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Stories and Tips York

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Tips and Hints

Written by Joy S on 04 Oct, 2011

* Get a York Pass, this allows you entry into different attractions for a reduced rate and makes it better value for money. You will make substantial savings if you plan to visit a range of different places.* Shopping in York is such a…Read More


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Overview and Highlights

Written by Joy S on 04 Oct, 2011

I think that York must be the north of England's most compelling city. It is compact, but despite this, there are so many things to see and do. 4 million visitors come here every year - so others must agree with my view…Read More


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Overview of the City of York

Written by Drever on 13 Jun, 2011

For 150 years tourists have flocked to York as it has much to offer. We made our way there in March. It is a no hassle place with all the attraction clustered in the city centre in what was the medieval town. For 2000 years…Read More


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Every Shopper's Paradise

Written by dkm1981 on 24 Jan, 2010

The city of York is, without a doubt, a shopper’s paradise. Offering everything from funky souvenir shops to the mainstream High Street giants, you can’t fail to find something here to spend your money on. The beauty of York is that the shops are laid…Read More


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Group Visit to York

Written by tvordj on 06 Feb, 2009

I was part of a group of friends that gathered in Manchester in September 2000. We rented an 18 seat mini bus and did some day trips around the area. On one of those days, 8 of us decided to rent an 8 seat mini…Read More


Tourist Office and York Pass

Written by UK Flower Girl on 17 Sep, 2005

When planning a visit to York, you may want to consider the York Pass available from the Tourist Offices in York or from their website where multi-day passes are sold at a discounted rate. Passes are available for one, two or three days sightseeing…Read More


York Minster Bells

Written by Nancy on 02 Oct, 2000

We walked through the ancient city gate of York as the bells chimed noon. Although twelve was far later than I’d anticipated arriving, it was still a huge thrill to be strolling down a narrow lane of shops built in who knows when to the…Read More


Two Restaurant-Type Mistakes

Written by Ed Hahn on 03 Jul, 2005

First is when I stop at a pub for lunch. For reasons, which even now I can't figure out, I order a chili-stuffed potato. It is horrible. Quite frankly, it's the worst pub food I have my whole time in England.…Read More


A day in York

Written by jopyz on 26 Oct, 2004

While planning our trip to London, I also looked into possible day trips out of town and was immediately intrigued by the city of York. I found its long history and medieval flavor impossible to ignore. So early one morning, we hopped the…Read More


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Day 2: Nottingham, York, Whitby

Written by Green Dragon on 13 May, 2003

Wednesday the 9th We woke up around 7am, well-rested and ready to start on our adventure! The breakfast was wonderful and of course more than we were used to. There was a choice of cereals (I chose the equivalent of raisin bran), apple juice, coffee, tea,…Read More


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