York Minster has announced Dean’s Park is to close

Dean's Park, next to York Minster. Photograph: YorkMix

The garden of York Minster will soon be closed.

Dean’s Park will close at 6.30pm this evening (Monday, 23 March) and remain closed until further notice “to help restrict the spread of the coronavirus”, the Chapter of York announced today.

York Minster itself closed on 17 March.