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York Ghosts & Haunted Places (+ Ghost Tours)

York, sometimes called The City of a Thousand Ghosts, has been touted for decades as the most haunted city in the UK, in Europe, even the entire world. When you consider that York has a rich history that goes back almost two thousand years, to the time of the Roman Empire, it’s not all that …

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11 Unique Things to Do in York (Local Secrets)

What an incredible city York is. A place rich in Roman, Medieval, Tudor, and Victorian history. A city for bookworms and art-lovers. A friendly, warm town of ancient cobbled streets and strange, enigmatic places. We have so much to say about historic, haunted York. So, let’s start with the most unique things to do in …

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10 Beautiful Cambridge Bookshops & Cafes

There are dozens of reasons to visit Cambridge, one of the UK’s oldest and most historic cities. Home to one of our most famous universities, Cambridge is a marvel of architecture, arts, and literature. And with all of that come a host of must-visit Cambridge bookshops. The bookshops of Cambridge are some of the most …

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8 Must-Visit Independent Bookshops in Norwich, UK

In 2012 Norwich was crowned England’s first UNESCO City of Literature. It was the second city in the UK to be given the title after Edinburgh was named the first City of Literature in 2004, and it wears that honour proudly. This should mean there’s little surprise in knowing that there are a lot of …

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The 6 Most Beautiful Oxford Colleges (UK)

If you’re visiting Oxford, I’m going to guess it’s for one thing – exploring its world-famous university and its delightful colleges! There are 45 Oxford colleges in total, and each has its own unique history and charm. From colleges like Balliol and Merton, established in the 13th century, right up to Reuben College, established in …

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How to Spend 2 Perfect Days In Haworth Yorkshire

As you step into Haworth village in West Yorkshire, it wouldn’t take much convincing to believe these words written so long ago had come true. Haworth Yorkshire is famous for being the home to the Bronte sisters and the place where much of their great literary works were written. Haworth retains an old fashioned charm …

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A Perfect Oxford Day Trip (7 Things to Do)

Spending your UK vacation in a slew of quaint British towns is definitely a memorable experience. In fact, an Oxford day trip is the experience of a lifetime for anyone coming from outside the UK, especially when considering the history, architecture, and traditional culture at your fingertips. Indulging in the local culture is something you …

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