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Shibden Hall and Folk Museum near Halifax

Advantages: Interesting historic house and museum
Disadvantages: Limited accessibility

SHBDEN HALL Shibden Hall Lister’s Road Halifax HX3 6XG Email: museums@calderdale.gov.uk Phone: 01422 352246 / 321455 About twelve years ago while on a tour in China we met three couples we got on really well with and in the last twelve years w have made ...

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Upstairs and downstairs history at Shibden Hall

Advantages: Fascinating museum, with great exhibits
Disadvantages: Not much on Ann Lister or the other residents.

Shibden Hall is a Tudor-built manor house in the Shibden Valley, in Calderdale, which was owned by one family for 300 years. Today it belongs to Calderdale council, and is a public museum set in beautiful parkland. The house was built in about 1420, and ...

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A towering cathedral full of splendour

Advantages: Free entry if you're morally dodgy, beautiful architecture, rich history, the Magna Carta exhibit
Disadvantages: Morally "encouraged" to make a donation, tours tough to get on

Cathedrals are basically just really grandiose churches fit for a bishop, and, even if you cannot appreciate the spiritual side of things (as a cynical atheist such as myself sadly cannot), the architecture and internal splendour alone should be aesthetic ...

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Review of Salisbury Cathedral, Salisbury

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Kate goes Gothic in Salisbury Cathedral

Advantages: fantastic architecture, great variety of features, interesting font, beautiful stained glass
Disadvantages: not much for me; possibly the suggested entry donations, no on-site parking

The trouble with being forgetful (as I am) is that I find I need “managing” if I go out on my own anywhere. So my recent holiday took a bit of planning; I made a careful list of things I really wanted to see in Salisbury, complete with addresses, and - f ...

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The Benchmark by Which I Judge All Other Buildings

Advantages: Salisbury Cathedral spoiled me for all other buildings
Disadvantages: It can get a bit busy

Me and My Cathedral Salisbury Cathedral has been important to me for as long as I can remember. As a small child I played in the Cathedral Close whilst my mother was at the college nearby. When I foolishly (and unhindered by even the teensiest bit of ...

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Review of Salisbury Cathedral, Salisbury

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