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  • NKay
    North East England, UK1,150 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    We came to York minster last Saturday morning. I did look at rebooking tickets but wasn’t sure how it worked with carers so waited until we arrived. We arrived at 9:30am and there was a huge group of students (approx 30) waiting to get in. We soon realised they were all waiting outside the prebooked entry so was glad we didn’t prebook. We walked straight in to where the tills were. I showed the lady at the till my daughter’s disability documents and I received free entry as her carer. Children are free so it cost us nothing to look around.
    It is a beautiful building. We also went into the museum which we were disappointed to begin with as the stray is just lots of information boards but after you have passed this section there is a lot to see.
    It does get busy with lots of students and other tourists but well worth a look around this magnificent building
    Written 11 July 2024
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  • JedAfterthought
    Levin, New Zealand257 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    The historical market district of York has winding alleys and market stalls, with cut price items available for tourists, in a way that may provide a bargain. There are houses built in 17th century or even earlier, scattered throughout the centre. Lots of interesting shops and reasonable prices.
    Written 10 July 2024
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  • CaseyLH
    Harrogate, UK2 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    I attended the Summer Solstice evening at Castle Howard last week. My partner and I arrived and received a very warm welcome from the staff in the courtyard. We then wandered down to the lawns and had an arrival drink. The views of the grounds in that spot are stunning!

    We were then taken on a tractor trailer tour of the estate and learned about their biodiversity. It was so interesting! And all whilst the sun was setting! The highlight for me was seeing two deers running around.

    After the tour we were led through the walled garden (peacocks showing off their feathers for us along the way!). We arrived into a private section and immediately given delicious canapes! Two long tables had been set up and beautifully decorated with flowers and plants from the gardens.

    There was a huge fire pit/BBQ covered in king prawns and beef, and a lamb being barbequed too! Everything smelled AMAZING. We grabbed a glass of wine and headed to the tables. They were filled with delicious Yorkshire charcuterie, huge prawns from the BBQ and so many delicious side dishes, most of which were grown right there in the walled garden!

    The staff were very attentive, constantly bringing even more food out for us. And then there was dessert, pineapples were cooked over the coals and served with meringue and muscovado sauce, so delicious I had seconds!

    It was a truly special evening and had been clearly well planned and organised. It was the best food I've eaten this year and great to learn more about the grounds and the wildlife that inhabits it too.

    I hope Castle Howard host many more evenings like this!
    Written 24 June 2024
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  • Rebecca D
    Crestwood, MO38 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Absolutely beautiful building. Not expensive. A lovely tea room attached and eating in their beautiful gardens on a summer's day was perfection.
    Written 9 July 2024
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  • Joshane615
    Australia616 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    The Abbey is breathtaking. The history in York is absolutely fascinating to me. I enjoyed wandering around the area. The gardens surrounding the Abbey are gorgeous also. A really beautiful place to relax.
    Written 8 June 2024
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  • Watty0407
    Doncaster, UK949 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    York is a pretty easily navigated station with good directions internally. It is quite attractive architecturally. There is a very good pub with a great choice of proper beer.
    Written 7 May 2024
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  • JedAfterthought
    Levin, New Zealand257 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    This was the third stop on our ‘Pastport’ tour of four locations managed by the York Archeological Trust. They ‘found’ this 14th and 15th century building when planning a modern development; what had once been a grand home was now being used as a variety of commercial spaces, and the original design was essentially forgotten. The Trust had to recreate the various living spaces by paring back the centuries old modifications. It is well set up for children with fun activities in most rooms.
    Written 10 July 2024
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  • Laura M
    3 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    We had our wedding here out of season and were impressed from the start. We choose the Hospitium not only due to its beautiful location but also due to the money that you pay for the venue going to the Yorkshire Museum Trust which helps to look after this historic building in York. The build up to our day went without issue, everyone in the team went out of their way to help us and could not do enough for us. We were able to re look at the venue again due to my partner being away when I originally viewed it with no hassle. The day itself again went without a hitch the team were extremely attentive and understanding and we felt at ease throughout the whole day from setting up to the end of the night. We honestly could not recommend the Hospitium enough and all our family and friends were blown away.
    Written 26 March 2024
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  • Don G
    2 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Called in whilst on a brief visit to York. I was the only one in, so peaceful, atmospheric. Amazing stained glass windows.
    Written 7 April 2024
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  • Richard
    9 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    The Chapter House Roof Tour is a must if visiting the minster.

    Geoff was extremely knowledgeable and passionate about the chapter house and we were thoroughly entertained and educated .
    Written 17 March 2024
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  • David n
    Manchester, UK4,706 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    These significant gates upon the walls are manifest visions of the city fortifications. Our favourite is Micklegate which appears to have been recently restored / cleaned.
    Written 31 March 2024
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  • FyingKiwi
    Christchurch, New Zealand1,132 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Built in the twelfth century, this four-story gatehouse is the tallest and most impressive of the four Bars of the York City Walls. Each of its four levels were themselves individual forts.
    Written 27 April 2024
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  • Jonathan S
    2 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Superb BCP liturgy. The service conducted by a woman priest in surplice and stole - none of that chasuble stuff here - and with reverence and love. And attention to the text.
    Written 23 June 2024
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  • FyingKiwi
    Christchurch, New Zealand1,132 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Also known as St Wilfrid's RC Church. Another of those little gems one discovers when circuiting the York City Walls and its inner establishments. It is a place that somehow demands respect and soulful reflection. A quite respite from the vigorous activity outside.
    Written 27 April 2024
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  • David n
    Manchester, UK4,706 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    .. in a lovely peaceful location. Tea / coffee and a choice of two cakes last week were available here. There are no prices here as it is offered free and if you feel a donation is warranted then by all means do so but there is no pressure to do so.

    Personally, we were happy to do so but we did see a young couple with children and full shopping bags use the toilet whilst dad had a coffee .. and no donation. Ho hum.
    Written 31 March 2024
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