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The York Shambles !!!!!!

The York Shambles !!!!!!

The Shambles Is The Most Visited Street In York   This must be on your list of things to do here whilst your staying at our bed and breakfast here in York. The word Shambles comes from the Medieval word Shamel which meant booth or bench. It was also called Flesshammel a word meaning flesh as the Shambles was a well known street for butchers shops and houses. In 1827 a total  of 26 Butchers had shops on the Shambles which is a staggering amount. Livestock was taken to the Shambles and slaughtered and today when you look at the street you will notice the pavements are raised and a gully would have allowed the blood to travel down the […]

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York Chocolate

York Chocolate

Anyone For Chocolate In the Evening? We have a real treat for you chocolate lovers. At The York Cocoa House they are opening their doors on a Thursday Friday and Saturday evenings up until 9pm. You can sample all their chocolate with a good cuppa choose a delightful cake or cakes !!! Made from you guessed it chocolate !!! Or You can turn your hand to chocolate making you can learn how to make chocolate ganache followed by tempering this is the amazing bit you can then hand dip your truffles you have made into gorgeous scrummy chocolate !!!! They even sell chocolate that is made on the premises just don’t miss this very special place when you stay with […]

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