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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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Upper Wharfedale, North Yorkshire

Upper Wharfedale
Upper Wharfedale is a National Trust owned area in the Yorkshire
Dales, England. It is situated in and around the valley of the River
Wharfe; stretching between the riverís source and the village of
Abingdon. As with a large portion of the Dales, it is dominated by
itís limestone scenery with white outcrops scattering the surrounding
countryside. Also found in Upper Wharfedale is Buckden Pike (702
metres) which is home to the Buckden pike Memorial Cross built to
commemorate five Polish airmen of the Royal Air Force who died when
they crashed a bomber during the second world war in 1942.

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North Yorkshire Moors
Vale of York
River Ouse
River Eden
River Don
Forest of Bowland
North Pennines
River Ribble
Howardian Hills
Yorkshire Dales
Brimham Rocks
Malham Tarn

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Merely having an open mind is nothing. The object of opening the mind, as with the mouth, is it firmly shut it again on something solid - GK Chesterton
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Owen Glendower wins at Bryn Glas - 1402, Battle of Bothwell Bridge - 1679, The Somerset Case Judgement - 1772, Beginnings of the V&A - 1857, Victorias Diamond Jubilee - 1897, SS Empire Windrush Docks at Tilbury - 1948
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