If you were unaware of York’s many narrow, medieval streets, it would be easy to walk past them without noticing a thing. But these delightfully named hidden passages allow you to seemingly magically transport from one street to another, avoiding the tourist crowds.
These passages are neither snickets, ginnels, or alleyways, but a mixture of all three! “Snickelway” is a term coined in 1983 by local author Mark W. Jones, which is now in popular use throughout York.
|Kings Square Gravestones||2020||0.1km||site_ao|
|Holy Trinity Church, Goodramgate||2020||0.1km||site_ao|
|The York Ghost Merchants||2020||0.1km||site_ao|
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|York: chocolate, Vikings, ghosts & kings en||0.7km||site_izi|
|‘Constantine the Great’||2020||0.1km||site_ao|
|Dick Turpin’s Tombstone||2020||0.7km||site_ao|
|An Incredibly Well-Preserved Piece of 9th-Century Viking Poop||2018||0.4km||site_ao|
|York Minster Astronomical Clock||2018||0.2km||site_ao|
|Shambles of York||2018||0.2km||site_ao|
|Whip-Ma-Whop-Ma-Gate: The Oddest Street Name in York||2017||0.2km||site_ao|
|Assembly Hall, Bootham School||0.6km||site_brutalism|
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