The City of York has an enormous history, from the Romans, Angles, Vikings, Normans, Georgians, Victorians through to the modern day. This history is reflected in the cities architecture. Let's discover it today!
Clifford's Tower is the remnant of a Norman castle keep. The two castles sat side by side with the River Ouse flowing between, originally constructed in wood.
Around the city you will see fascinating architecture that reflects various eras. The Shambles consists of overhanging timber-framed buildings that cast shade on the butchers stalls below.
York goes beyond cathedrals, towers, walls and cobbled streets. York also features stunning stately homes such as the Treasurer's House, Mansion House, Fairfax House as well as a plethora of grand architecture to explore and admire.
York has been the birthplace of three family confectioners, Rowntree's, Terry's and Craven's. York has also played a major part in the development of the railways too!
The City of York has been the birthplace and home of several historical characters including Dick Turpin the notorious highwayman, Guy Fawkes who failed in his attempt to blow up Parliament and more!
Introduction to the City of York Smartphone Tour
The smartphone tours have been designed to either read or play the audio file as you greet each place of interest. For your convenience, each smartphone tour has been spit into two parts in case you want to take a break part way through. Simply follow each route and learn more about the historic City of York! All content on todoinyork.com is free to read, watch and listen to!
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Imagery shot with a Nikon Z50
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