Clues To Go    -    York, Micklegate to Monkbar

A walk from one old entrance to the medieval city of York, across town, over the river, past Clifford's Tower & the Museum, along the Shambles, a call by the Minster, finishing with a stroll along Goodramgate to another fine gateway, Monkbar.

By the time you have completed this walk, you will have crossed centuries of history, from the time of the Romans, the Anglo Saxons, the English Civil War & even touched on the Scottish Jacobite Rebelion!

You will find strangely named streets, a public house that is flooded several times a year by the river, a haunted house and learn of a mass suicide.

Micklegate Bar has a grisly past, as this was where the severed heads of traitors & rebels were displayed, until 1754.

Although the route passes by the Minster, you are not required to enter it to answer any questions. The start, at Micklegate Bar, is only a very short stroll from the railway station, if you are arriving in town by train.

Goodramgate is a good place to finish this route, as there are several good pubs, cafes & restaurants there, in which to rest & refresh afterwards, while checking your score.

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