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81 High Street, Potters Bar, London EN6 5AS
28c Ramshill Road, Scarborough, North Yorkshire YO11 2QF
This is quite a big shop with two display windows. When it opened it was said to be the shop with the better stuff which would be priced accordingly.This true but you do get different types and quality and also prices.They do have posh outfits and I have seen some expensive labels so it is worth a visit for a special occasion. There are various rooms in the shop and they stock lots of books, toys and bric a brac.If I have something to pass on which I think is perhaps worth a bit more than a pound or so I take it to this shop.
Stirling Road, York, North Yorkshire YO30 4XZ
I was interested to read the other reviews of this place. We live about forty miles away and go to York about once a month.We found this place about eighteen months ago and were really pleased but over the last few months it seems to be going down. Not too much, a cold item, waiting for ages for a pudding to arrive etc.We went specially in december hoping to have the Christmas meal we had seen advertised in the place in november and were disappointed to find it was only for booked parties.On our last visit we had something called the codfather which looked lovely on the picture and wa advertised as (large? can’t remember the exact word) but was an average size meal of not very nice fish and chips.
We went this weekend and the menu seemed to have changed and the food certainly had. There was less and fewer frills but I would say is still good value provided the standards don’t slip.I had a pudding and admit that there is not a lot i like but i decided to try the strawberry milkshake sundae, i don’t know where the milkshake comes in but was supposed to be cheesecake ,crumbly biscuit ,sauce and cream. It came in plastic glass and di have a few crumbs in but was like one of the cheap desserts you buy in the supermarketand had the consistency of squirty cream I would go again but would be carefull what I chose and avoid the puds!
York, North Yorkshire YO62 6UA
This village is home to the justly famous Ryedale folk museum but is a lovely place to visit in its own right.It is small and though busy remains tranquil. Years ago I took my Dad and wre had to stop as the sheep were crossing road as you see in the postcards, my Dad was delighted.I went a few years ago on the moorsbus and couldn’t choose between ginger icecream at one place and lemon at another so I had tub of each sitting on a seat which goes around the base of a big tree on the village green. The weather was poor and it was cold but kids were happily playing and paddllng .It was May day so there was still lambs playing too. Though it is so busy it hasn’t been allowed to become too commercialised, there are places to eat and drink , a few shops and also workshops etc. making and selling local crafts.I had to go back in the car as I saw oak barrel planters at a really good price. Lured by the ice cream my daughter came too ,she was tempted by a place which makes chocolate and though it is a bit pricey we would have bought some for a treat if the staff had been more polite..If you like walking this is the place to be. There is osme beautifull scenery around and you can do some easy strolls or take a longer walk to admire the views (and work off the ice cream) It is a place I think you will remember
York, North Yorkshire YO62 6UA
Years ago I had driven past thsi place and assumed there must be another one because of what i had read about it.It looked like a couple of little cottages. Later i stopped and took my children and got a big surprise! It has a big outside area with loads to see. There are loads of buildings rescued from elsewhere. cottages ,houses ,farm buildings and there was allsorts of work shops.There was machinery and vehicles connected wih various trades and professions.You can see people at work ,read about the history of various occupations and ways of life some of them long past.They have special days and exhiitions. The frontage has altered since I first went and every time I have been more stuff had been added.I haven’t been for a while but writing this has made me realise it is time to pay avisit.
23 Kirkgate, Thirsk, North Yorkshire YO7 1PL
I have allways loved the James herriot books and was keen to visit this place. I wasn’t disappointed and there was so much to see.It was more “real” than I could have dreamed.A lot is just as it was and you could imagine them in the dining room and the dispensry was amazing. We sat in the gardena and it was like something out of my childhood and I allmost expected to see a young Herriot sleeping in a pram.A lot of the kitchen stuff etc. were things I remembered seeing in use years ago.I watch the repeats of the programmes with new eyes.
Unit 5-6 The Old Post Office, Market Place, Thirsk, North Yorkshire YO7 1TF
My daughter and I went to Thirsk on the moorsbus because we heard about the market but unfotunately it was bank holiday and a lot of the stalls were elsewhere. So we went into this shop initially as a time filler but were glad we did. it was clean and well set out. The lady was very friendly and there was some really nice things for saleand more than we expected as it is a fairly small shop. We were in a while but because we wanted to be, no longer just to fill time.Just after this a friend moved to Thirsk and when I visited her I made sure that I made a return visit. She became a regular visitor and was glad to have found it.
8-10 Queen Street, Filey, North Yorkshire YO14 9HB
The buildings,two cottages ,were going to be pulled down which would have been a great shame. They are picturesque and old and a good piece of Filey history would have been lost.Looking at the outside I never dreamed how much history would be inside.There is quite a few rooms and lots of info with audio commentries. My Dad was from an old Filey family so I was able to see how it was when he grew up. I also read a local newspaper from the year I was born.There is a lot about how Filey developed. There is a nice garden at the back and they let dogs in it if they are well behaved.The whole place is beautifully kept and a credit it to its volunteers.The out side is painted white and I have never seen it look other than clean and bright.If you go look out for the old plaque which says “the fear of god be in you” and a date. Check the times if you as it doesnt open in Winter.
8-51 Westborough, Scarborough, North Yorkshire YO11 1UN
I bought some tiles from here for my bathroom.They were on offer and when i decided to do something which meant I needed a few more they got them in for me. They are very close to town but you can actually drive in and park.There are masses of tiles, some are set out on a series small “walls “complete with borders etc..This gives you chance to imagine them on your wall. After I chose my tiles we walked around looking at the borders and found a perfect one and it was also on an end of line sale.The staff are helpfull but don’t breathe down your nack so you have time to choose in peace. There was also a seperate clearance room.
82-83 Newborough, Scarborough, North Yorkshire YO11 1EU
This is a busy shop so at times you have to queue back up one of the aisles which is a nuisance but then you get stuff for a pound.They do a lot of toiletry lines and some medicinal stuff, you can fill your first aid box. There are some good things at christmas and I and others who run kids clubs get lots of craft stuff.there are toys ,tools,stationary etc. You can buy stuff for the kitchen, the garden and sunglasses ,fans etc. for sitting out there.I haven’t seen as many one off famous brand items as some pound shops but they do have regular items from well known manufacturers.
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