates to be seen. On arrival we were faced by one of these gates- a large central arch for traffic and smaller side ways for...
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uglyscot
Jun 20, 2011

Medieval city gates and ramparts.

Most of York's medieval ramparts, and four of the city gates. remain intact. People are permitted to walk along the top of the ramparts much as the sentries and archers did 700 years ago. Beautiful...
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hundwalder
Apr 12, 2008

City Gates

Along the city walls of York there are four gates (called 'bars'), these being Monk Bar, Bootham Bar, Micklegate Bar and Walmgate Bar. My photo is of Monk Bar which was erected around 1330 -- today...
Ben-UK
Oct 16, 2007

The Bars of York

Among the most impressive sights in York are the various bars which mark the entrance points at the town walls to the medieval city. There are 4 main bars, roughly at the north, south, east and west...
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barryg23
Mar 01, 2006

Walls and Gates

When walking in the around the inner city of York, lots of remnants of the old city wall can still be seen. And a walk along and on the walls really makes you step back in time for a while. Moreover,...
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JanPeter74
Feb 14, 2005

The Gates

The four main gateways into the old city stand at Bootham Bar, Monk Bar, Walmgate Bar and Micklegate Bar. The name "bar" refers to the simple bars which were leveled across the gates to restrict...
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Goner
Apr 07, 2004

Bars and Gates

Notice that in York the gates in the wall are called bars whereas the roads leading to the bars are called gates. Confusing I know ;)
sabsi
May 13, 2003
 
 
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Things to Do Near York

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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...
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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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