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    Going on a quick North East tour of England, Any suggestions?

    Was planning a day in York then a day at the beach in Scarborough.

    Never been to York and heard a lot about the City.

    Not hit Scarborough since the late 80's on my scooter, be interesting to see how it's changed.

    Any suggestions freebie tours and trips for families etc

    Will post up the pics later.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Chittychangchang
    Going on a quick North East tour of England, Any suggestions?
    Yeah, stay down south where the money and women are

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    Quote Originally Posted by Chittychangchang
    Not hit Scarborough since the late 80's on my scooter, be interesting to see how it's changed.
    to quote kmart post 12 here
    http://teakdoor.com/world-news/13116...poverty-2.html (UK seaside towns descend into poverty)

    I took the missus and kid to Scarborough last year during a trip back to the UK. I'd not been back there since I was a kid myself, probably around 40 years ago.
    Fack me, the place was exactly as it was all that time ago, loads of pasty-white fat cnuts dropping chips on the promenade and coins in the amusement arcade slots. Fat seagulls shiteing everywhere.
    It was fucking great!

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    Go to Paris instead.

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    Quote Originally Posted by blue View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Chittychangchang
    Not hit Scarborough since the late 80's on my scooter, be interesting to see how it's changed.
    to quote kmart post 12 here
    http://teakdoor.com/world-news/13116...poverty-2.html (UK seaside towns descend into poverty)

    I took the missus and kid to Scarborough last year during a trip back to the UK. I'd not been back there since I was a kid myself, probably around 40 years ago.
    Fack me, the place was exactly as it was all that time ago, loads of pasty-white fat cnuts dropping chips on the promenade and coins in the amusement arcade slots. Fat seagulls shiteing everywhere.
    It was fucking great!
    I concurr.

    Fish and chip shops everywere with the ever present seaguls not unlike a scene from Hitchcocks "The Birds".

    The big fat noisy fookers can catch a chip mid flight at 20 feet.

    I prefered the promanade to Blackpool, more family orientated and not a hen or stag party in sight.

    York was the dogs danglies for a history buff.

    A few pics on the way..

    Sunny Scarborough in the evening. Bhaji on the Beach, plenty covered up to protect them from the raysThe Grand Hotel in the back ground.

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    The trip from rainy manchester on the M62(Englands highest motorway 378m) and the bizzare sight of a farm in the middle of the motorway. The owner wasn't going to sell for any price, so now he's surrounded by motorway


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    Some random pics from inside the City walls of York, had a tour on the "Ghost walk" where the guide dressed like Dracula threatened to chop of my head and put it in his bag. To which i replied"You couldn't get my big head in there".
    He said he would chop it up into little pieces

    Nowhere in northern England says 'medieval' quite like York, a city of extraordinary cultural and historical wealth that has lost little of its pre-industrial lustre. A magnificent circuit of 13th-century walls enclose a medieval spider's web of narrow streets. At its heart lies the immense, awe-inspiring York Minster, one of the most beautiful Gothic cathedrals in the world. York's long history and rich heritage is woven into virtually every brick and beam, and the modern, tourist-oriented city – with its myriad museums, restaurants, cafes and traditional pubs – is a carefully maintained heir to that heritage.






























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    obviously too late but durham and lindisfarne are very nice
    i do like eofric though too, never really considerd it north east however
    always wanted to get up to banburgh as well

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    The National Railway Museum in York?

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    Quote Originally Posted by VocalNeal View Post
    The National Railway Museum in York?
    Didn't get time although next time we intend to spend a couple of days there and check it out.

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    You should have gone a wee bit further north - to Scotland!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by patsycat
    You should have gone a wee bit further north - to Scotland!!
    Get fucked Pats.

    Jockland these days is full of 16th generation "Buckie" addicts.

    Luckily for your lot "The Crown" took over all the best bits and planted scotch pipers and lawyers.
    Qtherwise you'd all be wearing skirts, and gentlemans tailors would have sold out to Flemish merchants who whored a good line in tartan.

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    Have you ever been to Scotland?!!

    I fucking knew you would be along!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by patsycat
    Have you ever been to Scotland?!
    The first time i ventured up there, i spent my first night in a cell in Jedburgh police station.

    At the end of my court appearance the sheriff of said town advised me to stay south of the border.

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    ^ Another interesting story from the annals of Teakdoor. Thanks for that, Stoker.

    http://teakdoor.com/the-teakdoor-lou...ml#post1964093 (Persona non grata.)

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    The Theakstons brewery in Mashham is worth checking out if you go again.

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