Executed in 1739 at the Knavesmire in York, infamous highwayman Dick Turpin is said to haunt the city, but do facts really tally with fiction? Author Amy Flint investigates to see if there’s any truth to the myth.
The Shambles in York is an ancient cobbled street framed by mediaeval buildings. Once home to many butchers, it now accommodates a medley of shops and restaurants. This aged artery of York proves popular with tourists, but is it also a magnet for ghosts?