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The Kings Manor Exhibition Square | University of York, York YO1 7EP, England
+44 1904 433996
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During the 16th century, the Kings Council governed the North of England from its seat at Kings Manor, which was located within the grounds of the old St. Mary's Abbey.
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The Kings Manor Exhibition Square | University of York, York YO1 7EP, England
+44 1904 433996
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Now part of the University of York, the King's Manor retains much of its mediaeval grandeur and architecture. It has an imposing face with grand coat of arms. But do to the entrance and into the courtyard to get further views. There is a cafe...More

Thank David S
Reviewed 11 March 2017

The Kings Manor is just next door to the Art Gallery in exhibition square. It is well worth popping in if you visit the art gallery but I wouldn't make a special trip. Parts are open to the public including the refectory. The original building...More

Thank ArghyaKolkata
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Kings manor is a beautiful building seeped in history. After looking around the small but beautiful grounds try the cafe. It is very reasonably priced for the city center of York and is worth a visit just to sit inside the historic building. To burn...More

Thank tasha55
Reviewed 25 September 2016

This was a pretty walk through, to see the various buildings and although we could not get access to inside at the time and a surly security guard was running around closing everything up, we were welcome to walk the surroundings outside. It's a small...More

Thank BarbieMegaTraveller
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

A stunning and old building to the rear of the cathedral. Worth a stop for a few pictures and a cream tea.

Thank ZBH88
Reviewed 31 July 2016

Came to King's Manor as a wedding guest. Very much enjoyed the experience - beautiful old buildings, courtyard and garden on a sunny day, with spacious rooms made for an excellent wedding venue both during afternoon and evening.

Thank 14jaym
Reviewed 23 July 2016

The architecture was stunning and we made our way in to go to the refectory exhausted with heat and so needing a bite of lunch. so the visuals where amazing, unfortunately the sound was not so welcoming , men drilling away with dust everywhere on...More

Thank Gilliane M
Reviewed 17 May 2016

Once a place Kings used to live, now an University. First dated from the medieval times, it has expanded during the years and has therefore many different architectural styles.

Thank Joop V
Reviewed 20 April 2016

On our way into the adjacent Art Gallery, we noticed the sign for the Refectory, and never known for passing up a chance for a coffee break we entered. The buildings which are now part of the University (We subsequently found Grade One listed) are...More

1  Thank bsandrs
Reviewed 18 September 2015

had a business meeting here and was very impressed with the venue, the coffee was better than most high street chains, plenty of seating nd great ambience.

Thank anguscoff
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