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Private North York Moors and Whitby Day Trip from York
"This guided Day Trip from York provides the perfect opportunity to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city to explore the scenic and picturesque North York Moors National Park and the fishing port of Whitby. The tour operates with max 15 passenge and WiFi. 9:00am: The tour departs from opposite the Dean Court Hotel in central York (or an alternative location in York of your choice) and heads off into the Vale of York to the famous Kilburn White Horse on the boundary of the North York Moors National Park to take photos and learn about its history before heading for Helmsley.The tour stops in the picturesque market town of Helmsley for 45 minutes where you can view the medieval castle explore the quaint shops or just have a leisurely Yorkshire Brew - the choice is yours!You leave Helmsley and head up over the North York Moors with photo stops en route to enjoy the spectacular landscape leading to the seaside town of Whitby passing the 16th century Lion Inn on Blakey Ridge (the highest point on the moors) and Ralph's Cross. As you arrive in Whitby
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Historical Walking Tour of Newcastle
"The tour begins at Earl Grey's Monument in Newcastle city centre and proceeds down Grey street to discuss the heritage of the Grainger Town. From there you stop on  Dean Street to look at the influence of Milburn House.Your next destina down onto Dean Street and up Dog Leap Stairs you focus on the 1960's and changes in physical geography. This leads to the Castle Keep - the location that gave Newcastle its name. From the Castle the you go up St. Nicholas's Street then to the Groat and the Bigg Market - both infamous and vital to the city. From here you continue onto Newgate Street. You pass The Gate go onto Low Friars Lane and then Dispensary Lane to Blackfriars - a medieval monastery.From Blackfriars you go to the Town Walls on Stowel Street looking at various battles in Newcastle's history. Following this onto Westgate Road and along to th"""The Historical Walking tour of Newcastle takes you through Newcastle's past from its roots in the Celtic age to the modern day. The tour shows you what has made Newcastle a world changing location! From the centre of town at Earl Grey's Monument this tour takes you on a journey in Newcastle's Past where Romes Soldiers
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Gory Walking Tour of Newcastle
"The tour begins at Earl Grey's Monument in Newcastle city centre and you will first head down Grey Street where you will look at medicine at the past. On  Dean street you will stop at the site of the old Turf Hotel.Your next stop will be the home of many notorious  and sympathetic characters. You will join Dog Bank after going along one of the old Chares looking at the life for the citizens of Newcastle in the past.The Tour then rejoins Dean street and goes along the Si"""The Gory walking tour of Newcastle takes you though the darker elements of Newcastle. From Necromancers Criminals Doctors and Surgeons of low moral quality and Resurrectionists the Gory tour will expose you to the life of many people in the past! This tour will help you understand how people survived in harsh conditions in any way they could the effect of small decisions have on many and how our attitudes to law and order have changed. This tour is not a ghost tour and will not involve paranormal activities during the course of the tour."
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Stranton

This church Stranton all saints is a beautifull old church it was built in the 12th century for the village now it is in the centre of Hartlepool.We all got christened here and Carol got married here...
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Festivals & Carnivals

Hartlepool has a biennial Maritime Festival (on the even numbered years). It's a really great weekend and we have a great time there - it's really a pity that it's not held every year. It was on in...
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HMS Trincomalee

The Trincomalee is itself the centrepiece of The Historic Quay museum, although it's run as a separate enterprise. It's a British frigate built originally in 1817 and restored in Hartlepool from 1987...
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The Historic Quay

Hartlepool Historic Quay is the centrepiece of the town's attempt to become a tourist destination, and it's actually a very good museum. It's designed as a replica of an old dock, as Hartlepool might...
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The Headland

The Headland is like the historic "old town" of Hartlepool. It has the lighthouse, gun battery, Abbey Church, Borough Hall, a bit of a seafront promernade... It could and should be quite nice, but...
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Hartlepool Marina

Hartlepool Marina is part of the same dockland redevelopment that gave us The Historic Quay. It's really quite huge - bigger than the Marinas at Hull, Newcastle or Sunderland. As well as the Historic...
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Things to Do Near Hartlepool

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Tyne bridges - all

I haven't come across anywhere else with such a concentration and variety of bridges. I think there are 7 within the space of 1km. You have 2 rail bridges. You have one rail and road. You have one...
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Bessie Surtee's House

Sandhill, situated as it was, next to the riverside, would have been the hub of medieval Newcastle when Bessie Surtees’ House was built. There are several buildings of similar wooden construction...
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Newcastle Castle

If you’re anything like me, one of the first things you’ll want to see in Newcastle is the building that gives the city its name - so what can you expect? Well firstly, don’t expect a Bamburgh or...
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Side Gallery

NB Currently (January 2015) closed for refurbishment. I will update here when it reopens. We’ve been coming to this small photography gallery for years and nearly always find something to interest...
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Laing Art Gallery

This is Newcastle’s city centre art gallery. It contains a mix of permanent exhibits, focusing on the 18th and 19th centuries, and temporary exhibitions. Although not large the gallery is worth a...
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Grainger Town

One of the most distinct areas of central Newcastle is Grainger Town, a brown stone neo-Classical pocket of 19th century England. It's a fine introduction to the city and a historical treasure - half...
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