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Old 21-06-2018, 10:04 PM   #21
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Walked up there once from the opposite side.
I lived in Halifax for most of my life and all my family roots are there. Over the Withens and drop down into Haworth was a favourite motorcycle run.
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Old 21-06-2018, 10:20 PM   #22
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We were staying near Heptonstall at the time. Lovely walk.
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Old 22-06-2018, 11:04 AM   #23
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I hope you are enjoying your time in the UK. How much have you seen so far?
While we do the tourist bit but I much prefer the out of the way things. A beautiful Cheese factory near Settle (Cheeses were great), the odd pub lunch, Picnicking by a river somewhere around Glencoe on a backroad recommended by a B&B owner, a visit to DCC Concepts and the chat with staff and watching the Fellsman storm through Settle Station.
On the tourist side - taking the 10-year-old grandson to Greenwich museums by public transport from Surrey (in the train with the great unwashed!), finding a local model shop and attempting to get there by train, taking a bike ride in Cobham. Love it.
On the not so good side strolling the Royal Mile in Edinburgh with thousands of tourists spewing from large buses, blowing a gale and horizontal rain. Better, having lunch at Queensferry with a view of the incredible rail bridge across the Forth.
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Old 22-06-2018, 11:06 AM   #24
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One other downer is finding the model rail shop with heaps of stock you haven't seen and realising the last thing you can justify is another locomotive
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Old 22-06-2018, 12:14 PM   #25
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Snowdonia for me. Welsh Highland Rwy / Ffestiniog, Snowdon mountain railway, Talyllyn AND Llangollen not too far away. Hoping to move up there this year
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Old 23-08-2018, 09:17 AM   #26
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I live in York, which has to be the best place to live if you like railways. An hour and a half by train to Keighley, Two hours and a bit to London, three and a half hours (ish, depending on traffic and road works) by car to Caernarfon, four and a bit to Porthmadog, and an hour by car to Pickering. A ten minute bus ride to the station and the National Railway Museum. I can hear steam locomotives from my back garden as they pull away from York going south. Heaven!
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Yes Maz066. There's always something out there that's so tempting and way beyond ones budget!

Is an awesome area Tersono.
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Not been to York yet LC&DR.
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