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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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Marsden Moor, West Yorkshire

Marsden Moor
Marsden Moor , situated in a vast swathe of Moorland, is a National Trust owned property in West Yorkshire, England. It is an area rich in archaeology due to itís use as a nexus to crossing the moors. Remains have been found from pre-Roman times up to the Industrial age of canals and railways. The moorland itself is rich in a variety of fauna and flora, containing large quantities of birds and as such is a designated Site of Scientific Special Interest (SSI). One interesting monument is Eastergate Bridge, an old packhorse bridge dating from the 17th century.

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Other West Yorkshire Naturals

Ilkley Moor
River Aire
Colne Valley
Hardcastle Crags
River Calder

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There are only two styles of portrait painting; the serious and the smirk. - Charles Dickens
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Battle of Bannockburn - 1314, Battle of Sluys - 1340, First Recorded Tynwald Day - 1417, Punch Invents the Cartoon - 1843, Mersey Tunnel Opens - 1971, The Humber Bridge Opens to Traffic - 1981
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