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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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Now that I know the origin and meaning of "what a shambles" life will never be the same!! The street now has Harry Potter fame, of course... but I found the historic use of the street, the overhanging upper floor and the planter boxes (not)...More
Beautiful historical street, very busy and th of tourists but once the shops close it is worth going back to get a people free picture. A couple of Harry Potter themed shops with long queues to get in!
Response from thewonderwitch0 | Reviewed this property |
There is Gert & Henry's which is closest to the Shambles, also The Blue Boar (where Dick Turpins body was laid to rest in the cellar, you can eat your dinner in the cellar) and Slug & Lettuce near the bridge is very quirky.
Response from ChrisPduck2 | Reviewed this property |
The best thing to do when going to York is to use the Park and Ride facility. I think there are four and they cover most directions that you would drive into York by. Parking in town is short stay only and a complete pain... More
The best thing to do when going to York is to use the Park and Ride facility. I think there are four and they cover most directions that you would drive into York by. Parking in town is short stay only and a complete pain - if you can get in that is - being small they will usually be full at most times of day despite the fast turnover.