Villages & Resorts in North Yorkshire (England) Reviews
Newest Review: ... left behind at the top of the hill. Stress just melts away from you the second that you arrive. Staithes sits in between two rather majestic looking cliffs called Cowbar Nab (to the north) and Penny Nab (to the south). Cowbar Nab side boasts a rather pretty stream, running to the sea, which the locals call the Beck. Floating on the Beck can be seen cobbles of all colours. Cobbles are little fishing boats from the area and are still used regularly by local fishermen. Fossils are abundant around the cliffs and can easily be spotted by anyone. Just take care if walking below the cliffs, as they tend to have small rock falls from time t... more
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by - written on 27/06/01, updated on 27/06/01 (Very useful, 218 readings)
From the very first moment that you set a foot in to the old village of Staithes you’ll fall in love. Staithes is an old fishing village about 9 miles to the north of Whitby. Just drive along the A174 coastal road and it can’t be missed. On turning from the main road in to the village you will wonder what I am raving on about. There is nothing unusual at the top part of the village at all but park your car at the Bank Top car park (no public parking allowed in the village) and start to wander down the hill to the old village and see if you don’t agree that it is an amazing place. A feeling of stepping back in time overwhelms ... Read the complete review
by - written on 01/11/00, updated on 01/11/00 (Useful, 331 readings)
One of the most widely popular villages in North yorkshire is Goathland.This is mainly because Heartbeat do most of their outdoor filming here, such as Greengrasses house ar the Aidensfiels Arms. Goathland itself is a very small Village outside Whitby.It is very pretty and has lots and lots of sheep!, in fact the sheep get everywhere!. The main part consists of a few shops and a tearoom, one of the shops is used as the Post office in Heartbeat. These sell a lot of arty crafty gifts and of course tons of heartbeat things!. There is also a childrens farm and antique shops too. Goathland is very Olde Worlde and there isnt much to do , more of a scenic trip. ... Read the complete review
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