York locations you can visit featured in the new TV series of Victoria on ITV

The new series of Victoria is on ITV and its packed with great places you can visit the next time you are in York. The great news is all of them are just a few minutes walk from all of our self catering House of York holiday homes. So lets get started:

Fairfax House

This Georgian townhouse in York was once a merchant's residence and later became a gentlemen's club. It's now a museum and is just a 2 minute walk from 17 Stonegate Court - a House of York holiday home. For more info visit http://www.fairfaxhouse.co.uk

York Crown Court

The old court was part of the fortified complex once known as York Castle, where the city's prisons and law courts stood alongside Clifford's Tower. It stands in for Dublin City Hall in Victoria. It’s a 7 minute walk from 109 Nunnery Lane - a House of York holiday home.

Merchant Adventurers Hall

This medieval guildhall built in 1357 is the largest timber-framed building in the country still used for its original purpose. The Company of Merchant Adventurers still own the hall and you can visit it as well. It's just a 5 minute walk from 17 Stonegate Court - a House of York holiday home. For more info visit http://www.merchantshallyork.org

There are also some other places featured in the series that are less than a 30 minute drive from York they include:

Castle Howard

Castle Howard has been used to depict Kensington Palace, another royal residence, since the first series of Victoria. It's most famous for its appearance in Brideshead Revisited. Its a 25 minute drive from York. For more info visit https://www.castlehoward.co.uk

Flamborough Head

The East Yorkshire coastline stands in for the beaches of the Isle of Wight, Queen Victoria's favourite summer holiday destination. Its a bit more of a drive at about 75 minutes but well worth the effort. For more info visit https://www.discoveryorkshirecoast.com/coastal-villages/flamborough


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