York Gift Shops Tour (Self Guided), York

Start this tour with Woodcarvers of the Shambles and visit Mulberry Hall to see its exclusive collection of fine china, crystal, cutlery and cookware. Drop in at Bettys Café Tea Rooms and try the famous Yorkshire tea. Be sure to see Christmas Angels, the York Minster Shop and other great shops in this tour.
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York Gift Shops Tour Map

Guide Name: York Gift Shops Tour
Guide Location: England » York (See other walking tours in York)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 5
Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 0.9 km
Author: val
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Käthe Wohlfahrt - Mulberry Hall

1) Käthe Wohlfahrt - Mulberry Hall

Mulberry Hall, established by the Sinclair family about fifty years ago, features fine china, crystal, cutlery and cookware. The store is located in one of York’s oldest buildings, constructed in 1434. Come to Mulberry Hall and enjoy a "unique quality of experience in an increasingly functional world," as manager Adam Sinclair characterizes it.

Operating hours: Monday - Saturday: 10:00 am - 6 pm; Sunday: 10:30 am - 5:30 pm
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Bettys Café Tea Rooms

2) Bettys Café Tea Rooms

Bettys Café Tea Rooms serves traditional meals with influences from Switzerland. Its products are handmade, using high quality local ingredients. It was inspired by the magnificent RMS Queen Mary cruise liner, particularly popular during World War II when the basement Bettys Bar became a favorite of American and Canadian Bomber Boys stationed around York. Bettys Mirror, on which many of them engraved their signatures with a diamond pen, remains on display to this day.
Sight description based on wikipedia
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The Red House Antiques Centre

3) The Red House Antiques Centre

The Red House Antiques Centre, located just 100 yards from the York Minster, is the city’s most famous antiques dealer. It features 60 vendors offering thousands of high quality items to suit all budgets. It also offers courses on antique furniture, instructed by well-known historian Chris Wilde.

Operating hours: Monday - Friday: 9:30 am - 5:30 pm; Saturday: 9:30 am - 6 pm; Sunday: 10:30 am – 5:00 pm
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Little Apple Bookshop

4) Little Apple Bookshop

Little Apple Bookshop, located on High Petergate, is a great place to find a variety of books, including poetry, fiction, history, philosophy, children's books, art and many other subjects.

Operating hours: Monday - Friday: 9:30 am - 5:30 pm; Saturday: 9 am - 6 pm; Sunday: 11 am - 5 pm
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National Trust Gift Shop

5) National Trust Gift Shop

The National Trust is an intergovernmental organization that preserves historic houses, gardens, ancient monuments and nature reserves. The profits of its gift shop goes toward the protection of the UK’s natural and historical heritage. It offers a great selection of local souvenirs, including bags, outdoor items, rugs, books and much more. A gift purchased from the National Trust Gift Shop is a gift to the environment!

Operation hours: Monday - Saturday: 10AM–5:30PM; Sunday: 11AM–5PM

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