No trip to York can be complete without a visit to York Minster, the largest Gothic cathedral In the UK and only second to the Chartres in Paris. The Minster dominates the cities skyline with breathtaking beauty.
Voted the most picturesque, the Shambles one of the world's most historical medieval street and today is one of the most visited streets in the world and is also the home to the Shrine of St. Margaret Clithero, one of the "Forty Martyrs of England and Wales"
Whilst exporing the many of York's snickleways, you might come across Barley Hall. One of York's finest examples of a medieval townhouse. Beautifully restored to its former glory, it is one of Yorks finest attractions.
The Treasure's House
Close to the Minster, the Treasure's House was the home of the treasurer of York Minster an today holds a wealth of period furniture and paintings and is a one of York's most picturesque attractions.
The Mansion house is but one of York's many architectural
wonders and is the formal home of the Lord Mayor
of York and was restored by the York Civic Trust.
Dating back to the 1740's, Fairfax House is a Georgian period house
named after Viscount Fairfax who bought the house
in 1759 for his family to live in during the winter period when York's
social life came alive. Today it has been restored to
its former glory.
St Williams College
In the shadows of the magnificent York Minster, St Williams college
is one of the finest examples of a medieval timber framed buildings where
today you will find one of York's favourite restaurants as
well as conference rooms.
Margaret Clitherow Shrine
Hidden away on York's Shambles is the shrine dedicated to Margaret
Clitherow, a Catholic martyr who came to be sentenced to death by
pressing for harbouring Catholic priests and