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We have visited Fairfax House many times as we are 'Friends' of the House.
Our visit this month was special as we wanted to meet the 'Georgian' Surgeon who was in residence for the weekend.
My wife showed him an old leg injury and asked...More
This is a Georgian house in the centre of York. The plaster ceilings and two of the (beautiful) fireplaces are original, the remaining furniture is of the Georgian period but from another collection. In each room there is a guide, who will tell you about...More
This is a beautifully restored Georgian Town House that although we didn't have time to venture into but we did pass and admire on a couple of occasions.
The building looks fantastic, the symmetry of the building is awesome,the exterior is stunning,it blends into the...More
This is an amazingly well preserved 1760s era Georgian townhouse, with spectacular plaster moldings and period furnishings. The guides are great, with explanations of what you're seeing and a lot of great stories about the people who lived there and how this particular property was...More
Fairfax house is is easy to get too in the city centre, it is relatively small so you wouldn't need a large amount of time to go round it. Volunteers who work there are very knowledgeable and clearly enjoyed sharing the information with everyone.
Situated just around the corner from Cliffords tower and the Jorvic Centre this little gem is a must-see. It contains the furniture that Goddards House doesn't. Goddards is the home of the Terry family but the collection of furniture by Noel is situated here and...More