The Vale of York Viking Hoard (Harrogate Hoard, 10th Century) of 617 silver coins and 65 other items. It was found undisturbed in 2007 near the town of Harrogate in North Yorkshire, England. The hoard included objects from many diverse locations, Samarkand in present-day Uzbekistan, North Africa, Afghanistan, Russia, Ireland, Scandinavia, and continental Europe, "illustrating the breadth of the Vikings' travels and trade connections
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(PHOTO: Getty Creative) Britain's happiest towns: Stockport Stockport in Manchester came second to Harrogate in Rightmove's 2013 happiness report. The area is surrounded by scenic locations including Alderley Edge, Buxton and Cheadle.
(PHOTO: Getty Creative) Britain's happiest towns: Harrogate Rightmove surveyed 40,000 people on 110 towns to find the happiest residents and Harrogate came out on top. According to the report, Northerners are happier about where they live than Southerners, with nine of the ten ‘unhappiest’ locations in Greater London.