51 Places to Visit in the UK - You Have to See These
These are my top picks for places to visit in the UK. From cities to towns, islands to villages, they offer a broad range of experiences.
A Lady in London on Instagram: “Cobblestones and brick make a great combination in England’s York. 💙”
7,528 Likes, 85 Comments - A Lady in London (@aladyinlondon) on Instagram: “Cobblestones and brick make a great combination in England’s York. 💙”
York, the Monk Bar by Emanuele Ghisi at PicturesofEngland.com
The Monk Bar was built in the early 14th century. The current gatehouse was built on the site of the Roman gate called
Micklegate Bar was the most important of York’s four main medieval gateways and the focus for grand events. The name comes from 'Micklelith', meaning great street. It was the main entrance to the city for anyone arriving from the South. At least half a dozen reigning monarchs have passed through this gate and by tradition they stop here to ask the Lord Mayor's permission to enter the city. The lower section of the bar dates from the 12th century, the top two storeys from the 14th…
York – Walking the City Walls
York, A place with history. The walls you see today that circle the City are from the 13/14 Century, the most compete example you will see in England.
York Minster from Petergate
York Minster viewed from Petergate. Shame about that one car, but most of York is delightfully traffic free, and offers loads of photo opportunities.
York's Medieval Streets Resound With History - Europe Up Close
The Romans knew it as Eboracum. To the Saxons it was Eoforwick. Then the Vikings named it Jorvik. Today we know it as York, England. In Roman times York became such a well-established political and commercial center that people lived on here for millennia afterwards. The city still bears evidence of all its eras […]
Clifford's Tower, York Castle, York, North Yorkshire, England, UK
York Castle contains the principal remains of the 13th century - 14th century castle are the keep and some of the curtain wall. From its start in 1068 through the English Civil War, the castle had a particularly noteworthy history.