UK MUST SEE LIST

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  1. Big bus man

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    Many functors clearly have a 'UK must see' list, most members will have travelled the UK many times so who better to start letting others know of the best times to see top monuments; the best hidden gems you really should see or specialist shopping places that are off the beaten track. I am sure with your help these lists can be doubled in length.
     
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    Not unknown or hidden gems, but a couple of definitely "top monuments" and definitely "must-see":
    • Stokesay castle (which isn't actually a castle)
    • Beaumaris castle (which is)
     
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    The Falkirk wheel, well worth a visit.
    Gormleys Iron men in the Mersey estuary - tide was in when I was there!
     
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    a local site to us is Castell Coch often used in "fairy tale " type film productions;
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    the inside is also stunning;

    its quite small so a good visit on a pass by north of Cardiff just off the A470
     
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    Cragside, Northumberland. First house in the world to have electricity. William Armstrong was a genius with Hydro power.
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    >> UK MUST SEE LIST

    The white cliffs seen from a ferry to France.
     
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    Don't forget the amazing Kelpies (horses) whilst near the Wheel.
     
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    The Sun,,,,some say it shows its self sometimes,,,very rare occurrence though. BUSBY....
     
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    Only if they don't know the real one........

    Neuschwanstein_Castle_LOC_print_rotated.jpg
     
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    St Ninians Isle, Shetland, plenty parking so you can see the sunset and sunrise.
     
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    agreed... been there done that but it aint in the UK
     
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    The Outer Hebrides.

    Beaches to die for.
     
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    Any of the lumpy, lochy or islandy bits of Scotland. (When weather and clouds of midges allow you to see them) :)
     
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    I would say isle of Harris for the stunning beaches see @Ralph-n-Bev photographs. I havent actuallybeen yet but its top of my list come spring.
     
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    Where is it, looks stunning
     
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    its where they made Chitty chitty bang bang and others
     
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    That`s one for the list then...........
     
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    Hi.
    The New Forest,sundown in late summer/autumn. Get on a high bit of ground,so the ponies are between you and the low sun and see the sunlight picking out the glinting colours as it shines through/picks out strands of hair in their tails,magic. It was looking back down to where i had just walked up with the growler,i saw it for the first time. The location ? walk from,"Pig Bush" car park,down to the bottom flat, turn right,go along until near the r/way line,then make your way back to the car park
    Having said that,we liked it so much,we moved down there for a few years,and were back there this year. Go on,you know your worth it,enjoy.
    Tea Bag
     
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    The sunset from Shell Island

    The Blackpool lights at night from the top of the tower

    The faery pools on the Isle of Skye

    Beamish Living Museum

    Hartlepool Nautical museum ( you might even get to fire a flintlock musket.. Maureen did !
     
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