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June 2018: The Resorts of North Devon

Devon is the only county in England with two separate coasts, north and south. It is the latter that is perhaps better known and more ...More
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85 Places to Visit in Tyne and Wear | Directory

Positioned in the North East of England, Tyne and Wear is dominated by the great cities of Newcastle and Sunderland and has plenty of opportunities for great day trips. The area has attractions that are ancient and modern, small and grand with a particular emphasis on Britains Industrial heritage. Notable places to visit include Washington Old Hall, The Biscuit Factory and the Blue Reef Aquarium at Tynemouth

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Belsay

Blaydon On Tyne

Burnopfield

Gateshead

Houghton Le Spring

Jarrow

Newcastle upon Tyne

Newcastle Upon Tyne

Newcastle upon Tyne

Newcastle Upon Tyne

Newcastle upon Tyne

North Shields

Rowlands Gill

Ryton

South Shields

Sunderland

Tynemouth

Wallsend

Washington

Whitley Bay

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