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31 Jan 2019
“Free for all”
26 Jul 2018
“Historic gate house”
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Reviewed 31 January 2019 via mobile

Visited on Residents week end when all attractions are free to Residents. Expected it to be heaving but it was so well organised you barely noticed. One of several Bar Towers in the walls of York and stands on three floors. Whilst quite small with...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Ruthsad
Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

Fishergate Postern Tower is a superb Grade I listed rectangular tower that is one of several towers ( Bars ) you will find dotted around the city. Part of the fortifications and famous York walls ,this tower makes for some great photographic opportunities . The...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 12 May 2018

Only open on a few days of the year it is still worth seeing this tower, built to guard the entrance to the city here

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Sally W
Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

This is just a single tower part of the city wall, on this one there is not much to see just the tower and the structure that represent the historic icon and part of the defense of they city.

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank thetravelerpenguin
Reviewed 31 March 2018

We were lucky enough to be walking the walls and a guide told us the Tower was open that day , one of only twenty days a year that it is . Interesting building and the interior of the roof ( added much later) worthy...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

The great thing about completing a treasure hunt, you get to discover places you take for granted. We drive passed here whenever we are parking nearby and never knew this existed! Not until you walk around off the beaten track do you spot these place...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 19 June 2017

This tower was built between 1504 and 1507, it is an impressive rectangular stone building at the end of a section of York's medieval walls. Comprising four floors, access to each floor is through a steep and narrow staircase. They have an interesting collection of...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank nellielim
Reviewed 26 March 2017

When walking the city wall, include a visit to this tower. Free entry although donations are welcome and staffed by enthusiastic helpful volunteers. The tower is on three floors and each floor is accessed by a steep and narrow spiral staircase, so may be troublesome...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Steve-and-Andie
Reviewed 10 February 2017

The stairs are very narrow, and the toilet made in Middle Ages is very interesting, you should not miss it. The staffs are very friendly and helpful.

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank yael977
Reviewed 30 January 2017

It is a year on since the dreadful floods in York, but happy to say that the Fishergate Postern Tower is back in business. On three floors with plenty of explanatory boards, this Tower is a must on your City Walls tour.

Date of experience: January 2017
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