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The Bar Convent

£5.00 Entry - Free with York Pass


17 Blossom Street, York YO24 1AQ

Phone Number

01904 643238

Opening Times

10am – 4pm Monday – Saturday


The Bar Convent

One of York’s hidden gems, the oldest convent in England offers the warmest of welcomes.

The Bar Convent opened as a Catholic girls’ school in 1686, at a time when the faith was still banned in England. Our interactive Exhibition tells the convent’s long history. You can also visit our stunning 250 year old secret chapel and enjoy the peace of our walled garden, an oasis in the heart of York

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