Explore the Jorvik Group
Explore the Jorvik Group
Please note that entry to Coffee Yard is currently only via Stonegate, to maintain the one-way pedestrian flow planned by the City of York Council. From Stonegate, the entrance to Coffee Yard can be found under the ‘Ye Olde Starre Inne’ sign – look out for the red devil! Please do not enter Coffee Yard from Swinegate.
Getting to York
Several bus services connect through York, making stops in the city centre. Visit the iTravelYork website for more information.
York’s six Park & Ride services allow you to travel to York by car, park for free in secure car parks and complete your journey into the city centre by bus. For timetables and more information, visit the iTravelYork website.
The nearest car park is the Marygate car park, just a ten-minute walk away. FREE, secure car parking is available at York’s six Park & Ride sites. Visit the iTravelYork website for timetables and more information. The nearest bus stop is situated on Museum Street, a five minute walk away.
More information on the York Park and Ride service is available.
York is on the East Coast main line between London and Scotland. It takes less than two hours to get to York from London. Trains run every half an hour, with at least 25 direct trains each week day.
Direct rail services also run to York from many of the UK’s main regional centres. York can be reached easily from all the following centres: Edinburgh, Glasgow, Birmingham, Bristol, Leeds, Manchester, Newcastle, Nottingham and Liverpool.
There are direct trains to and from Manchester International Airport and trains run every hour during the day.
Information on train times and prices is available by telephone from within the UK on 08457 48 49 50 or at the following websites:
Visitors with visual impairments may find this description useful.
Barley Hall is situated on Coffee Yard, a narrow alley off Stonegate.
The entrance to Coffee Yard is under the ‘Ye Olde Starre Inn’ sign, a large ironwork sign suspended between the upper floors of the buildings on either side of the street. Under the sign, near the alley entrance, is a model of a bright red devil attached to the side of the building.
A cream-coloured sign with the dark green Barley Hall logo is attached to the wall just inside the alley entrance. There is also a sign saying Coffee Yard.
Coffee Yard is a narrow alley about 1 metre wide. From Stonegate, you walk down the alley for around 25 metres. The alleyway opens out into the Barley Hall courtyard – you will find the main entrance across the courtyard on your left. The main entrance is a large wooden door. Barley Hall is a half-timbered building.