Cathedral

826a – York Minster

5 Oct , 2018  

Travel up to York on Thursday 4th October for an overnight stay at the Best Western Dean Court Hotel; have a super room with a bay window and view of the Minster. Enjoy drinks in the Edwardian Bluebell pub and an excellent meal at Cafe No.8. Breakfast is excellent in particular the vegetarian cooked breakfast. […]

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758b – York Minster

24 Jun , 2016  

Use the tickets Emma and I had bought in May to gain free entry. I am excited to see all the props and stage seating ready for the evening’s performance of the Mystery play. Enjoy the fantastic east window; amazed yet again at how light and colourful the painstakingly restored window looks. We also have […]

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752b – York Minster

15 May , 2016  

York Minster

It has increased to £10 each to get in (Neal decides to sit outside in the Minster park) but it is worth it. Although the nave is mostly inaccessible (scaffolding and seating being assembled for the upcoming York Mystery plays), we head to the Great East window, now 8 years into a 10 year restoration […]

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544k – York Minster

7 Aug , 2011  

We use tickets bought back at Christmas to revisit just the main Minster. Enjoy examining the monuments and lovely stained glass.

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520i – York Minster

27 Dec , 2010  

We get half price entry with our English Heritage cards. Enjoy exploring the undercroft, in particular the Roman remains and the repairs to the foundations during the 1960’s. We explore the Minster, including the Chapter House (wonderful sculptures of faces and beasts, plus Green Men), the crypt, the huge Great East Window is being renovated, […]

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414b – York Minster

29 Dec , 2003  

Because we get here before 9.30am we miss having to pay the now obligatory entrance fee. I particularly enjoy the lovely stained glass windows and the entertaining faces and creatures carved in stone in the wonderful Chapter House.  We pay £2.50 each and get a free audio tour for the undercroft, excellent value and very […]

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354c – York Minster

22 Jun , 2001  

Naturally, this is one of the most fantastic religious buildings in England. The scale of the place is breathtaking. Pay £1 each to go into the Chapter House. This is a wonderful Chapter House with a unique timber roof structure, like a Gothic dome. But I enjoy the amusing carvings – extraordinary collection of funny […]

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