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St. Helen's Square

City Centre, York YO1 8QN, England
+44 1904 621756
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A pleasant spot

Another of the places I find myself wandering through on light summer evenings after a hard days... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2017
KevinRayment
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Welwyn, United Kingdom
Interesting

The whole of York is well worth visiting especially if you love history. I love the Railway Museum... read more

Reviewed 28 May 2017
lyndylu56
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Boston, 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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  • Very good44%
  • Average31%
  • Poor0%
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11 Aug 2017
“A pleasant spot”
28 May 2017
“Interesting”
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City Centre, York YO1 8QN, England
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+44 1904 621756
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Reviewed 11 August 2017

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

Thank KevinRayment
Reviewed 28 May 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

Thank lyndylu56
Reviewed 24 September 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

Thank BarbieMegaTraveller
Reviewed 15 August 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

Thank sidjen2015
Reviewed 11 January 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
Reviewed 22 June 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

1  Thank JohnScarr70
Reviewed 30 November 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
Reviewed 11 November 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
Reviewed 11 October 2012

The Christmas tree in St Helen's Square is my absolute favourite. It's classy and clearly the thousands of lights on the tree must take an age to put on. Its worth the effort as it is the best Christmas view in the city

Thank The-Bray
Reviewed 16 August 2012

This is really central to York and has a few 'attractions' off it in terms of wine bars and pubs which you certainly shouldn't miss. Just a little way from City Screen Cinema too, which houses the Riverside Bar and Cafe - a good place...More

Thank Joan R
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