"Cute, historic market street" Shambles Tip by londonlover

Shambles, York: 50 reviews and 106 photos

  The Shambles
by londonlover

The Shambles is an ancient, narrow street in York, famous for its sloping buildings that allow one to practically lean across from one building to shake the hand of a person in the store across the street!

The buildings are well-preserved and now filled with cute shops of various varieties, but the attraction is more the street itself than the shopping.

Directions: The Shambles is situated within the city walls just off King's Square.
Phone: 0871 266 3676
Website: http://www.historyofyork.org.uk/themes/medieval/the-shambles

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Jul 8, 2004
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