"Beggars." Top 5 Page for this destination York Warnings Or Dangers Tip by leics

York Warnings and Dangers: 33 reviews and 32 photos

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by leics

Like most cities which attract large numbers of tourists, there are beggars in York and their numbers seem to have increased over the past few years. You will see far fewer, of course if you visit out of season.

Some are drug addicts; some have mental health problems.
Some are alcoholic; some are homeless.
Some play instruments; some don't.

Most sit quietly and just ask if you can spare any change.

You are unlikely to encounter any aggression, and whether you give them money or ignore them is your choice.

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  • Updated Nov 21, 2011
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