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“Definitely the Finest!”
Review of Fairfax House

Fairfax House
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$50.97*
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The York Pass Including Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
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$25.74*
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York Walking Tour including York Minster
Ranked #19 of 207 things to do in York
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Owner description: Step back in time when you visit this 18th-century town house, one of the finest examples of rococo decoration in England with its famous Terry collection of furniture and clocks.
Reviewed May 4, 2012

I went on the guided tour which happens every Sunday morning. The tour guide really brought the story of the Fairfax family to life and provided a lot of context to the hidden meanings of the house and its decoration, which otherwise I would have missed.

The house is stuffed with the fabulous furniture of the Terry Collection, so if you're into your Georgian you'll appreciate this.

Thank RachaelBowers
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Reviewed April 23, 2012

We visited Fairfax House as a private party to see the Views of York Exhibition. The house and the exhibition were absolutely fascinating certainly well worth going to see it as there is some fabulous furniture and well as the artwork.

Thank Jess-Harpenden
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Reviewed April 20, 2012

another less well known but wonderful attraction where you can walk in the footsteps & feel the triumphs & tragedies of a Georgian family.Beautifully set out & full of quirky & interesting items..

1  Thank audrey C
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Reviewed April 18, 2012

Not what I expected as I had ment to go here last time I was in York bit it's still worth a visit and its a nice house And well worth stoping buy as it's not to busy so you can take your time and the people who work there are full of info and are full of facts

Thank rosemarie s
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Reviewed April 16, 2012

Not as well known as many other York Sights,but equally worth visiting,Central Location,Nothing Else like it! A gem of 150 years ago left behind.

Thank john s
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