York Minster

York Minster

York Minster is located in the centre of York and dominates the city. It is Northern Europe’s largest medieval cathedral and England’s largest gothic cathedral. As well as the Minster itself, there is the octagonal Chapter House, undercroft, treasury and crypt to explore. If you are feeling energetic and have a spare five pounds (this is in addition to the normal admission charge), a climb up the 275 steps of the massive central tower will…

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Yorkshire Coast – Picture Galleries

Yorkshire Coast – Picture Galleries

The Yorkshire coastline has a variety of different coastal landscapes. As you explore the coast you’ll find; tiny fishing villages sitting under rocky cliffs; large stretches of sandy beaches, family-friendly seaside resorts and historic ruins. The coastline runs from the Tees Estuary in the north down to the Humber estuary in the south. This used to sit within the East and North Ridings of Yorkshire. However, in 1974 the boundaries were changed and the northern…

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Mount Grace Priory, North Yorkshire

Mount Grace Priory, North Yorkshire

Mount Grace Priory sits in an idyllic location surrounded by woodland. It can be found at the foot of the Cleveland Hills in the north-west of the North Yorkshire Moors National Park. However, it is easily accessible by car as it is only a short distance from the A19, not far from Northallerton. It is well signposted with Brown Signs. The site is probably one of England’s best-preserved Carthusian monasteries. With fine weather, a visit…

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El Nido, Palawan – Travel Guide

El Nido, Palawan – Travel Guide

Often called the “Final Frontier”, Palawan is the long narrow island on the south-west edge of the Philippines. Forests cover much of the Island and there are only a few roads. Puerto Princesa is the only city on the island and the location of the main airport. Palawan is largely unspoilt and boasts forests, beautiful bays, sandy beaches, spectacular cliffs and coral reefs, many of which are protected. El Nido is located in the northernmost…

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