Bamburgh loses out in Village of the Year
It fought the good fight but Bamburgh was pipped to the post in the battle to be named Village of the Year.
It lost out to Broughshane in Count Antrim in tonight’s grand final of the Channel 4 show. The other finalists were Beer, in Devon, and and Hampstead Norreys, in Berkshire. Host Penelope Keith said: “For me you are all winners.”
She was joined by judges Alex Langlands, Juliet Sargeant and Patrick Grant on a nationwide quest to find the best village. Thousands of locations applied and they were whittled down to a select few. In tonight’s final, each village set out their stall with a... read more
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