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“Wander Around At Leisure”
Review of Shambles

Shambles
Ranked #3 of 214 things to do in York
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Shambles (or The Shambles as it is often referred to) is a street in the city centre of York with a long and interesting past. Dating Back to Medieval times it was once the street of the Butcher Shops. Today the Shambles is Europe's most visited street, attracting tourist, shoppers and business clients.
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a wonderful street to wander around whilst in York. Near the cathedral, it has a great array of unusual shops, including an homage to Harry Potter. Don't forget to look above the shopfronts for a peek into York's historic past.

Thank Julie A
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you want a good photo, get up early and go just before the shops open, wall to wall tourists later. Nice little shops to browse

Thank rudding_13
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This has to be my favourite street in the whole of the uk I love the diversity of the shops and the quirkiness I’m holiday in York for a week and visit this each day i absoulutley love it !!!!

Thank Cheryl H
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love all of the shops in the shambles... it's very picturesque and has a large variety. Deffo worth a visit of you're in York

Thank Birdiebirdbird
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fun street for a local feel. Great shops and food. Check out the chocolate shops and gift shops. Historic.

Thank paultemp
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