Long weekend: York


The city where Guy Fawkes was born, Dick Turpin was hung and Constantine the Great was proclaimed Emperor has certainly got plenty of stories to tell – and plenty of great pubs to tell them in. Sasha Arms reports.

York has a rich cultural history that strikes the visitor the moment they first lay eyes on one of its imposing stone gatehouses (known as ‘bars’) that punctuate the remaining sections of the old City Walls – the longest intact city walls of any city in England by the way. The town, together with its fortifications, was founded in 71 AD by the Romans, who later made the settlement the capital of the Britannia Inferior Province...

Read the full Long weekend in York article on Urban Travel Blog.


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