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New kids on the block for coffee in Hawes but a trusty favourite for tea

I’d always struggled with Hawes. It’s not very far from us up at the top of Wensleydale and when you first arrive, its winding, cobbled streets seem charming and attractive. But it sells itself as the ‘Heart of the Yorkshire Dales’ … Continue reading

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Gourock’s a grand place for coffee, cake and outdoor swimming

A fantastic spot on the Fancy a Cuppa? tour of UK lidos. Gourock’s outdoor swimming pool has the best views we’ve seen yet; the coffee shop just up the road has a wonderful story to tell; and the place we … Continue reading

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The most isolated cappuccino in the UK, I presume? – Coffee on the Isle of Lismore

There are more species of wild flower living on Lismore than there are human beings, but they are still lucky enough to have a fantastic café. It’s a beautiful place, Lismore. The name means “The Great Garden” in Gaelic, apparently, … Continue reading

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