Travelling from London heading North along East coast. What to see?

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  1. Kiwi Coss

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    Dear members. We are leaving London shortly heading North and want to go mainly along the East coast up to Scotland.

    I have the D Day practice landing beaches near Hollesey Bay, WW2 aerials near Aldeburgh, flooded village at Dunwich, cliff erosion east of Norwich, Scarorough, Whitby, that I want to see on the way. I have these written on my map that someone has suggested.

    Are there any other sights that should not be missed on the way?
    Thanks
    Colin
     
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    Whitby is a FUN favourite.
    Newcastle has Roman remains.
    Then Britannia in Edinburgh.
     
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    Good pubs and beer with a head on!!!!:p:p:p
    You can't go wrong with Whitby area and the Northumberland coast. :D
     
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    Northumberland - Farne Islands if you like boat trips and birds, Bamburgh Castle and Holy Island
     
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    Lindisfarne ( Holy island) Bambrough beach and the Farne Islands in Northumberland .
     
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    And the remains of a football team :rofl::rofl::rofl:

    The Yorkshire, Durham and Northumberland coasts all have attractive areas. If you have taken out C&CC membership check the meets and THSs as several are held along all those coasts.
     
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    As above, all good recommendation - the Farne Islands and lindisfarne plus Bamburgh castle are favourites.

    In the North East, around Acklam, you can also see the local peasants indulging in their traditional road-kill gathering ceremony, followed by the stuffing of the Acklam piesties with the same. ;)
     
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    Hi Colin - Try the following places all in Gods County. Spurn Point at the mouth of the Humber, Flamborough and Bempton near Bridlington for fantastic cliffs. Further up the coast, Ravenscar, Robin Hoods Bay for stunning settings. Sandsend, Runswick Bay, Port Mulgrave and Staithes all north of Whitby then up to Saltburn before you reach the county of Cleveland.
     
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    Aldeburgh or Southwold for some fresh (landed that day) fish!!

    Of course you could always take a guided tour of Skeggy from @Tootles ;)
     
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    Quite right!! Did I ever mention Skeggy to you?? (y)
     
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    York is well worth a diversion inland. They have brilliant park n ride system but check first as some of them have height restricted barriers.
    http://www.itravelyork.info
    Whitby and lindisfarne are good too.
    Hope you enjoy your travels
     
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    that must be at Shingle Street .. ?

    We live close by and din't know they used the beaches for that purpose.. there are a lot of old coastal defence works and a WW2 gun battery remains in Bawdsey, East Lane... see map of area https://www.google.co.uk/maps/@52.0029703,1.4060337,15.14z?hl=en

    Close by you also visit the Bawdsey Manor and WW2 Radar station.. it has open days.. see website..

    you can wild camp at Bawdsey Quay in the lay-by..

    PM me if you need any more info
     
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    How about Warkworth,Amble,Alnwick and Berwick then up to Dunbar.
    C&CC sites at Dunstan hill for Craster kippers,Beadnell Bay for fish &a chips at Seahouses to name but a few
     
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    Saltburn on the sea is where we started. Have marked these on the map. Thanks
     
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    What is Skeggy?
     
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    Skegness ... it's a seaside town.. http://www.skegness.net

     
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    Skegness.
     
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