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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...more
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As a HP enthusiast, this is beautiful.
You can see where they got the inspiration from. Even as a non-HP enthusiast, you'll think it's pretty.
Lots of little boutiques and HP themed shops, which is clever.
The response on our Instagram stories was immense asking if we were in an Eastern European city... But no this is on our doorstep in the heart of Yorkshire. Excellent for the Harry Potter fans among us.
Walking around the Shambles is like stepping into a scene from A Christmas Carol, or Harry Potter. The old buildings, the unique shapes and the cobble stones make this a must see if you visit York and make sure you have your camera ready!!!
Every December we visit York to shop in the Christmas markets and walk down the Shambles. It’s like going back in time and into the history of York. There is no other street like it, the cobblestone pavement, the fantastic buildings almost touching each other...More
Even though the atmosphere was riding high with visitors from far and ide, the shambles maintained its air of history and quaintness. It’s vibrant enthused shops and historical buildings, adorned closely by the York Minster is a beautiful setting to enjoy this festive time of...More
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There is Gert & Henry's which is closest to the Shambles, also The Blue Boar (where Dick Turpins body was laid to rest in the cellar, you can eat your dinner in the cellar) and Slug & Lettuce near the bridge is very quirky.