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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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From Scarborough Fair to tea in a 1940s hair salon

There’s no point in searching for Scarborough Fair. That packed up over 200 years ago. But we did have success finding a fantastic tea room in Scarborough and a good place for coffee. Scarborough is really several towns in one. … Continue reading

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Bowled over by Botham’s of Whitby – checking the Tides at Sandsend!

I love it when a town I thought I knew really well comes up with new delights, even some 45 years after my first visit. So it was with Whitby, where I found a new place for coffee this week … Continue reading

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