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York needs little introduction. This compact and historic city is a real jewel in the crown of Yorkshire’s many tourist attractions. Take a wander around the crooked, cobbled streets and marvel at the history surrounding you. There is so much to see and do here, but any visit to York wouldn’t be complete without a Fat Rascal at Betty’s Tea-rooms and a visit to the York Minster. Posted by www. Futons-direct.co.uk

The Shambles, York, North Yorkshire. "The oldest street in York is mentioned in the Doomsday Book of 1086 and In the late 19th century was known for its number of butchers. The meat would hang in the shadows of the overhanging buildings away from the sun.