Skegness is a seaside town and civil parish in the East Lindsey District of Lincolnshire, England. The original Skegness was situated farther east at the mouth of The Wash. Its Norse name refers to a headland which sat near the settlement. By the 14th century, it was a locally important port for coastal trade. TheContinue reading “Skegness”

Scarborough Castle

Scarborough Castle stands on a massive promontory of rock that rises above the North Sea. Its 12th-century great tower is the centrepiece of a royal castle begun by Henry II. It became one of the greatest royal fortresses in England and figured prominently in national events during the Middle Ages. Its buildings are mostly relativelyContinue reading “Scarborough Castle”