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York Ghost Merchants – The ‘World’s First’ Spook Shop – Opens In Shambles


  By George Dodd in The Press. THE “world’s first” ghost shop has opened its doors in York – stocking more than 1,000 spooky collectables. The York Ghost Merchants, located in the former Pinder and Scott’s bakery shop at number 6 Shambles, stocks unique ghost-related souvenirs for visitors to take home. The shop has been created and […]

Magical York

Harry Potter

    From Visit  York.   With a history spanning 2,000 years, there’s no surprise that myths and magic are in abundance in the city of York. Throughout the centuries characters from alchemists to witches are said to have passed through the city. Find out about York’s magical connections from past to present. The city’s […]

Is Shambles Becoming The Harry Potter Street ? Third Wizard Shop To Open Soon

Harry Potter

  From YorkMix.   It feels as if a certain boy wizard has cast a spell over York’s most famous street. Seven months ago Shambles’ only connection to Harry Potter was as the supposed inspiration for Diagon Alley in the movie franchise. But soon the former butchers street will have three Potter-inspired shops, with a […]

Another Harry Potter Shop Moving Into Shambles

Harry Potter

    From YorkMix.   They do say imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. But does that apply to wizards as well as to muggles? Five months after a Harry Potter-themed shop opened its doors on Shambles – and proved to be a huge hit – a second very similar store is set to […]

In Your Face, Edinburgh Royal Mile ! York Has Britain’s Prettiest Street


      From YorkMix.   The people have spoken. Asked which is Britain’s prettiest street, they said, “You’ll find it in York squire”. No, they were not thinking of Kettlestring Lane, even though the sunsets over MKM Building Supplies can be to die for. You will not be surprised to learn that it is […]

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