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Scarborough Yorkshire England.

According to the Lonely Planet guide for England, Scarborough is where the tradition of English seaside holidays began. It goes on to explain that in the 1660's the first batch of visitors came to the site of a local spa for its health giving properties this was followed by the belief in the health giving properties of the sea and in the 1730's Scarborough witnessed the appearance of wheeled bathing carriages on its beech. The railway arrived in 1845, which brought in many visitors and to this day this picturesque seaside resorts popularity has never waned. The shoreline is split by the Scarborough Castle with the harbour and the donkey rides, fish and chip restaurants, and slot machine arcades along with the cheap gift shops situated in the South Bay whereas the North Bay has beach chalets, the Sea Life and Marine Life Sanctuary, the Northway Railway and access to the Cleveland Way cliff walk.



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Scarborough Yorkshire England.
According to the Lonely Planet guide for England, Scarborough is where
the tradition of English seaside holidays began. It goes on to explain that in
the 1660's the first batch of visitors came to the site of a local spa for its
health giving properties thi...

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*Whiskey Galore! *
Based on Compton Mackenzie’s 1947 novel of the same name, which it self was based on a real life incident that occurred in 1941 on the Hebridean island of Eriskay when the SS Politician ran aground with its cargo of malt whiskey.

http://brianmatthews60.blogspot.co.uk/2017/05/whiskey-galore-1949.html

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*Whiskey Galore! *
Based on Compton Mackenzie’s 1947 novel of the same name, which it self was based on a real life incident that occurred in 1941 on the Hebridean island of Eriskay when the SS Politician ran aground with its cargo of malt whiskey.
http://brianmatthews60.blogspot.co.uk/2017/05/whiskey-galore-1949.html

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Outer Hebrides Trip 2017.
Our latest Motorhome adventure was to spend 4 weeks exploring the
Western Isles following some mouth watering Ground Tour TV programmes from Paul Murton. After some research we discovered that Caledonian Macbrayne do a Hopscotch ticket valid for thirty days...

http://oldage-travellers.blogspot.co.uk/2017/05/outer-hebrides-trip-2017.html

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Outer Hebrides Trip 2017.
Our latest Motorhome adventure was to spend 4 weeks exploring the
Western Isles following some mouth watering Ground Tour TV programmes from Paul Murton. After some research we discovered that Caledonian Macbrayne do a Hopscotch ticket valid for thirty days...

http://oldage-travellers.blogspot.co.uk/2017/05/outer-hebrides-trip-2017.html

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Crinan Canal.

The nearest camping site to allow exploration of the Crinan Canal is in Lochgilphead itself. The campsite is nicely set out with some fully serviced pitches. Its facilities are clean but in need of a remedial overhaul.

http://oldage-travellers.blogspot.co.uk/2017/05/crinan-canal.html
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Crinan Canal.
Lochgilphead is the administrative centre of Argyll and Bute and lies at
the head of Loch Gilp. It started life as a small fishing village and is now a
popular tourist centre with various shops including a large Co-Op. But more
importantly has a grand fish ...

http://oldage-travellers.blogspot.co.uk/2017/05/crinan-canal.html

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Heavens Above UK 1963.

Some critics believe that the last of the Boulting Brothers social satires Heavens Above (1963) deserves to be remembered because of Peter Sellers lead performance as the sincere Church of England clergyman who gets sent due to a clerical (no pun intended) error to the wrong parish and I would not disagree, but there is far more to the film than just Sellers award winning performance. It’s a clever and humorous satire on religion, the establishment and the working class.

http://brianmatthews60.blogspot.co.uk/2017/03/heavens-above.html

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Heavens Above UK 1963.

Some critics believe that the last of the Boulting Brothers social satires Heavens Above (1963) deserves to be remembered because of Peter Sellers lead performance as the sincere Church of England clergyman who gets sent due to a clerical (no pun intended) error to the wrong parish and I would not disagree, but there is far more to the film than just Sellers award winning performance. It’s a clever and humorous satire on religion, the establishment and the working class.

http://brianmatthews60.blogspot.co.uk/2017/03/heavens-above.html
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