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Holy Trinity Church

70 Goodramgate, York YO1 7LF, England
+44 1904 613451
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Charity Christmas Card Sales

This is a beautiful Church in the heart of York which every year opens its doors to sell the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
kevin d
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Pickering, United Kingdom
Hidden Gem

The church is a little hard to find as it sits back from the street and is accessed via a gate. It... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jim M
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Holy Trinity Goodramgate has the air of a hidden treasure. It stands in a small, secluded, leafy churchyard, with the Minster towering behind, tucked away behind Goodramgate - one of York's busiest shopping streets. To visit, you pass through an 18th-century archway tacked on to buildings that served as artisans' workshops in the 14th century. The church itself is full of character. The floors and arcades are charmingly uneven. Light filters through the windows, illuminating honey-coloured stone. The east window especially has marvellous stained glass that was donated in the early 1470s by the Reverend John Walker, rector of the church. On sunny days, transient gems of coloured light are scattered on the walls, and various Medieval faces stare out from the windows.
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  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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“box pews” (131 reviews)
“hidden away” (28 reviews)
“low petergate” (9 reviews)
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70 Goodramgate, York YO1 7LF, England
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+44 1904 613451
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a beautiful Church in the heart of York which every year opens its doors to sell the widest selection of Charity Christmas cards you could ever want to see. The different charities represented are very wide including probably your favourite charity.

Thank kevin d
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The church is a little hard to find as it sits back from the street and is accessed via a gate. It is a beautiful place that is well worth a visit. We went in December, and it was fairly late in the afternoon, so...More

Thank Jim M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the few ancient churches to still have family boxes intact. Very helpful and kind woman explained it all! This is a free attraction, in the middle of the town, but sort of hidden. Worth finding.

Thank IdahoGirl83716
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

I have never been in here before but took the opportunity today. It’s a consecrated but I used Church whose congregation moved up the road and then their church was demolished. The church is therefore as it was from the late 19th century with pews....More

Thank Yorkterrier01
Reviewed 7 November 2017

The Holy Trinity Church, be sure to visit this church whilst in York. You can enter via a passage way from Low Petergate, exiting on Goodramgate. The church provides a small escape in a tranquil corner of York Centre away from the madness of York...More

Thank Tony M
Reviewed 24 October 2017

I like me old churches I do, the history, the musky scent & the windows. This lovely little church does a good service on Sundays & the rector is a nice chap.

Thank Norman P
Reviewed 18 October 2017

You absolutely have to see this ancient church when you are in York - it's absolutely to die for! Unbelievably old and decrepit, it positively reeks of history! The state of preservation is amazing - pews like this were routinely removed from churches throughout the...More

Thank ChrisPduck2
Reviewed 10 October 2017

This little church was a great surprise and one of the oldest around, it was so atmospheric and a real surprise in so many different ways, it was really old and it was just as it was which was really lovely to see.

2  Thank JaxB123
Reviewed 6 October 2017

This is a wonderful space with its undulating floor level, its box pews and its remarkably well-preserved stained glass windows. It is hidden away behind a busy shopping street but it rewards exploring many times over. The volunteers there are also friendly and helpful.

1  Thank Stephen C
Reviewed 2 October 2017

This beautiful old church wasn't too hard to find and is welcoming to visitors during most hours. It's hard to describe it adequately - the place has a lovely old aura of a place of worship that has been used for centuries. It is really...More

Thank SueMPA
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EnglandCath
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Response from CCT_York | Property representative |
Hello, It should take you around 10 minutes to reach us on foot from the station. The easiest route would be to turn left out of the station, cross the river, and keep walking straight on towards York Minster. When you... More
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