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York Castle Museum

Located in York, North Yorkshire, Yorkshire and The Humber, England

Less than a mile away.

Museum in central York next to Cliffords Tower, York Castle. Includes a well known recreation of a Victorian street. 'York Castle Museum is one of Britain's leading museums of everyday life' (source: York Castle Museum w...

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Cliffords Tower

Located in York, North Yorkshire, Yorkshire and The Humber, England

Less than a mile away.

Famous for being a refuge in 1190 for 150 Jewish residents of York when a mob beseiged them. Clifford's Tower is part of York Castle. It is said that the motte of Clifford's Tower is the hill that the Grand Old Duke of Y...

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JORVIK Viking Centre

Located in York, North Yorkshire, Yorkshire and The Humber, England

Less than a mile away.

Central York museum recreating 'Viking-Age streets, as they would have been in the year AD975'. 'The Kingdom of Jórvík or Kingdom of York is a term used by historians for the kingdom of Northumbria in the late 9th centur...

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The Merchant Adventurers' Hall

Located in York, North Yorkshire, Yorkshire and The Humber, England

Less than a mile away.

Begun in the fourteenth century and 'one of the best preserved medieval guild halls in the world'. Museum with exhibitions. There's also a chapel and undercroft...

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The Shambles

Located in York, North Yorkshire, Yorkshire and The Humber, England

Less than a mile away.

The ancient street of the butchers of York. The street itself is mentioned in the Domesday Book. Takes its name from the word 'Shamel' meaning the stalls or benches on which the meat was displayed. The Shambles is collec...

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Micklegate Bar and Museum

Located in York, North Yorkshire, Yorkshire and The Humber, England

Less than a mile away.

Part of the wall that surrounded the medieval city of York. There are four gatehouses, or 'Bars' (Micklegate Bar, Walmgate Bar, Monk Bar, Bootham Bar). Upstairs museum of the gatehouse and city. Ceremonial gate for monar...

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York Minster

Located in York, North Yorkshire, Yorkshire and The Humber, England

Less than a mile away.

The largest Gothic cathedral in northern Europe. The seat of the Archbishop of York. There has been a church on this site since 627. An archetectural masterpiece, the York Minster we see today was was built over a period...

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National Railway Museum

Located in York, North Yorkshire, Yorkshire and The Humber, England

Less than a mile away.

The largest railway museum in the world attracting over 800,000 visitors per year. Contains locomotives, rolling stock, railway equipment, documents and photogrpahs. The Mallard broke the world speed record for steam tra...

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Kirkham Priory

Located in Kirkham, North Yorkshire, Yorkshire and The Humber, England

Approximately 12.2 miles away.

Begun in the 1120s. It is said that Kirkham Priory was founded in the memory of a local Lord's only son who died close to this site after a fall from his horse. Another victim of the Dissolution of the Monasteries in the...

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Pocklington All Saints Church

Located in Pocklington, East Riding of Yorkshire, Yorkshire and The Humber, England

Approximately 12.2 miles away.

Known locally as the 'Cathedral of the Wolds'. Existing building dates from twelfth century. Evidence of earlier Norman and perhaps Saxon building. It is thought a church was founded here by St. Paulinus in 627AD...

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Great Givendale St Ethelburga's Church

Located in Pocklington, East Riding of Yorkshire, Yorkshire and The Humber, England

Approximately 13.0 miles away.

Norman chancel arch dating from about AD1150. As with most UK churches, restored in the nineteenth century. Stunning location...

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Castle Howard

Located in Malton, North Yorkshire, Yorkshire and The Humber, England

Approximately 13.6 miles away.

Famous as a location for the 1981 adaptation of Evelyn Waugh's 'Brideshead Revisited'. Castle Howard is 25 miles (40 km) north of York. Its architect was Sir John Vanbrugh and his assistant Nicholas Hawksmoor. There are...

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Valley Gardens

Located in Harrogate, North Yorkshire, Yorkshire and The Humber, England

Approximately 19.4 miles away.

Seventeen acres of gardens in Harrogate. Attractions include buildings such as the Sun Pavilion and Colonnades. Dozens of mineral wells. Crazy golf, kids play area, boating pool...

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The Kilburn White Horse

Located in Kilburn, North Yorkshire, Yorkshire and The Humber, England

Approximately 19.6 miles away.

This figure was cut in 1857. Sutton Bank is formed of limestone and the horse was created by removing the topsoil and exposing the underlying rock...

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Helmsley Castle

Located in Helmsley, North Yorkshire, Yorkshire and The Humber, England

Approximately 20.2 miles away.

Under seige for three months during the English Civil War after which the castle was destroyed. Begun in the twelfth century. Sir John Vanbrugh built a stately home at Duncombe Park overlooking the castle in the early ei...

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Leeds Royal Armouries

Located in Leeds, West Yorkshire, Yorkshire and The Humber, England

Approximately 21.6 miles away.

One of four museums that form the UK's Royal Armouries. The Royal Armouries are the UK's national collection of arms and armour . In Leeds, the museum is sited at Clarence Dock close to the city centre. The three other m...

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Cross of St Cuthbert

Located in Ripon, North Yorkshire, Yorkshire and The Humber, England

Approximately 21.9 miles away.

In recognition of St Cuthbert who helped build Ripon's first monastery...

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