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Mar 25, 2012 - Castle Howard

A late start today as we changed to daylight saving during the night. It was a glorious day and we were pleased we opted to see the interior of Castle Howard yesterday. We didn’t get started on Castle Howard grounds until about 1.00pm after breakfasting and doing a load of washing. The grounds were as impressive as the castle. We walked for about 3½ hours around the gardens and through the wood, stopping for a short while for refreshments at the Boatyard Café beside the lake. We were both feeling the effects of the long walk by the time we...

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Mar 24, 2012 - Castle Howard

We got up late and after breakfast walked to Castle Howard, about a mile up the road. It was a misty day and the mist never really cleared. Today was the first day of the season for the castle and they offered entrance at half price. This is not so much a castle in the literal sense but in that a man’s home is his castle. This would rival Buckingham Palace for grandeur and scale. It would easily be one of the largest private houses (it may even top the list) outside of royalty in the UK. Artworks and statues abound in the many rooms. The...

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Mar 23, 2012 - Eden Camp, Malton

We left Whitby with the idea that we might just come back again. It has really captured our hearts. We turned south toward Scarborough to retrace our drive of a few days ago. Our target was Eden Camp which is touted as ‘The only modern history theme museum of its type in the world’. We found six acres covered with old military paraphernalia as well as nearly 30 huts, each of which was dedicated to portions of British war history and those who fought alongside. Each hut would have been about 120m2 and packed with information and relics of...

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