Must-see shopping in York

  • The Shop That Must Not Be Named


    Casting a spell over Harry Potter fans, this shop opened on the Shambles – the street said to be the inspiration for Diagon Alley – in 2017. Wands? Tick…

  • Shambles Market


    Yorkshire cheeses, Whitby fish and local meat make good fodder for self-caterers at this anything-goes market behind the Shambles, which also touts arts,…

  • Fossgate Books


    A classic, old-school secondhand bookshop, with towers of books on the floor and a maze of floor-to-ceiling shelves crammed with titles covering every…

  • Antiques Centre


    A Georgian town house with a veritable maze of rooms and corridors, showcasing the wares of about 120 dealers selling everything from lapel pins and…

  • Ken Spelman Booksellers


    This fascinating shop has been selling rare, antiquarian and secondhand books since 1947. With an open fire crackling in the grate in winter, it's a…

  • Red House


    The goods of about 60 antiques dealers are displayed in 10 showrooms spread over two floors, with items ranging from jewellery and porcelain to clocks and…

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