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"Areas to avoid" York Warnings Or Dangers Tip by Sjalen

York Warnings and Dangers: 33 reviews and 32 photos

  Mickelgate Bar
by Sjalen

Micklegate has loads of pubs and can be quite rough Friday and Saturday nights. Allegedly, there are more stabbings in little York than nearby Leeds but I've never noticed much in the city centre. There are areas to avoid but you wouldn't end up there as a tourist anyway (Foxwood Lane, Chapelfields, Tang Hall, Bell Farm and parts of Clifton Moor). Nothing is as bad as in medieval times though. In those days Micklegate Bar (the gate in the picture) was full of the heads of executed people on show to scare others who thought of betrayals...

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  • Updated Apr 26, 2006
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