Kiss under the Heart of Yorkshire window at the Minster

York, North Yorkshire

According to legend, all loved up couples that kiss under the 'Heart of Yorkshire' window, will stay together forever.

Majestic and imposing, York Minster is the largest gothic cathedral north of the Alps.

The Duke of Kent married Miss Katherine Worsley here on June 1961. This was the first Royal wedding in York Minster since King Edward III married Philippa of Hainault there in 1328.

Wander around the gothic cathedral and look up at the Great West window to see the heart-shape worked into the tracery, known as the "Heart of Yorkshire’. Share a kiss with your sweetheart under the Heart of Yorkshire window, which according to local custom, blesses you to stay together forever. If you are looking for a challenge, climb the whopping 275 steps to the top of the Central Tower for panoramic views of the city and surrounding countryside. 

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