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Just going out – pubs

  • Beer in the Evening UK wide, lots of indexing (14 Nov 2006)
  • Fancy a Pint? London (14 Nov 2006)
  • Good Pub Guide (17 Jan 2011)
  • Just going out – general

  • Find out What's on When - worldwide, with guides to major cities (25 Sep 2001)
  • British Food and Drink

  • Ryedale Vineyards, North Yorkshire (though it's a bit south of Ryedale proper!) (4 Oct 2012)
  • Harveys of Lewes the (prize winning) Sussex brewers (4 Oct 2012)
  • English Wine Producers (4 Oct 2012)
  • Staying in

  • Crossword Solver (28 Aug 2008)
  • OpenLearn from the Open University and the BBC (*4 Oct 2012)
  • Natural world

  • Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) (27 Jan 2008)
  • Bird Guide identification, calls, videos (10 Jan 2009)
  • Forestry Pass coordinated by UK Forestry Commission, access to your local forest and more (7 Dec 2011)
  • National Gardens Scheme gardens open for charity, with a location search (29 May 2012)
  • Museums and heritage

  • British Museum (28 Jan 2008)
  • Royal Academy of Arts, London (2 Jul 1998)
  • Victoria & Albert Museum, London (2 Jul 1998)
  • The WWW Virtual Library: Museums, a project of Oxford University Computing Laboratory, lists museums worldwide (2 Jul 1998)
  • English Heritage and its Archaeology Division (10 Sep 2000)
  • National Trust (10 Sep 2000)
  • Building Conservation from Cathedral Publications (5 Jan 2000)
  • Dalesman (21 Oct 2005)
  • Typography

  • The Gutenberg Bible at the British Library (10 Apr 2002)
  • The Type Museum Stockwell, south London (6 May 2005)
  • Cavendish Gallery of Print & Typography images and text online (6 May 2005)
  • Sadly typefounders H W Caslon, specialising in historical typefaces, have disappeared (*10 Jan 2009)
  • The Tom Paine Printing Press 18th Century replica, built for the 2009 Festival, linked to ...
  • Tom Paine and Lewes revolutionary thinker (28 Aug 2009)
  • Typefoundry blog for the history of type and letterforms (23 Sep 2010)
  • Sports and outdoor

  • Cricinfo Cricket information (*28 Aug 2007)
  • UEFA (28 Aug 2007)
  • English Football Association (6 Jan 2008)
  • FA Cup (6 Jan 2008)
  • Premier League (28 Aug 2007)
  • Wimbledon tennis (*15 Nov 2013)

  • Cycling and walking, UK and abroad

  • Cycling East Sussex (3 Aug 2009)
  • Avenue Verte London-Paris greenway (off road and back routes), completed 2012 (en français) (31 Aug 2012)
  • Avenue Verte news and information from East Sussex (31 Aug 2012)
  • Avenue Verte Dieppe-Forges (the Seine-Maritime section, en français) (*31 Aug 2012)
  • Cycling around Neufchâtel-en-Bray (en français; non French-speakers note that Location de vélos means cycle hire) (*31 Aug 2012)
  • South Downs Way among many covered by the Long Distance Walkers Association (15 Nov 2013)
  • Transport

  • Heritage Railways (the Heritage Railways Association) (12 May 2006)
  • Pickering to Whitby North Yorkshire Moors Railway (*24 Mar 2007)
  • Scarborough's North Bay Railway historic 1930s 20-inch gauge railway with miniature LNER Pacific-style locos (but diesel hydraulic, not steam) (17 Aug 2010)
  • Bluebell Railway (12 May 2006)
  • Ffestiniog and Welsh Highland Railways (15 Nov 2013)
  • Modern Railways Magazine now from Key Publishing (*15 Jul 2016)
  • National Railway Museum York (9 Jan 2008)
  • Research & Archives (the extensive Search Engine is a space at the NRM, not yet online, but you can submit questions) (*31 Aug 2012)
  • Railways Archive (UK) (*23 Jul 2007)

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