As in many European cities, the social and commercial life of medieval York was dominated by the trade guilds. And in many ways they are
At first sight, Mount Grace Priory looks more like a Jacobean house than a medieval monastery. You approach a grand façade with a formal stepped
Visiting Fountains Abbey is like peeling away layers of history. Are you exploring the 12th century Cistercian Abbey that became the wealthiest foundation in Europe,
It rained much of the way, we got lost once or twice and my boot got stuck in the mud. But none of this mattered.