The new book which tells the fascinating story of Yorkshire’s seaside resorts

Sunscreen in hand (sometimes), Allan Brodie has visited 250 or so English seaside resorts. Busy ones, quiet ones, tiny ones with three creaky deckchairs, a dried-up paddling pool and a couple of tired old donkeys. His favourite? He doesn’t hesitate: Scarborough.
“When I first visited it years ago, I sat looking down at the harbour,” he says. “I could have been on a Greek island.”
His enthusiasm echoes the reaction of HV Morton, the celebrated travel writer, who visited Scarborough in the late 1920s on a Yorkshire journey taking in Hull, Beverley, York, Harrogate, Ripon and Whitby. “In full... read more

 
12 January 2019 in Yorkshire & Humber, Views: 35
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