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A short hop to Shap for coffee, cake and a swim

Picture the scene: you’re driving up the M6 with a car full of screaming kids and the holiday feels like a nightmare already. Well here’s two options for you if you’re anywhere near the Lake District: 1) You stop at … Continue reading

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Back to school for coffee in Grosmont, but let the train drivers have their tea first

One of my favourite places in the North York Moors has to be Grosmont, especially now it has a really good coffee shop, along with the steam trains and station tea rooms we reviewed for the first ever Fancy a Cuppa? book … Continue reading

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Top notch tea in Stoke, but no sign of good coffee in the Potteries?

The Fancy a Cuppa? tour of cathedral towns and cities took us to most of the UK’s biggest cities, but a dozen or so of the UK’s biggest 50 cities don’t have cathedrals, so were missed on our Cathedrals, Coffee & Tea … Continue reading

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