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Shambles (or The Shambles as it is often referred to) is a street in the city centre of York with a long and interesting past. Dating Back to Medieval times it was once the street of the Butcher Shops. Today the Shambles is Europe's most visited...more
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Exploiting its location as the supposed inspiration for Diagonal Alley in the Harry Potter books, there are a few Harry Potter themed shops. That aside, there are an number of interesting independent shops here. The medieval architecture is certainly beautiful and not hard to imagine...More
We visited the Shambles whilst on a business trip and had a few hours spare. There are too many great independent stores and cafes/restaurants to mention but it was great to just wander around the we’ll signposted centre. The imposing cathedral is right in and...More
Lots of Harry Potter merchandise. The shops are quaint olde worldly, cobbled streets. Unusual gifts in the gift shops. Viking and GOT merchandise. There is a shop that sells loose tea too. Very pretty.
Lots of shops & restaurants to suit all types from families, couples, groups & all budgets. Cafes/restaurants from traditional to chain & unique independent places to suit a variety of budgets & styles. Lots of sweet, chocolate & fudge shops - look around a variety...More
No trip to York would be complete without a walk through the historical Shambles part of the city. Amble through the collection of quaint shops and attractions, great way to soak up the history and while away an hour or so. Well worth a look.