Farthings Guest House

5 Nunthorpe Avenue, York, North Yorkshire, England, YO23 1PF, United Kingdom | 4 star hotel
Prices starting from $112.00
 

Travel Blogs from York

Yorkshire Terriers & Yorkshire Puddings

A travel blog entry by johnjeed

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... of which the large Cathedral York Minster is the most prominent. The "Shambles" is also very popular, having provided inspiration to "Diagon Alley" in Harry Potter. It features a number of shops in a narrow cobbled stoned alley way.

The kids were quite fascinated by the cat trail of York. There are many cat figurines and statues decorating the buildings. The cats were put on the buildings to scare away the rats which brought plague and other ...

Things can only get better!

A travel blog entry by craigandrea

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... 4! The guys there were very good and we were soon on our way. Driving up the A1 the heavens opened and it bucketed down, that slowed us down even more. We finally got to our Hotel in the middle of York to hear that we did not have a booking (we did really). We then found that we had been bumped to another hotel because of over booking. Then he changed his mind and said the room that was flooded out this morning has ...

Goodbye Scotland... Hello England!

A travel blog entry by jsafnuk

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... gardens and take a walk down the river. We sat by some ruins and ate fresh strawberries in the sun. Next we walked along the top of the old city wall, enjoying the views and learning about the history of the city. At one of the old towers there was a small museum that we entered and learnt all about King Richard II and the war of roses (the York family vs the Lancasters) and the brutal ...

York Terror Trail

A travel blog entry by clarkefamily

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There are quite a few "ghost" tours to do in York - I guess being such an old town it's likely that there may be 'ghosts' or at least stories. We chose the York Terror Trail as this departed and returned to a cute little pub that is said to be haunted.

This tour, however, wasn't about ghosts. It was about a lot of the terrible things that have happened in York throughout the thousands of years.

Our first stop was at The Shambles - that ...

York Minister, Shambles & Medieval Walls

A travel blog entry by smittee

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... for are the City Walls. Since Roman times, York has been defended by walls of one form or another. York city walls are 3.4 km in length and with a history stretching back nearly 2000 years, the walls of York are amongst the finest preserved historic monuments anywhere in the world. The walls were built in Roman times to defend the city from outside enemies and stand as a look out platform then later the walls were restored. A good way to get ...

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This 4 star hotel, located on 5 Nunthorpe Avenue, York, is near York City Walls, Bar Convent Museum, Yorvik Brass Rubbing Centre, and Priory Church of the Holy Trinity.
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