With the Queen’s funeral taking place on Monday (19 September), venues in York and North Yorkshire have been revealing their plans.
Many places have decided to close for what has been declared a Bank Holiday, and to allow their staff to watch the service.
Here are the closures so far. We’ll keep updating as information comes in.
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- All York Museums Trust venues, ie
– York Art Gallery
– York Castle Museum
– Yorkshire Museum
- All English Heritage sites, including
– Clifford’s Tower
- All National Trust properties, including
– Treasurer’s House
– Beningbrough Hall
- All Jorvik Group attractions, including
– The Jorvik Viking Centre
– Barley Hall
– City Walls Experience
- York Dungeon
- The Hole in Wand
- York’s Chocolate Story
Flamingo Land will be open on Monday, but says: “As a mark of respect on Monday 19th September 2022, there will be a period of quiet reflection as we pause all of our rides and attractions from 10.45am until 12.30pm, so that our holiday guests and team members can come together to show their respect and pay tribute during the Queen’s State Funeral.”
- City Screen York
- All McDonald’s branches are closed from midnight till 5pm
- York Designer Outlet will close all day on Monday
- The Potions Cauldron on Shambles and the Potions Express at York Station are both closed all day
- Sainsbury’s – large stores shut all day, convenience stores and petrol stations open after 5pm
- Tesco – large stores shut all day, Express stores open after 5pm
- Morrisons – stores will shut all day, petrol stations reopen at 5pm
- John Lewis
- Marks & Spencer
- Asda will close stores until 5pm