The prospect of an exciting new dig at York….!

The York Archaeological Society is hoping that an important new dig in the city is going to attract thousands of tourists. It will be an excavation into the city’s Roman history, and being outdoors will be an advantage in these times of Covid 19 restrictions. This can only be a good thing when so many… Continue reading The prospect of an exciting new dig at York….!

Barley Hall, the Alderman’s House

There is a Building in York where you can go back in time to 1483. It is situated in the City centre, no 2, Coffee Yard. You may access it from there, or from a small alley in Stonegate.  This Building is now known as Barley Hall. The story of this mansion is fascinating, and… Continue reading Barley Hall, the Alderman’s House

York’s “Viking” tourism is recovering, but not yet for Richard….

York Archaeological Trust says “….’Limiting admission numbers has probably had the most significant impact on our performance, but we have extended our opening hours at JORVIK Viking Centre throughout the school holidays, opening an hour earlier at 9am and closing at 8pm seven days a week’….” The Viking Centre is able to accommodate the required… Continue reading York’s “Viking” tourism is recovering, but not yet for Richard….

Blind and partially sighted visitors to be catered for at York attraction….

From the link at the end of this article:- ‘BLIND and partially sighted people will be able to appreciate some of York’s attractions better under a new scheme by York Archaeological Trust (YAT) and York Blind and Partially Sighted Society. ‘Visually impaired inspectors will visit YAT’s centres at Barley Hall, Richard III Experience in Monk… Continue reading Blind and partially sighted visitors to be catered for at York attraction….