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A Lake District Grand Tour

A Lake District Grand Tour | Around-England | Scoop.it

Mike Carden's new book kept me reading, learning and laughing all at the same time. It's a splendid account of his nione days of strenuous pedalling around the English Lakeland.

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Spectacular beauty on Northumberland beaches - Telegraph.co.uk

Spectacular beauty on Northumberland beaches - Telegraph.co.uk | Around-England | Scoop.it
Telegraph.co.uk Spectacular beauty on Northumberland beaches Telegraph.co.uk (Cresswell is also one end of the 64-mile Northumberland Coast Path, part of the North Sea Coast Trail, running north to Berwick-upon-Tweed.) Get close to nature at...
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A priest's life: The nonpareil landscape of the Yorkshire Dales:

A priest's life: The nonpareil landscape of the Yorkshire Dales: | Around-England | Scoop.it
The nonpareil landscape of the Yorkshire Dales: As I was pumping the pedals on my exercise bike in the Leeds Trinity gym this evening, I heard on the television M Christian Prudhomme, chief of the Tour de France, express ...
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Ullswater - Photographic Enthusiasm

Ullswater - Photographic Enthusiasm | Around-England | Scoop.it
No way would I have attempted this balancing act – even to get a shot of Ullswater!
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Focusing on the coast - Northern Experience Wildlife Tours

Focusing on the coast - Northern Experience Wildlife Tours | Around-England | Scoop.it
Having lived on, or near, the Northumberland coast for 15 years (apart from my 6 month sojourn to Texas and Arizona) it's a location I return to time and again with my camera/binoculars/telescope/camcorder/sound recording ...
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History and beauty amid the Yorkshire Dales - Manchester Evening News

History and beauty amid the Yorkshire Dales - Manchester Evening News | Around-England | Scoop.it
History and beauty amid the Yorkshire DalesManchester Evening NewsIt's the perfect place to settle down in your twilight years – but how do the Yorkshire Dales measure up for those at the other end of the age scale?
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Gamekeepers' golden touch helps waders, Teesdale Mercury

Gamekeepers' golden touch helps waders, Teesdale Mercury | Around-England | Scoop.it
The concentration of moorland breeding waders in the North Pennines, which is almost entirely managed for grouse shooting, appears to be a direct result of grouse moor management and has led to its designation as a ...
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On-the-spot fine for motorbiker flouting off-road rules in Yorkshire Dales - The Guardian (blog)

On-the-spot fine for motorbiker flouting off-road rules in Yorkshire Dales - The Guardian (blog) | Around-England | Scoop.it
Motorbikers who flout the rules about riding on bridleways in the Yorkshire Dales national park have had a warning: an on-the-spot fine...
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Barn battle not over yet as review started - Northumberland Gazette

Barn battle not over yet as review started - Northumberland Gazette | Around-England | Scoop.it
"One of the major concerns for objectors was the effect it will have on the area, part of the Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) close to Embleton Bay ..."

I don't know the details of this specific case but my understanding of an AONB is that it should continue as a working landscape, not as a manicured scenic postcard view.
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Hundreds of Scottish pigeons go AWOL in Yorkshire

Hundreds of Scottish pigeons go AWOL in Yorkshire | Around-England | Scoop.it
Most of them, presumably, are pecking about at the ample grain in the vast fields which lie between the Yorkshire Dales and ...
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Vintage Railway Posters of Northern England — Around-England

Vintage Railway Posters of Northern England — Around-England | Around-England | Scoop.it
On pre-WW2 railway posters, and up until the Beeching cuts, the Lake District was promoted with a variety of art work as were the Yorkshire Dales, and Teesdale in the North Pennines. The North East coastal areas of Yorkshire and Northumberland ...
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Geltsdale Wildlife Warrior: Eagle Owl - The Dark Knight Rises

Geltsdale Wildlife Warrior: Eagle Owl - The Dark Knight Rises | Around-England | Scoop.it
Eagle Owl photographed in the North Pennines. Here are examples of different views of the birds in its Eurasian stronghold range compared to the UK, starting in Helsinki as a pair of Eagle Owls live in the trendy and central ...
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Vintage Railway Poster – The Eden Valley

Vintage Railway Poster – The Eden Valley | Around-England | Scoop.it

This vintage railway poster promoting the Eden Valley in Cumbria is available in several formats including on canvas and as a tea towel...

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Northumberland plans two-week puffin festival as pufflings Amble ...

Northumberland plans two-week puffin festival as pufflings Amble ... | Around-England | Scoop.it
The North Northumberland coast is a wonderful place, there's so much history and wildlife. "The puffins live almost on our doorstep and we want to celebrate that fact." The festival will take place in Amble from Saturday May 18 ...
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Best Hiking Trails in England - Northumberland Coast Path | Down ...

Best Hiking Trails in England - Northumberland Coast Path | Down ... | Around-England | Scoop.it
Northumberland Coast Path offers a wonderful walking experience far from the crowds along one of Britain's finest coastal stretches.
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Volunteers to test accessible paths in North Pennines

Volunteers to test accessible paths in North Pennines | Around-England | Scoop.it
Volunteers are being sought to test the accessibility of paths in rural beauty spots across the north east of England. The North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) Partnership wants to develop a web-based ...
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Northumberland - The Heritage Coast | Guide of Traveller

Northumberland - The Heritage Coast | Guide of Traveller | Around-England | Scoop.it
Steeped in stories of invaders and sleeping under the spell of a dangerous and heroic past besieged with bloody border clashes, Northumberland today remains ...
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A walk over Melmerby Fell with views of Cross Fell & the Lakes

A walk over Melmerby Fell with views of Cross Fell & the Lakes | Around-England | Scoop.it
Lying 3 miles north of Cross Fell is Melmerby Fell which is climbed on a walk from Melmerby near Penrith and enjoyes views over the North Lakes and the Pennines.
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Volunteers run the show

Volunteers run the show | Around-England | Scoop.it
My knowledge may be limited to those in the Lake District, Yorkshire Dales and North York Moors but it is safe to say without them the park would be a poorer place, less well run, lacking on the ground information and less ...
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Handing over the token | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Handing over the token | Flickr - Photo Sharing! | Around-England | Scoop.it
Earlier on, I had walked from Gilderdale Bridge over Grey Nag, Tom Smith's Stone Top & Black Fell in the North Pennines. For much of the way I could occasionally hear the unmistakable whistle of a steam locomotive in the distance.
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North York Moor railway anniversary competition - Ripon Today

North York Moor railway anniversary competition - Ripon Today | Around-England | Scoop.it
"A competition is being launched by the North Yorkshire Moors Railway to design the official emblem for its landmark celebrations next year."
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Holiday In The Lake District

Holiday In The Lake District | Around-England | Scoop.it
A great blog post describing a Lake District walking holiday. - - "Mike and I have been off on our holidays, visiting the Lake District. ..."
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Bikemagic Trail Guide: Guisborough Forest, North York Moors ...

Bikemagic Trail Guide: Guisborough Forest, North York Moors ... | Around-England | Scoop.it
The 12km black trail is a technically challenging gem.
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Sustainable North York Moors: Wildlife boost for North Yorks woodland

Sustainable North York Moors: Wildlife boost for North Yorks woodland | Around-England | Scoop.it
Celebrating, supporting and encouraging green initiatives in the North York Moors area plus news from the world of ...
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Wars of the Roses at Muncaster Castle : Cumbria Crack

Wars of the Roses at Muncaster Castle : Cumbria Crack | Around-England | Scoop.it

" ... Red Wyvern Re-enactment Society. Muncaster Castle in the Western Lake District is swapping its famous rhododendrons for Roses as it prepares for its Medieval Weekend this August Bank Holiday. ..."

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