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St. Helen's Square

City Centre, York YO1 8QN, England
+44 1904 621756
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This is a nice part of the city centre.

St Helens Square is a light and spacious area with some good shops, cafes etc. There are usually... read more

Reviewed February 4, 2018
johnhouston2
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Knaresborough, United Kingdom
Great meeting place

Always seem to come via this square (it may be something to do with sharing a name). Busy with... read more

Reviewed December 16, 2017
Helen H
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Driffield, United Kingdom
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This is a great place to meet people, shop or to be entertained by street performers, all surrounded by charming and historic buildings including St. Helen's Church and The Mansion House.
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Feb 4, 2018
“This is a nice part of the city centre.”
Dec 16, 2017
“Great meeting place ”
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City Centre, York YO1 8QN, England
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+44 1904 621756
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Reviewed February 4, 2018

St Helens Square is a light and spacious area with some good shops, cafes etc. There are usually some buskers here and you get everything from pop to opera. There are also a couple of rather grand buildings to look at - The Mansion House...More

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Reviewed December 16, 2017 via mobile

Always seem to come via this square (it may be something to do with sharing a name). Busy with visitors and street performers, it is different every time. With the added attractions of cafes and restaurants including Harker's and Carluccios, it is is a popular...More

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Reviewed August 11, 2017

Another of the places I find myself wandering through on light summer evenings after a hard days work in York.

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Reviewed May 28, 2017

The whole of York is well worth visiting especially if you love history. I love the Railway Museum but didn't go there this trip just wandered round the City Centre

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Reviewed September 24, 2016

York has a few squares but this one is the prettiest and has a great bench seat to relax and take in the views. While wondering around York you are likely to come across this square and I would recommend a visit here, it's worthwhile...More

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Reviewed August 15, 2016

York Assize of Ale is a once a year charity bash based on an ancient tradition. It was great seeing all the folk dressed up in medieval garb. The Sheriff's Pillory was set up outside the Mansion House and three wet sponges at £1 proved...More

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Reviewed January 11, 2015 via mobile

St Helens square has lots of beautiful budings and shops and cafes etc. You are bound to pass through here several times on your travels within York.

Thank Neil R
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Reviewed June 22, 2014

The square is home to some well - known shops and places to eat and historic buildings. There are benches where you can sit and take in the buildings which make up the square. Really worth craning your neck. Failing that, a bit of people...More

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Reviewed November 30, 2013

Kieron gores tree from Lewisham take Christmas trees to another level, its called cleopatra and I think anyone visiting london for Christmas must see his tree, soon it will be as famous as selfridges window displays

Thank chrisgeeza
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Reviewed November 11, 2012

Its a buy place this, its great to get parked on a bench anf people watch for a bit with a nice cuppa, pleny to see and do.

1  Thank jane l
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