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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
This is a pleasant village to the east of York that is well known locally for its fish and chips and pubs. Also there is... more travel advice
Major Percy Stewart founded these wonderful gardens in the early 20th century and they are dedicated to his life as an... more travel advice
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