Boscastle, North Coast – Guide and Photos

Boscastle, North Coast – Guide and Photos

Boscastle is definitely one of Cornwall’s most scenic villages. The buildings around the harbour rise inland to the village which boasts some very attractive and old white-washed cottages, a Museum of Witchcraft, a National Trust Shop, and a Visitor Centre.

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Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal – with picture galleries

Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal – with  picture galleries

The extensive sandstone ruins of Fountains Abbey are located in the wooded valley of the River Skell. On the same 800 acre site is the Georgian water garden of Studley Royal complete with statues, follies and amazing views.

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Simon Howe Stone Circle – Prehistoric Barrow & Stone Circle

Simon Howe Stone Circle – Prehistoric Barrow & Stone Circle

The stone circle and other features sit in a prominent position on top of Simon Howe Rigg. This is actually the highest point on the ridge running from Wilden Moor in the south to Goathland in the north.

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Staithes – secret treasure of the Yorkshire Coast – guide and photos

Staithes – secret treasure of the Yorkshire Coast – guide and photos

The quaint coastal hamlet of Staithes near Whitby has a small harbour and is full of character. Traditional fishing cobbles still work out of the harbour setting crab and lobster pots. The village is full of charm and seems lost in time.

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