Indie York

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The best way to get to the heart of York is to explore its independent scene, meet local people and discover its authenticity.

With a backdrop that includes medieval lanes, snickelways, and even a shopping street that dates back to the Domesday book, this is not your average destination. Despite its smaller size, York is home to an unrivalled selection of indie businesses offering everything from ghosts to gorgonzola.

If you’re looking to treat yourself, find an unusual gift for a friend, source somewhere to grab a bite to eat – York has it all. With so much on offer, here’s a summary of the places that we recommend you visit.

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