Beyond London: Reasons to Visit York

England, York Guide (B): Beyond London: Reasons to Visit York

Though I have traveled extensively through England, I have still yet to see it all. But of all the towns I have visited in England, nowhere is perhaps more ‘Medieval’ than York. An amazing 13th century wall still encircles the town, narrow streets with timber-framed houses twist and turn in a spider-like web with the York Minster at the heart of it all. The town bustles with modern cafes, restaurants, shops & museums while still holding on to the city’s heritage with traditional pubs, markets and antique shops. But why should you visit? It’s not exactly an easy day trip from London after all. 

We were visiting a friend in the Midlands and York made for a wonderful day trip from Derby as we spent the whole day wandering around the city, indulging in delicious food and beer while taking in the sights. Balancing catching up with friends and wanting to be a good travel blogger at times clashed and I wasn’t quite as rushed to get to all the major sights. It was more important to slow down, stay a little longer chit chatting or perusing the sights. Priorities my friends, priorities! Family first! ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Beyond London: Reasons to Visit York
Guide Location: England » York
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: JORVIK Viking Centre   York Minster   York Dungeon   National Railway Museum   The Shambles   The Earl Grey Tea Rooms   Betty’s Tea Room   Yorkshire Museum   Medieval City Walls   Clifford’s Tower   Fairfax House   House of Trembling Madness   York’s Chocolate Story   Guy Fawkes Inn   The Exhibition   Punch Bowl   Ye Olde Starre Inn  
Author: Lorelei Frey
Read it on author's website: https://www.caliglobetrotter.com/beyond-london-reasons-to-visit-york/