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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

In the middle of a small grass cemetery just outside the city centre. A sign details the story and a path takes you to the grave where there is a headstone.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After visiting the usual attractions in York we had a bit of time left on the parking and jumped on TA to see what was nearby. Dick Turpin’s grace sounded interesting so we set off. I found it interesting to see the stone. There’s also...More

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Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

Worth a visit , a little bit of history. Close to bus stop Not much else to see apart from the grave itself which is well preserved given its age.

Thank Mike I
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Dont really know what I expected to see but this is just an old headstone with the name Turpin engraved on it. Not really a tourist attraction and located in the middle of a housing estate.

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Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

Easy to find and a little piece of history. Was disappointed that it is presumed it is it and not definitely where he rests after walking to find it.

Thank bizzylizzy982
Reviewed 20 April 2018

We eventually found the grave yard and grave.Iteresting to see and worth spending a few minutes there,BUT beware of the dog droppings.Didn’t realise DT wasn’t his real name.(John Palmer).You learn something every day.

Thank Brian W
Reviewed 3 April 2018

After a few days in York, I decided to visit Dick Turpin's grave. My research beforehand led me to doubt he's actually buried there. It didn't matter at all. From the plaque in the graveyard, it would seem that the legend is way more than...More

Thank coinslot
Reviewed 31 March 2018

We struggled to find the grave location and having found it wished we hadn't bothered ! Scuffy grassed area with a few grave stones , this grave stone and plenty of mess . If you want to visit walk uphill from the Fishergate Tower on...More

1  Thank 814AlanW
Reviewed 30 March 2018

We went to York for a couple of days.We went to the Yorvic Centre,the YorkmDungeon and went to Dick Turpins grave.It was a little hard ,to find it but Im glad we did.A piece of history!York is wonderful!

Thank Margaret M
Reviewed 27 March 2018

We quickly found the tombstone for the so-called grave of Dick Turpin but we were immediately sceptical about its authenticity. Reading the very informative panel by the gate, our suspicions were confirmed in the last paragraph which states that it is only alleged that Turpin...More

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