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Barley Hall is a stunning medieval house, once home to the Priors of Nostell and the Mayor of York. The building has been lovingly restored to its original splendour with its high ceilings, beautiful exposed timber frames, and possibly the only horn...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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2 Coffee Yard | Stonegate, York YO1 8AR, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This property has so much to offer but the whole thing is an advert for magic, quack remedies and the uncanny. Waste of an amazing property. We did this on the York pass -would have been very disappointed if I paid to enter. Seriously !

Thank dimproblem
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautifully restored house, wasn't not too keen on the 'magic' exhibition, it detracted from the house

Thank Vicky H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On entrance, we were greeted very pleasantly by Peter who examined the attraction and what else was on offer. The displays are laid out brilliantly and you are encouraged to interact with the exhibits. Very informative and well worth a visit... Even your children will...More

Thank Mark T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Staff are friendly and helpful. Lots of information and interesting facts. Beautiful setting and interior.

Thank Victoria K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really enjoyed visiting the hall - we had a 12 year old and 2 year old and both enjoyed themselves. The man at the desk was really friendly and shown us where to put our buggy etc. Th3 items in the hall are hands on...More

Thank heyboy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This building has been well restored and shows some of York's history through the ages. There are activities for young visitors, and plenty for the grown ups to see. An hour or so well spent.

Thank Bagabargain
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have visited this place many times since it first opened. This year we lingered for a very long time - the new exhibition fascinated us and the way in which it showed the inter-weaving of magic, science and religion was very good indeed. The...More

Thank honeysrascal
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our first visit here and it was very interesting. It is tucked away so it is quieter than a lot of other places. I suppose a lot of pople don't realise it it is there. Youc an get a combined ticket for the...More

Thank 123rc
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited on Saturday, and must say although a simple attraction it is very interesting. It’s worth watching the eight minute film at the start as this shows the painstaking renovation work that was done on the hall. You won’t spend all day there but it’s...More

Thank gaandir
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I bought a pastport and this was one of the places on it. We visited with 2 children aged 8 and 6 and feared they may get bored this was not the case the staff were so interactive with them. Explaining lots of interesting facts....More

Thank Katie N
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MichelleMoore84
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Response from wayfarer19492016 | Reviewed this property |
I would leave around 2 hours as the different displays may provoke more interest than others.
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