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This is a really lovely house that has been restored back to its former glory after years of being used as a dance school.
It doesn't take too long to wander around, and there are plenty of very knowledgeable staff around who are only too...More
My cousin and I stumbled across the Fairfax house and we are so glad we did! Each volunteer was so informative and full of so much knowledge of the house itself and of York. Definitely one of my favorite things we did here and highly...More
At last we have paid a visit. It was well worth it. No wounder so many of the wealthy found themselves bankrupt living like they did. This is such a truly a place on the must do list when visiting York. It is staffed by...More
As has been said before by previous reviewers, the administrators of Fairfax House should be proud of and, more importantly, cherish their band of extremely knowledgeable voulunteer room stewards. They made for a highly enjoyable visit. Noel Terry's furniture collection sits very well in this...More
My wife and I visited here recently for the first time. The entry price is reasonable at £7.50 each and there is lots to see in the house. Also there are knowledgeable staff in each room.
If you’re in York, it’s well worth a visit.
Hosts in each room is a great idea and really allows you to gather lots of info and follow the story of the family. It's not a huge house so an hour or so is all that you need, but it's worth it to see...More
We went yesterday and I’m not sure what I was expecting. They didn’t have an audio tour and I was kind of disappointed until I realized they had actual people in the rooms to talk to you. It is interesting that this huge and very...More
A family member recommended our visiting Fairfax House while in York and armed with our York Pass, we stopped by. What a lovely surprise!
The house is a beautiful restoration project that has been wonderfully completed. Despite the displays not being original to the house,...More