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Name three places within your town or county that are worth visiting.

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BunnyGirl  Female  Buckinghamshire 3-Jan-2019 06:42 Message #4732683
Whipsnade Zoo

Waddesdon Manor - Natiinal Trust

Chilton Hills
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badman  Male  Suffolk 3-Jan-2019 07:45 Message #4732685
My village pub.

My bedroom.

My village pub again.
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Victoriana11  Female  Buckinghamshire 3-Jan-2019 08:09 Message #4732686
Reading thru this thread from last year has really Tingled my travelling buds. I've made a note of quite a few of the places mentioned and hope to visit fairly soon in the year. Thanks folks.
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JustLyn  Female  Cheshire 3-Jan-2019 08:35 Message #4732688
My address doesn't actually know where it is, right on the boundary of an older claim to Cheshire, but now counted in the most South aspect of Greater Manchester.


One of my favourite indoor places is the newish HOME MCR art cinema complex.

I'm a frequent visitor of Dunham Massey deer park and National Trust place which is near enough to cycle to, along the local Bridgewater canal network. I can also enjoy a 6 -7 mile walk to the cinema in the opposite direction to HOME as well.

Altrincham is one of the oldest local town trying to regenerate its high street. The market is now a mult-point seating area and foodie hall and a popular artisan market with various themes on market days.

Chester has the most complete city wall, a car ride of around 32 miles, but an interesting concoction of Roman and Tudor historical architecture with a vibrant car-free shopping centre.

Sale Water Park, much nicer now the rubbish is regularly picked up, and my most visited place with my daughter's two border collies.
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warmundeft  Male  Wrexham 3-Jan-2019 10:59 Message #4732699
Started before my time on MSE, this is a thread well worth the resurrection Terry - Thanks.

With walks near water always a favourite of mine (too bad if that seems stuffy to anyone) the canals and their associated footpaths around my patch are a positive delight at any season of the year. Knowing only too well that visitors to an unfamiliar area appreciate a specific target to aim for, or to load into their satnav, then may I highlight 'The stream in the sky', more widely known as the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct (pronounced Pont–ker-sulth-teh) which carries the Llangollen Canal over the River Dee, itself flowing through a spectacular valley. As you can probably imagine, the views are breathtaking in more than one sense of the word. Plenty about Ponty on Go-ogle.

With three recommendations given by the OP, my second aiming point would be the City of Chester. While maintaining vibrant commercial surroundings (lots of shops), the underlying historical structure has, over recent years, been carefully exposed. Much emphasis is on the Roman city of Deva and if half a day is all the time you can spare, then the three to four mile circuit of the walls could provide plenty to absorb, entertain and enthrall you.

Thirdly, my pick is Erddig (double 'd' sound 'th') an NT property with excellently presented house and estate support buildings, very fair gardens and absolutely stacks of paths through woods and over fields. So much to discover - see for yourself - go on, do yourself a favour.
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Ilsmileforu  Female  Durham 3-Jan-2019 18:30 Message #4732722
We have a lovely Castle with a Park attached to it, plenty of nice walks.
Kynren is performed on part of the grounds near this area.
We now have a mining museum, and an Art studio is being built.
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wonderoushen  Female  Gwynedd 3-Jan-2019 18:38 Message #4732723
Whats kynren?
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barney  Male  Surrey 3-Jan-2019 20:38 Message #4732734
M3 heading South West.
M4 heading West.
M25 heading everywhere else when its not a car park.
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Ilsmileforu  Female  Durham 3-Jan-2019 22:08 Message #4732737
Kynren is an epic tale of England which spans 2,000 years.
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Nigel_In_Devon  Male  Devon 4-Jan-2019 10:34 Message #4732747
Vic, there's about 4 Trago Mills now, the one you mentioned between Newton Abbot & Bovey Tracey. There is one near Liskeard (a bit more querky), one in Falmouth (not visited that one yet) and another in Merthyr Tydfil (another I have yet to visit).
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Gilpin  Female  Middlesex 10-Jan-2019 23:39 Message #4733179
I live in London, but my top 3 which I'm always visiting are the Portrait Gallery, Tate Britain, and … well, Oxford and Regent Street. Also like the embankment, Festival Hall and that lot, street markets, ROH. Quite a few really. Oxo Tower.


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