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York Minster

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Dating back to medieval times, this splendid Church of England cathedral features magnificent 14th- and 15th-century stained glass, stonework and elaborate tombs.
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Minster Yard | Deangate, York YO1 7HH, England
+44 1904 557201
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Reviewed today via mobile

I could spend all day here - so beautiful. The catacombs under the minster are so interesting and a total surprise. Thoroughly recommend a visit- I will go back again

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Elaine S
Reviewed today

We entered this amazing building and were greeted by friendly staff ,it was £11 each to enter and a few quid more to access the tower, it might seem steep but the £11 ticket is reusable for a year. The building is beautiful,calming,interesting and if...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank iain f
Reviewed today

The Minster was brought alive for us by our guided tour and we learnt so much about its history, architecture, and stained glass windows. The tower climb provides a fantastic view for those fit enough to scale the 275 narrow, medieval, spiralling steps. Our legs...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank NicoleP4432
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Somehow York Minster gets the balance of grandeur and welcome just right. The staff were friendly and polite and the building itself speaks for itself! Stunning architecture, history and apace. Could have spent the whole day just sitting in the peace and tranquility of the...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed yesterday

I wasn't prepared to pay £20 for myself and my disabled mother get past the front door. Utterly disgusted.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Andy D
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Came with my husband and 2 children who are 10 and 7. We paid £22 and the children were free. We didn't climb the stairs. We got a children's explorers backpack which was really useful. It kept my children busy going round. They liked using...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank AHA2008
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

On a weekend trip to york we had to visit the minster. We climbed all the way to the top which was exhausting but well worth it for the views! Best way to view such a beautiful city! Would definitely recommend 😊

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank JayneA1978
Reviewed yesterday

We joined the free11am, 1 hour guided tour around the lovely Minster and were really pleased that we did as we leant so much from the volunteer guide and saw parts of the Minister that we didn’t know existed. Just prior to Easter the Minster...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank BobBonHere
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Wow. This is a fascinating and impressive place whether you usually visit this type of thing or not. It's £11 for general admission for an adult, an extra £5 to go up the tower for 360 degree views of York. General admission tickets are valid...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank R1259DQrichardw
Reviewed 2 days ago

In a week when Notra Dame burned, it was interesting to have visited another cathedral that had burned (was it really as long ago as 1984 ?) The Palm Sunday service, with the procession to the cathedral from the mansion house was special. The minster...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Ian J
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March 8, 2019|
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Response from 229suem229 | Reviewed this property |
Hi. Sadly not. I would do it again just make sure I was the very last person going up so I could go at my own speed and probably go back down sitting on my backside !
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August 19, 2018|
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Response from 685jennad | Reviewed this property |
Hi Only assistant dogs allowed in
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July 29, 2018|
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Response from andreahall21 | Reviewed this property |
The best thing to do is phone up and ask before you go.