The Midlands:   back to menu

Riveaulx Abbey  you can still feel the monks.. 


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Castle Howard 
Brideshead revisited, but we won't.



-York Minster  

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-The Shambles 
(a marvelous street) perfectly preserved for
 Tiny Tim



Sherwood Forest 

Robin's (Major) Oak - 1,000 yrs. old...impact can only be 'felt', not seen.

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Hardwick Hall 
 - the most perfectly preserved  example of Elizabethan architecture in Britain.

shaped like an "E" (for Elizabeth I) - it is so much more!


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It 'defines' gracious opulence....


 home of "Building Bess"(Elizabeth of Shrewsbury, queen's cousin) who said if she ever stopped building she would die, and she did.  

The Heart of England:    


Warwick Castle   





commercial tourism in high gear.



 -waxworks as well.