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Seamer Fascinating Facts

Seamer in Recent History Well  perhaps not so recent when in AD 1086 this village was known as as Semær,  Semare or more exotically Samara. The name may have been taken from Old English for ‘lake’ indeed there was a … Continue reading

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Scenic Railway Journeys Yorkshire

I am sure you never doubted that Yorkshire has some of the most scenic railway settings in Europe. Here is just a selection of some old but still working railways that arrange journeys into a steam driven past. Ribblehead Viaduct … Continue reading

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Saltaire Village Yorkshire

David Hockney galleries, a Round Church, a Reed Organ museum and a model village are just some of the highlights to savor on a trip to Saltaire. The village was founded in 1853 by Sir Titus Salt for the workers … Continue reading

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North Yorkshire Moors Railway and Pickering

Pickering is the perfect start to your steam train adventure, leaving the charming village the trains to Whitby go through stations evocative of an earlier era. Levisham is an 1912 style station, accessible by one solitary hill road and suitable … Continue reading

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