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24 Date Ideas For Landscape Lovers In The North Of England

24 Date Ideas For Landscape Lovers In The North Of England

There is nowhere better than the North of England if you are looking for beautiful, breathtaking backdrops of sweeping landscapes, stunning lakes, dense and magnificent woodland, or crashing waves on a beach at sunset. Here are 24 of the best date ideas in the North of England.

1. Discover Whitby West Cliff Beach from the sea and see its Shipwrecks

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    Whatever outdoor pursuit you enjoy, it is sure to be available at the Whitby West Cliff Beach. For the real adventure seeker, if you have dive equipment, why not go and explore one of the shipwrecks that are in the shallow waters of West Cliff Bay? A different way of seeing the landscape is looking back at the bay from the water, looking up toward the Cliffs. For the adventure seekers, taking to diving the shipwrecks in the Bay is a fantastic ice breaker.

    2. Sightsee in the Moors National Park

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      The Moors National Park Centre is a stunning spot on the banks of the River Esk. It is a beautiful backdrop for a picnic or a gentle stroll along the river. Should you want, it can be used as a great starting point to explore further afield. It is the gateway to the North York Moors. You can access historic buildings, farmland, woodland, moorland, and miles of hedges and drystone walls from the Moors National Park.

      3. Head for the Dales

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        You cannot come to this area without heading for the Dales, a stunning area in the Pennines that is a fantastic place for those who love the outdoors. The Yorkshire Dales is extremely diverse, with beautiful stone-built villages, lakes, and moorland. Finding someone who is “outdoorsy” and wanting to enjoy the countryside lifestyle is a must.

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        4. Visit Goathland

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          You may not know the village as Goathland, but it was the village used for filming in Heartbeat. You probably know the village by the name of Aidensfield. If you are a fan of the series, you will recognize a large portion of the village, including the stores, garage, funeral directors, the public house, and the railway station. The drive up to Goathland is breathtaking, so take time to stop and take in the views.

          5. Enjoy the hustle and bustle of the Mersey

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            Why not head into Liverpool and enjoy the sights and sounds of the Mersey? You can take a stroll along the newly renovated riverside, watching the boats on the river. If you are a water lover, there are a number of boat trips that take you sightseeing up and down the Mersey taking in the dunes, the river banks, and the metropolitan city.

            6. Walk through Holwell Nature Reserve

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              Holwell Nature Reserve in nestled 5 miles north of Melton Mobray, and is perfect for those wanting to do a short walk and take it the beautiful and abundant wildlife. Quarrying supports perfect conditions for many species of wildflower, including both bee orchids and common spotted orchids. What says romance more than wild blooming orchids? If it is wildlife that you want to see, in the spring and summer months, you can see an array of dingy skipper and green hairstreak butterflies, as well as a large colony of common blue butterflies.

              7. Take a day trip to Ireland

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                For those who fancy a little more adventure and want to take a trip to the Emerald Isle, there are a number of services running to Ireland. A lot of the ferries offer day trips (24 hours), so you can go to the cultural city of Dublin or head to the bustling capital of the North in Belfast. As you depart Liverpool, go out on deck and enjoy seeing Liverpool from a different angle. At the right tide you can sometimes see seals and porpoises at the river mouth – a romantic date if ever there was one!

                8. Investigate Bamburgh Castle

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                  A unique little castle, this castle was once the seat of the Northumbrian Kings. It is set high on the Cliffs, and is actually situated on a volcanic outcrop. The views from the top are breathtaking, and you really feel like you are on top of the world. It is still inhabited, and even has a treasure trove. Everyone wants to find that someone special – maybe your Northumbrian King or Queen awaits you?

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                  9. Visit Lindisfarne

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                    An unusual church set on the holy island of Lindisfarne, the church and island can only be accessed at Low Tide. It’s a bit of a different day when you walk out at Low Tide and watch the causeway close behind you. Or why not head to the mainland at just before sunset with a picnic and some bubbly? At the right time of year you can see the sun set directly behind Lindisfarne.

                    10. Cycle the Five Weirs Walk

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                      For the keen cyclists and walkers out there, the Five Weirs Walk is one of Sheffield’s best kept secrets. It is an eclectic mix of the industrial and the countryside, showing Sheffield in a different light with some interesting and very different views along the way. If you find sitting and having dinner or a drink a little hard, then donning a bicycle or walking gear and taking to the great outdoors can really help ease those dating nerves.

                      11. Go to Cragside

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                        Cragside is a lovely mansion house with beautiful architecture. It was actually the first house to be fitted with hydroelectric power and set within beautiful sculptured gardens alongside stunning streams. With over 1,000 acres to explore, the estate is really diverse and very captivating.

                        12. Visit the birthplace of Shakespeare

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                          If you are a budding playwright, or enjoy the works of one of the greats, then visiting Shakespeare’s birthplace is a must. Based in Stratford Upon Avon, Warwickshire, the house is a typical tudor style, and the grounds are incredibly stunning. For something a little more special, why not go to one of their out-of-hours events? The landscapes and house look stunning at dusk.

                          13. Wow yourself at Warwick Castle

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                            Arguably one of the most beautiful castles in the region, Warwick castle is an iconic clifftop fortress, with dungeons. You can easily lose yourself for a full day exploring the castle, its dungeons, and the grounds. Catch your breath from the top of the cliff and just enjoy it with that special someone. There is no place better and there is bound to be someone who wants to explore the mysteries of the castle with you,

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                            14. See Worcester Cathedral

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                              A stunning Cathedral, it is usually open weekends and school holidays, and attracts many visitors. If you want a different view, climb the tower at the Cathedral. The views across Worchester on a clear day are beautiful. Don warm clothing, a flask of tea ,and go for a unique first date on a crisp winter’s morning at the Cathedral Tower.

                              15. Visit Studley Royal Park

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                                A glorious Abbey and beautiful gardens just outside York provides a lovely romantic visit. Thrill yourself with the deer park and the ancient Georgian water garden. The Deer Park is something really special, and the ruins of the Abbey are also quite breathtaking in the mist. The entire estate is just glorious, and has stunning views over Ripon. A nice date could be a walk around the grounds, followed by tea and cake at one of the two on site tearooms.

                                16. Enjoy the Quarry Park

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                                  Created in 1719, the Quarry is set in 29 acres, and features sunken pools and glorious flower beds. Maybe someone will be waiting for you with some flowers when you arrive? Where will your first stop at the Quarry together be?

                                  17. See Lord Hill’s Column

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                                    Set in Shrewsbury, Lord Hill’s Column dominates the skyline. You can actually climb the column – it offers lovely views over Shrewsbury and the surrounding areas.

                                    18. Explore Haughmond Abbey

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                                      An Augustinian Abbey, the extensive remains and the grounds are beautifully maintained and perfect for a leisurely stroll, especially if you want to combine a love of history, love of the outdoors, and beautiful landscapes.

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                                      19. See the animals or go for a stroll at Graves Park

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                                        Not what you expect to see in the middle of Sheffield, Graves Park has a urban farm with a variety of animals. The woodland and lakes are particularly pretty, especially during early spring when you can see Bluebells, and sometimes Daffodils, in bloom. In autumn, the colors in the lakes and woods are glorious. Taking a stroll with someone alongside the lakes, or a gentle cycle ride is a great ice breaker, and gives you lots to chat about.

                                        20. Climb up to Souter Lighthouse and the Leas

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                                          A glorious red and white lighthouse built in 1871, it was the first lighthouse in England to be powered by electricity. Enjoy a date with a breathtaking view. For something with a little twist, how about a breakfast date up on the cliffs overlooking the sea?

                                          21. Meet the Angel of the North

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                                            No trip to Tyne and Wear would be complete without climbing up to see the Angel of the North, which has magnificent views over the Northumberland countryside. It can be tough getting up there should you chose to walk up, but it is a good angle to see both the Angel of the North and the surrounding countryside. Plus, there is the sense of achievement if you have both made it up there together.

                                            22. View the Tyneside Bridges

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                                              On a clear day when the water is still, you can’t help but be wowed at these stunning bridges. Venture up either at dawn or dusk to have a truly unique experience.

                                              23. Visit the Island of St. Mary’s

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                                                This small tidal island is just North of Whitley Bay and features a picturesque lighthouse. It makes a nice end to a cycle ride or a walk. If it’s a nice day, why not pack up a picnic with some home-made goodies and really wow your date?

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                                                24. Discover Segedunum Roman Fort

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                                                  This building is actually part of Hadrian’s wall and features evacuated areas of the wall, as well as a viewing tower. The views of the surrounding area are pretty good on a clear day, and it is great seeing the mix of Roman History with the modern day living interspersed. During certain times of year there are fireworks, which are incredibly popular.

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                                                  Last Updated on July 12, 2021

                                                  100 Incredible Life Hacks That Make Life So Much Easier

                                                  100 Incredible Life Hacks That Make Life So Much Easier

                                                  Want to learn some quick and easy life hacks that are easy to do, low cost and saves you time?

                                                  By tweaking little things in your daily life, it can make your life much more convenient!

                                                  Here’re 100 of the most practical life hacks so you can just pick up any of them right away!

                                                  83 tie a small piece of bright colored fabric

                                                    84 write random letter

                                                      85 use a rubberband

                                                        86 dorm smell bad

                                                          87 lean your phone on your sunglassess

                                                            89 how to waterproof your shoes

                                                              90 take a picture of the name card

                                                                91 iron inside out

                                                                  92 old newspaper

                                                                    93 tumble try shoes

                                                                      keep a card like this

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                                                                          94 soap bar

                                                                            95 make a hole

                                                                              96 drop the battery

                                                                                97 use a coozie

                                                                                  98 when taking a picture

                                                                                    use a clean dust pan

                                                                                      try a pants hanger

                                                                                        use your cellphone light

                                                                                          use a spring from an old pen

                                                                                            quick and easy iphone speaker

                                                                                              user binder clips

                                                                                                wrap a wet paper towel around your beverage

                                                                                                  put pancake mix in a ketchup bottle

                                                                                                    clean out an old lotion bottle for your beach

                                                                                                      use a muffin tin to serve condiments at a bbq

                                                                                                        doritos are great for kindling

                                                                                                          use nail polish to identify different keys

                                                                                                            use a hanging shoe rack to store cleaning supplies

                                                                                                              freeze grapes to chill white wine without

                                                                                                                use paper clips to organize your cables

                                                                                                                  almost finished your jar of nutella

                                                                                                                    sick of having a box full of tangled

                                                                                                                      unroll the rim to increase the capacity

                                                                                                                        cut open toilet paper rolls and use as a cuff

                                                                                                                          remove the stem from strawberries

                                                                                                                            turn an old bottle into a simple little cord holder

                                                                                                                              for iced coffee and iced cappuccino, use frozen coffee cubes

                                                                                                                                how to fold a fitted bed sheet

                                                                                                                                  tired of snoozing past your alarm

                                                                                                                                    place a rubber band around an open paint can to wipe your brush on

                                                                                                                                      ut a wooden spoon across a boiling pot

                                                                                                                                        use bread clips to save flip-flops

                                                                                                                                          take pictures of friends holding items

                                                                                                                                            how i always know which headphone is the left one

                                                                                                                                              put a stocking over the end of a vacuum

                                                                                                                                                How to make sure you drink enough water

                                                                                                                                                  user a can opener to open blister

                                                                                                                                                    good sandwich guide

                                                                                                                                                      turn your muffin pans upside down

                                                                                                                                                        50 pounds of groceries and living on the 5th floor

                                                                                                                                                          the right way to make a blt

                                                                                                                                                            add one teaspoon of baking soda

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                                                                                                                                                                hair straighteners equals to collar irons

                                                                                                                                                                  stack your clothes vertically to see them all

                                                                                                                                                                    the right way to make cookies in the summer

                                                                                                                                                                      how to clean a blender

                                                                                                                                                                        the right way to eat a popsicle

                                                                                                                                                                          use bread clips to label and organize power cords

                                                                                                                                                                            to get the built up residue off of your shower head

                                                                                                                                                                              user a hair clip to orgainize long wires

                                                                                                                                                                                a frozen saturated sponge in a bag

                                                                                                                                                                                  rub stuck zipper teeth with a graphite pencil

                                                                                                                                                                                    use a soda pop tab

                                                                                                                                                                                      50

                                                                                                                                                                                        51 How to multiply large numbers in your head.

                                                                                                                                                                                          52 How to open a bottle if you dont have a corkscrew.

                                                                                                                                                                                            rub a walnut on damaged wooden furniture

                                                                                                                                                                                              kids fall out of bed

                                                                                                                                                                                                use toothpaste to clear up hazy car

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                                                                                                                                                                                                    59 keep pizza out while driving home

                                                                                                                                                                                                      60 put your straw through the tab to keep it from rising

                                                                                                                                                                                                        hold oreos with a fork so your fingers

                                                                                                                                                                                                          Never lose your remotes again

                                                                                                                                                                                                            hiding your emergency money

                                                                                                                                                                                                              use a bread tab to hold your spot on a roll

                                                                                                                                                                                                                if you are at a hotel and run out of chargers

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  keep a square of cardboard in a ziplock bag

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    If you need to pee or smoke at a bar

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      drill holes in the bottom of your garbage

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        use an accented letter as your passcode

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          use a squeeze ketchup bottle top with your shopvac

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            do something unusual when locking the door

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              when heating leftovers space out a circle in the middle

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                dont burn yourself in those hard to reach candles

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  put a small amount of water in a glass when you microwave your pizza

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    75 use a piece of paper to organize

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      use half a pool noodle

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        pencil case to store cables

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          78 clothespin to hold nail

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            79 make blts

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              80 take a picture of your fridge

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                81 fill plastic water bottles

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  82 right ways to eat chips

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    99 if your plug keeps failing

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      100 put the banana on the wire

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        88 before you throw away a post it

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Source: Reddit LifeProTips

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          There you go, 100 awesome life hacks that you can try right now to make your life a lot easier!

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