By Robin Lidster

The picturesque fishing village of Robin Hood’s Bay is five miles south of Whitby and 15 miles north of Scarborough at the coast of North Yorkshire. Now a favored vacationer vacation spot with its specified maze of tiny streets tumbling down the cliffs, the village was synonymous with smuggling and there's reputed to be a community of subterranean passageways linking the homes. Fishing, which had consistently been the most valid job within the village, began to decline within the past due 19th century and this present day lots of the neighborhood source of revenue comes from tourism.

Robin Hood’s Bay: The Postcard assortment takes the reader on an evocative trip into the previous fishing village’s previous via a variety of outdated postcards that provide a desirable window into its history.

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