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111 Places in York

That You Shouldn't Miss


Even if you were the world’s most imaginative storyteller, you couldn’t make York up. The city is stranger than any fiction. But to find its oddities and secrets you’ll need to step off the beaten tourist path and explore its footstreets and alleys, known locally as snickelways. You’ll encounter the traces of many local colourful characters, from an Oscar-winning actor to a dastardly plotter, from assorted stone cats to a rather rude ghost. You can browse the shops in the street that inspired Harry Potter’s Diagon Alley and tour remarkable retailers like  the Banana Warehouse, which sells pretty much everything – except bananas. With 2,000 years of history to discover, there is a surprise around every corner – if you know where to look….

111 Places in York

That You Shouldn't Miss

Chris Titley

Contains numerous colour photographs

by Richard McDougall

240 pages

13,5 x 20,5 cm

5,25 in. x 8 in.
ISBN : 978-3-95451-768-8


£ 12.99
$ 19.90

Chris Titley

Chris Titley is an award-winning journalist and writer. During his time as features editor at the Yorkshire Evening Press he wrote a weekly column, two books, and a number of supplements on the history of York. Since turning freelance in 2006 he has written for The Guardian, The Times Educational Supplement and Yorkshire Life. Chris also researched and wrote the 50,000-word text for the History of York website on behalf of the city’s Museums Trust, and a biography of the city’s confectionery pioneer Joseph Rowntree. He is co-founder and editor of the online news magazine YorkMix.


Richard McDougall

Richard McDougall is a multi-award winning designer. He cut his teeth at The Yorkshire Evening Press and has subsequently managed creative accounts for clients including J Sainsbury, Caledonian Brewery and Whitbread Plc. With more than 20 years’ creative industry experience, he has a passion for all things visual. He is an active amateur photographer with a particular eye for architecture and places.



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