Horror Brought To Life: York’s Most Haunted Boozer

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The Golden Fleece. Photos copyright QueenMab/Shipscook Photographic. contact simon.ball3@btopenworld.com for commercial reuse The Golden Fleece. Photos copyright QueenMab/Shipscook Photographic. contact simon.ball3@btopenworld.com for commercial reuse

Easter took this guy and his ghoul to Britain’s alleged most haunted city of York. Naturally my Hothouse Flowers, drink was consumed, but not just anywhere. No, we had to down a pint or two of Theakstons Old Peculiar in the most haunted city’s most haunted pub, the Golden Fleece (16 Pavement, York).

Dating back to at least 1503 when it got a mention in the city archives, this little boozer is a maze of crooked staircases, sloping floors and wonky walls. It even has its own resident skeleton known as Saul Goodfellow. Saul can often be found propping up the bar, but don’t expect him to dig his hands in his pocket and buy you a drink. He has a friend outside who seems to have got stuck climbing over the wall into the Beer Garden.

The Beer Garden. Photos copyright QueenMab/Shipscook Photographic. contact simon.ball3@btopenworld.com for commercial reuse The…

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