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Background information will help bring the city alive, while carefully selected listings mean you can tailor-make your trip according to your interests to ensure a memorable city-break.
Romans, Vikings, Normans and the Middle Ages have left their mark on the city of York over the years. Present-day visitors enjoy the heritage of its compact, largely traffic-free layout and a pattern of streets, alleyways walls and buildings dating back to medieval times and beyond.
An ideal place to explore on foot, this small city has so many museums, attractions, sights and streets of interests that it can almost be overwhelming on a short visit, whether for a day, a few days or longer.
✭ Background information
Historical outline – Finding accommodation – Costs – Transport – Seasons and Festivals – City layout
✭ Practical advice
Itinerary suggestions and Tours – Sights and activities – Top highlights
Food & drink – Shops and shopping – Theatres & cinemas
Website links – One tap call dialling (on phones) – Easy navigation via internal links – Location info (using device GPS) – Maps – Favourite storage – author contact
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ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Raymond Williams has lived in York for over thirty years. Following a career in publishing, he is now following in the footsteps of his son, an experienced travel writer. This is his third e-guide to this ancient city.
Feature graphic by Matt Buck