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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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A Great Historic Street...

The Shambles is a fantastic Medieval street, dating from the 14th Century. It has been mentioned in the Domesday book of 1086. The name means 'street of butchers'and is derived from 'fleshammels'...
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Myfanwe
Jul 17, 2010

The Shambles

The Shambles is a great lane that was once the home to the City's Butcher's were the annimals which would have been kept at the back of the shops would be slaughtered and cut up and sold. The wide...
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Balam
Jul 07, 2010

Shambles - Famous street

The Shambles is a narrow medieval street, a few minutes walk from York Minster. It was mentioned in the Doomsday Book under it's Latin name - In Marcello. The word Shambles derives from the medieval...
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joanj
Nov 23, 2009

Medieval Street

The Shambles is a beautifully preserved medieval shopping street. It was home in medieval times to the cities butchers. Shambles comes from the Saxon word "Fleshammels". This means "the street of the...
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tim07
Aug 20, 2009

The Shambles is a must. A...

The Shambles is a must. A small street of butchers, well it was, althouth now touristy full of little shops including one that sells Whitby Jet, you can still get a feel of what is was like in its...
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markwalk
Nov 02, 2008

Shambles

The Shambles is the oldest street in York and stretches from the Pavement nearly to Low Petergate. This narrow and short medieval street is best characterized by its very picturesque timber-framed...
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Ricmenoli
Sep 02, 2008

The Shambles

This is a few cobbled streets with overhanging Tudor buildings. The Shambles is a really busy area of York, it is the most visited street in the UK and it has a good selection of shops, restaurants....
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margaretvn
Apr 27, 2008

The Shambles

What can I say about the Shambles that has not already been written about? Here is one of Englands narrowest streets that thankfully survived the Baedecker air raids of 1942. On first impressions it...
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Britannia2
Mar 29, 2008

Shambles

Over 900 years old, Shambles is York's oldest street -- as you can see from my photo the buildings lean towards each other and it really gives the feeling of being transported back in time to the 15th...
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Ben-UK
Oct 15, 2007

The Shambles

Don't miss visiting the Shambles, even if it's the most touristy street in York. The narrow street, at one spot you could literally reach across the street and join hands on the upper floors, with...
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Dabs
Jun 07, 2007

Yarn!

The best local Yarn shop on the Shambles is called Sheepish. This is the "designer" street of local touristie stuff. You can get the tradtional butchers, there are numerous chocolate shop, and a coin...
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ChartIt
May 14, 2007

THE LITLE SHAMBLES

The Small Shambles is the extremely short passageway between the Shambles and the Market. Supposedly Whip-Ma-Whop-Ma-Gate is the shortest street in York (with the longest name). Well, Little Shambles...
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DAO
Mar 18, 2007
 
 
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Things to Do Near Shambles

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Past Images - CLOSED

Why don't you commerate your visit to this city by posing in medieval wear for a picture to show the folks back home, or in our case, to show the folks of VT ;-) It was a sweltering 30C in York the...
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Shrine of St. Margaret Clitherow

The shrine of Margaret Clitherow is in the Shambles York ,she is an english saint and martyr of the roman catholic church.. Born in York in 1556 her father was of the english church.She married John...
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Gert and Henry's

Gert & Henry's is the name of a Restaurant that is near the Market. The building is an old Tudor House, built in 1600 and restored for use as a Restaurant in 1929. It is a two-storey, gabled and...
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Shambles Market - Newgate Market

I was surprised! EVERY DAY THEY HOLD A MARKET IN YORK, and even on a cold and wet day, the Market was being held. Early morning, and people were setting up in the rain, I really felt sorry for...
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Roman Bath Inn

The Roman Baths Inn is situated in a lovely position overlooking Samsons Square in the centre of York. In 1930 it was discovered that the site of the Roman baths was in the foundations below the Pub....
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Merchant Adventurers' Hall

I saw Theatre in the Mill's Jekyll & Hyde at the Merchant Adventurers' Hall undercroft (Please read my review here) in March (2015). The Merchant Adventurers' Hall, built in 1357, is a medieval...
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