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Ten of the best places to visit in North East England
Ten of the best places to visit in North East England

Ten of the best places to visit in North East England

Last Updated on 22nd June 2020Frankly, you’ll be spoiled for choice if you’re looking for things to see and do in North East England.  From dramatic, wild coast and countryside, to wildlife, castles, Roman remains, the simple grandeur of Durham…

The Needles – a tale of shipwrecks, Victorian forts and Cold War
The Needles – a tale of shipwrecks, Victorian forts and Cold War

The Needles – a tale of shipwrecks, Victorian forts and Cold War

The Needles, enormous 100-feet (30-metre) high chalk and flint stacks off the most westerly point of the Isle of Wight, are part of the Island’s iconography, and one of Britain’s most recognisable coastal features.  They are an exposed eroded section…