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Coffee, cake and a swim in the Centre of Britain – that’s Haltwhistle

The Fancy a Cuppa? tour of UK lidos is taking us to towns and villages we probably wouldn’t get to otherwise – and when it comes to places like Haltwhistle in Northumberland, they often have fantastic stories to tell. For … Continue reading

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The curse of Carlisle? Not on its tea rooms and coffee shops, or its cathedral

With a big McVitie’s factory on the edge of the city centre, I was kind of surprised that nobody was selling digestive biscuits to have with coffee or tea in Carlisle. It might be a nice gimmick, but I guess … Continue reading

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