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36 Hours in York

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6 weeks ago I had the unexpected pleasure of some time off, with my other half. We decided to make sure it was quality time together and to get away from the humdrum of home for a bit.

We stayed at the rather lovely Principal York Hotel which, despite it's elegant appearance, was not quite as smoothly run as I'd have hoped, but it all got sorted in the end!



After checking in, we headed out to explore.

I think I must have a Christmas-sensor embedded in me because I can sniff it out anywhere and was quickly drawn into this store.




Our next stop was to The York Museum.

By the time I'd been dragged out of Christmas-land, time was ticking on a bit... The very kind attendants at the museum reassured us that we would have time to do one wing and helpfully, gave us a pass so that we could return the next day for the other half of the museum.



The museum was formerly a Prison and we spent our first day in the Women's Wing - which housed a number of historical exhibits and (most …