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“Pleasant walk”
Review of Museum Gardens

Museum Gardens
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City Sightseeing York Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
Ranked #22 of 211 things to do in York
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Owner description: The Yorkshire Museum, home to some of the richest archaeological finds in Europe, is set amidst its own Gardens, which offer picnic areas and scenic walkways.
Reviewed 30 August 2014

It is a pleasant walk through these gardens and lots of squirrels come out looking for food. Each time we walked out through the locals were feeding them. There are lovely trees, a museum to visit and it overlooks the river.

Thank Angela C
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Reviewed 29 August 2014

beautiful gardens for a stroll or to sit and relax, though in peak season they are busy. Lovely views of the river.

Thank jaybLondon
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Reviewed 27 August 2014

Our hotel was on the opposite side of the park from the historic center, and one of the highlights each day was walking through this park to whatever we were intending to see that day. Not only is this park beautiful, with the facade of St. Mary's and perfectly manicured lawns and flower beds, but it's also historic. We spent a good bit of time here on the York Free Walking Tour, with our guide telling us about the remnants of Roman, Viking, and Medieval York scattered around. I loved that the crockery used in many of the flower beds was either leftover pieces of St. Mary's church that Henry VIII didn't manage to sell off or Roman sarcophagi. Recycling at its very best..;)

In a city full of truly immaculate gardens, this was one of the nicest. The rain might get you down as a tourist, but it makes for truly beautiful green lawns!

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Reviewed 27 August 2014

We didn't know these existed, and were pleasantly surprised at this area. Wonderful ruins and loads of wonderful wildlife.

Thank joyceyorks
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Reviewed 26 August 2014

This is our stop-off park on the way into town and has so much going for it - beautiful ruins, a museum, plenty of green space, pathways and hidden areas. Can be very busy in summer but has various things going on in it such as ice-cream van, birds of prey, illuminate York, museum exhibitions and the observatory. Take your lunch here!

Thank yorkiehannah
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