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The Stamford Canal
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The Stamford Canal

Cities

London-York-Newcastle-Edinbugh. The major towns and cities which punctuate the Great North Road.

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Places

Get away from the cities. Villages, stately homes, places of interest and "nice spots".

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Rivers

You will need to cross 10 major rivers – and numerous smaller waterways.

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People

Famous, and not so famous people, with a connection to the Great North Road.

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Business

Pottery-Wool-Ducks-Malt-Beer-Coal-News-Engines-Machinery-Tourism. Reasons for the Great North Road.

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History

Major political incidents. Minor local events. Stories from over 2,000 years.

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