Step off the beaten track and delve deeper into the city’s ancient past to uncover some of York’s best kept secrets.

Explore England’s oldest living convent and its hidden chapel, experience life in a medieval household at Barley Hall and admire the splendour of Fairfax House, one of the most distinguished 18th century Georgian townhouses in Britain.

Immerse yourself in the grandeur of the Mansion House, one of York’s great historic treasures, and step back in time through 650 years of history at Merchant Adventurers' Hall, the most well preserved guildhall in Europe. What will you discover?

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Barley Hall

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York Mansion House

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The Bar Convent

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Fairfax House

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Merchant Adventurers' Hall

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DIG: An Archaeological Adventure