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Intersting facts about Malton

In 1138, Malton was, it is said, burned down by the Archbishop of York in order to flush out the Scots occupying it at the time. Subsequent to the rebuilding, it became known as 'New Malton' and this is its correct designation today. This also provides a clear distinction from 'Old Malton' just…

Intersting facts about Goathland

In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Goathland like this: GOATHLAND, or Goatland, a chapelry in Pickering parish, N. R. Yorkshire; in Pickering forest, on the York and Whitby railway, 9 miles SW of Whitby. It has a station on the railway; and its post…

Places to visit in North Yorkshire

  We would strongly recommend a visit to www.yorkshire.com and using the  tab “places” explore the North York Moors, The Coast with the Most and Beautiful North Yorkshire. Each of these three categories will take you into numerous additional pages on the delights and suggestions for…