Best and worst towns in Britain

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Barrow in Furness. At the end es of the longest cul de sac in UK from Junction 36 M6.Arriving on A590 a nightmare journey.

Good- Kendal, Keswick, Ulverston, Kirby Lonsdale
Even worse driving south down the A595 to Barrow. Sums up the road when you take the single track fell road over Corney to get off the 'main' road
 

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Just had a long weekend in Portsmouth/ Southsea.
@SaintHacker will disagree, but I was really impressed with the docks regeneration, the naval historic dockyard is a good 2 full days, the Mary Rose experience being incredible.

Went over to Gosport, to the Explosion & Submarine Museums

The D-Day museum at Southsea was also very good

A bit too windy for me to live there, but well worth a visit
 

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Just had a long weekend in Portsmouth/ Southsea.
@SaintHacker will disagree, but I was really impressed with the docks regeneration, the naval historic dockyard is a good 2 full days, the Mary Rose experience being incredible.

Went over to Gosport, to the Explosion & Submarine Museums

The D-Day museum at Southsea was also very good

A bit too windy for me to live there, but well worth a visit
we need to do the naval dockyard. Tried last time there but sold out for the day. we are in Southampton on Saturday night and Zara suggested going to Portsmouth first but i thought it would deserve a full day on its own?
 

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we need to do the naval dockyard. Tried last time there but sold out for the day. we are in Southampton on Saturday night and Zara suggested going to Portsmouth first but i thought it would deserve a full day on its own?
Good thing about the dockyard ticket is yuo can do as much as you want on one day and then the ticket is valid for 12 months for yu to do the things you missed - or it would unless you went at New Year 2020 and then had no chance to go back :mad:
 
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23 Blast Furnace terrace,.Darlaston.
Netherton is the true Black Country. It's where the first steam engine was deployed to pump water out of coal mines.
This did more for the modern world than Ironbridge.

I'll vote for Netherton as a good town.
 

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You can deffo put Bury St edmunds in the top 10 towns, what a stunning beautiful town.
Had a run down to Lavenham today, picture postcard, very very nice indeed. As was long Melford.
Ely and St Ives tomorrow then Mansfield😣
 

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Kelso is quite nice spent a week there a few years ago. Hadca nice mix of old building, shops and nice pubs. Lovely countryside.

Ludlow is pretty nice to would happily live in either of these.
Biggar also in the Borders/South Lanarkshire is also lovely.
They have a huge bonfire in the high street on auld years night, amazed it never burns the town down.
 
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When were you last in Dundee?
In 2014, Dundee was in the running to be voted European City of Culture. In 2016, Dundee was voted as offering the best quality of life in the UK. Dundee's low pollution, moderate cost of living, high purchasing power and high safety index all contribute to its being an excellent place to live.
Got to agree with you there, Dundee has a fabulously progressive council who have really given the centre & waterfront area a right kick in the foojies, and the hinterland around Dundee is great
 
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Ely and St Ives tomorrow then Mansfield😣
Good luck with Mansfield.
As for St.Ives can you solve the puzzle.

As I was going to St.Ives
I met a man with 7 wives
Each wife had 7 sacks
Each sack had 7 cats
Each cat had 7 kits.
Kits, cats, sacks, wives
How many were going to St.Ives?

Won't accept 1 as an answer!
 

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Good luck with Mansfield.
As for St.Ives can you solve the puzzle.

As I was going to St.Ives
I met a man with 7 wives
Each wife had 7 sacks
Each sack had 7 cats
Each cat had 7 kits.
Kits, cats, sacks, wives
How many were going to St.Ives?

Won't accept 1 as an answer!
Just you, there is no definition of where the man you met is going and the rest is irrelevant.
 

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Even worse driving south down the A595 to Barrow. Sums up the road when you take the single track fell road over Corney to get off the 'main' road
Especially in winter :unsure::unsure:
Yep but not going the other way when Sellafield leave work!

These Soverers won’t understand Marra!
Nay...... most of the UK will never understand nor have had any reason to venture into this part of the world... amazing as it is. :eek::oops::LOL:
 

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Good luck with Mansfield.
As for St.Ives can you solve the puzzle.

As I was going to St.Ives
I met a man with 7 wives
Each wife had 7 sacks
Each sack had 7 cats
Each cat had 7 kits.
Kits, cats, sacks, wives
How many were going to St.Ives?

Won't accept 1 as an answer!
I am just in the process of knocking out missis T and me mum outside Ely cathedral who are being tits with the answers
 

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not sure its the worst place i've been too but we ended up at Dungeness on Friday - my god its weird.

i was massively disappointed that people weren't glowing and there were no locals with webbed feet or 2 heads but i remembered that they breed in Norwich.
 
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