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Don’t miss the white cottage for tea in Gargrave

Gargrave has been on a major thoroughfare for at least 2,000 years, whether you were travelling by road, rail or canal. And it still is! Doesn’t mean to say you shouldn’t stop off for a cup of tea, mind you. … Continue reading

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Captain Cook and a cuppa in Staithes, North Yorkshire

I must have gone through Staithes when I walked the Cleveland Way as a teenager, but I was probably so footsore and weary by then that I have no recollection and it felt completely new to me when I revisited … Continue reading

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From Kardomah Gang to contemporary coffee shops & surfing centres – Swansea has it all!

I thought at first that the ‘Kardomah Gang’ was Swansea’s equivalent to the Ma Baker and Al Capone stories we’d heard about on our American coffee and tea tour. After all, I’m sure in the 1930s and 40s, Swansea must … Continue reading

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