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The Heugh Battery – Hartlepool

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The Heugh Battery on the Hartlepool Headland, or to give the site its correct title, The Heugh Battery Museum is one of those places I’d been meaning to visit for ages. It nestles on the coast a few hundred feet north of the light-house on the north side of the mouth of the River Tees. [...]

Welcome To Honister Slate Mine

Honister Slate Mine

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For the second weekend in a row, I’ve found myself in Borrowdale in the Lake District. It is a beautiful part of the Lake District and a drive along the Honister Pass needs to be taken slowly if you are to see all the dale can offer. Like any place, what you see depends upon [...]

Mini Moos Farm – Edmondsley, County Durham

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We went to Mini Moos Farm after seeing it featured on a regional TV News programme showcasing the smallest donkey in the UK. We didn’t have kids with us, as we were interested in the animals, but there were plenty of them in anyway making the most of the indoor and outdoor play areas, clearly [...]

Hardow Scaur

Hardrow Scaur

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The first thing we noticed, visiting the village of Hardraw in Yorkshire, is the anomaly relating to the name of the waterfall. Many refer to them as Hardraw Scar, some call it Hardraw Force, whilst the entrance sign outside the Green Dragon Inn in the village, clearly calls it Hardrow Scaur, so that is the [...]

Hall Hill Farm

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On the Lanchester to Satley road in County Durham, you will find one of the premier farm based attractions of the region, Hall Hill Farm. There are many farm attractions across the region, however, few are as well laid out as those you will find at Hall Hill. With ample free parking, it is only [...]