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Some years ago there was some speculation that the government would devolve some power from London to provincial centres and York was tipped to become the capital of the north of England.
A good choice - it has a good mix of the old and the new and is one of the finest cities in the north of England.
- Pros:Easy to get to
- Cons:Some planning nightmares - old and new mixing errors
- In a nutshell:History and modern life side by side
The Wolds Retreat is part of the Buddhist Centre at Kilnwick Percy which is a few miles east of York near Pocklington.... more travel advice
Millington Wood is a 52 acre ancient ash wood set in a Yorkshire Wolds valley. Here you can undertake woodland walks,... more travel advice
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