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English Civil War Battle Re-enactment

With the final defeat of Royalist forces in 1651, power passed to the republican government of the Commonwealth of England. This remained in place until 1653, when Cromwell assumed power as Lord Protector. Effectively ruling as a dictator until his … Continue reading

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Stepping Stones, Dovedale

Dovedale is a valley in the Peak District of England. The land is owned by the National Trust, and annually it attracts a million visitors. The valley was cut by the River Dove and runs for just over 3 miles … Continue reading

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Goyt Valley, Derbyshire

Goyt Valley in the Peak District near Buxton in Derbyshire, England

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Canoe on the River Dee, Chester

Canoe enthusiasts can bring their canoe to the River Dee at Chester to enjoy warm sunny afternoons on the river.

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Horse and carriage, Blackpool

Visitors to Blackpool can become like lords and ladies by availing themselves of a ride along the promenade in a horse-drawn carriage.

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Illuminations, Blackpool

Blackpool’s Illuminations spread along the promenade for a number of miles, from the Pleasure beach in the south to Bispham in the north. They remain a very popular annual attraction in the autumn, despite the sometimes inclement weather.

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Blackpool, Lancashire

Blackpool is a seaside resort on the Irish Sea coast of England. Built in 1894, the landmark Blackpool Tower houses a circus, a glass viewing platform and the Tower Ballroom, where dancers twirl to the music of a Wurlitzer organ. … Continue reading

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