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Discovering the Yorkshire Dales

Sep 17, 12 Discovering the Yorkshire Dales

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Situated within the boundaries of historic Yorkshire, the Dales (as they are commonly known) are an iconic and impressive display of British scenery that covers 680 square miles (1,762 square kilometres). Lying between the Pennines and the Lake District, this entire area of the English North is dominated by striking landscapes that...

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Aboot the Toon: Things to do in Newcastle

Aug 16, 12 Aboot the Toon: Things to do in Newcastle

Posted by in Cities, England, Things to do

Newcastle, on the northeast coast of England, offers a wide variety of attractions to keep any visitor happy and fulfilled. Even just walking around the city and admiring the impressive architecture of the bridges over the River Tyne and the surrounding buildings, both old and new, make it a fascinating city to see. If you’re...

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Top Tourist Attractions in Glasgow

There are many sights to see and things to do in Glasgow, accommodating all kinds of interests and hobbies. Check out this guide to some of the top tourist attractions in Glasgow for inspiration for what to do on your next trip… Glasgow Cathedral It is also referred to as High Kirk of Glasgow or St Mungo’s Cathedral. The...

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The 10 Most i\Impressive Beauty Spots in the North West

Aug 08, 12 The 10 Most i\Impressive Beauty Spots in the North West

Posted by in Cities, England, Places

In recent years a greater number of Brits have been opting to stay in the UK and enjoy the sights and sounds of their nation rather than going abroad on holiday. And with so many stunning places right here in Great Britain there is no wonder that the ‘staycation’ is becoming increasingly popular. One area where many...

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Cornwall, a Skater’s Paradise

Aug 07, 12 Cornwall, a Skater’s Paradise

Posted by in England, Places, Things to do

Cornwall is best known for its golden sandy beaches and its high number of surfers that take full advantage of the world class surf breaks littering its coastline.  Yet what does this large group of board addicts do when the surf goes flat? They skate! Living in the area for the past few years I have spent many hours driving and...

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Manchester: Cradle of the Industrial Revolution

Aug 07, 12 Manchester: Cradle of the Industrial Revolution

Posted by in Cities, England, Places

Located in the north west of England, Manchester played a significant role in the Industrial Revolution. It became the first industrialised city in the world and was renowned for its textile work through the nineteenth century – one of the key drivers of the revolution. This once unknown part of the world grew at a rapid rate, so...

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