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A picture of BedfordshireBedfordshire

The County of Bedfordshire is the smallest of the 'Shires' and is in the South-Eastern part of central England. Void of Cities, Bedfordshire has some interesting Towns to visit including the Market Towns of... more information...
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All Saints Church in Bisham, Berkshire, along the river Thames. August 2006Berkshire

Situated in the heart of Southern England, the County of Berkshire, also known as 'Royal Berkshire' is home to several well known Towns and Cities, such as Windsor, where the famous Royal retreat Windsor... more information...
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Waddesdon Manor in BuckinghamshireBuckinghamshire

Buckinghamshire is the home county of 'Chequers' the country residence of the Prime Minister of England. The rolling Chiltern Hills, delightful Country walks, unique market Towns and quaint little Villages... more information...
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Ely Cathedral across the fieldsCambridgeshire

The historic county of Cambridgeshire with its beautiful countryside and low-lying fenland can be found in Eastern England and of course is the home to the historic university city of Cambridge, one of the... more information...
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Chester Town Centre, ChesterCheshire

The North-west County of Cheshire boasts some of Englands most scenic countryside and with its history dating back over 4000 years there is plenty to discover on your visit. Take a pleasure Boat ride along the... more information...
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Evening in Saltburn-by-the-SeaCleveland

Cleveland is a small county in the North East of England, dominated by the River Tees and the North Sea. It was once part of the North Riding of Yorkshire until that was divided up in 1974.
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St Michaels MountCornwall

Think of Cornwall and immediately there springs to mind a vision of Atlantic rollers tumbling over jagged rocks to lash against towering cliffs. This is Cornwall's northern coast, which for centuries has taken... more information...
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Durham Castle, DurhamCounty Durham

County Durham is situated in the North-East of England, boardering Cumbria, North Yorkshire and Northumberland. Reputed to be one of Englands most attractive Counties, County Durham has much to offer the... more information...
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The Lake DistrictCumbria

Cumbria, Englands second largest County can be found in the North-Western part of England. One of its many outstanding attractions is the ever popular and positively breathtaking 'Lake District' the land of... more information...
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Hardwick Hall, DerbyshireDerbyshire

The County of Derbyshire is situated in the very heart of England. The 'Peak District', Englands first National Park spans over 500 square miles and is one of the most popular and stunning areas of natural... more information...
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Sunset Over the River TeignDevon

A County that forms part of the South-West Peninsula of England, Devon is the third largest County and borders the popular Counties of Dorset, Somerset and Cornwall. Devon boasts some of Englands finest... more information...
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A picture of Chesil BeachDorset

Dorset is a county of great beauty, situated on the South Coast of England, bounded by the Counties of Devon, Hampshire, Somerset and Wiltshire. Dorset boasts an outstanding 75 mile long shore fronting the... more information...
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A picture of FlamboroughEast Riding of Yorkshire

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A picture of BrightonEast Sussex

The once County of Sussex can be located on the South Coast of England but is now divided into two separate counties, one being East Sussex and the other West Sussex. Bounded by the Counties of Hampshire,... more information...
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A picture of EssexEssex

The County of Essex is located in the South-East of England. Being a Coastal County Essex has much to offer, such as the seaside Town of Southend-on-Sea a popular holiday destination which boasts the longest... more information...
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Snowshill Lavender Farm, Snowshill, Gloucestershire.Gloucestershire

Gloucestershire is a fair county, she extends her borders amongst some of England's finest Cotswold towns and villages, across a landscape that changes almost imperceptibly as you travel her modern highways... more information...
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Tower Bridge, LondonGreater London

Greater London is not only a County full of interesting towns and villages, it is also home to England's capital city, 'London'. Covering such a vast area and encompassing what used to be Middlesex and even... more information...
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Stockport ViaductGreater Manchester

The County of Greater Manchester was created from Manchester and also parts of Cheshire and Lancashire in 1974. Made up of ten boroughs, Greater Manchester is situated in the North-West of England. The... more information...
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A cottage in Breamore. Hampshire  - (Photo taken in June 2005)Hampshire

The County of Hampshire lies in the South of England and offers an enchanting blend of both coast and countryside. It is home to the 'New Forest', which covers some 145 square miles, making it Englands... more information...
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This is view of Ross-On-Wye from across the riverHerefordshire

Herefordshire lies in the Western parts of England, neighbouring Wales. Known for being a County of beautiful, unspoilt countryside with interesting market towns and pretty villages. Notable attractions... more information...
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Church Street, RickmansworthHertfordshire

Situated in the South-East of England, Hertfordshire is bounded by the Counties of Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Cambridgeshire, Greater London and Essex. Hertfordshire is not only popular with tourists but... more information...
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Picture of Freshwater Cliff, South West Isle of WightIsle of Wight

Just off the South coast of England lies the largest Island off the British mainland 'The Isle of Wight'. Covering approximately 150 square miles, the Island is one of significant beauty with endless... more information...
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The final resting place.Isles of Scilly

In the land of make believe a legend exists, telling us the Scilly Islands are all that is left of Lyonnesse, a beautiful fabled land of which Arthur was King. The land is said to have vanished beneath the... more information...
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The Broadwalk, Walmer Castle & Garden, Walmer, Kent.Kent

In the South-East corner of England lies the County of Kent an amazingly beautiful area steeped in fascinating history, inviting cities, interesting towns, pretty villages and picturesque countryside. Kent... more information...
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Forest of BowlandLancashire

Set in the historic North West of England lies the red rose county of Lancashire. A county of beautiful countryside and places of historic interest. Visit the stately homes and castles along with ancient... more information...
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Bradgate Park, Near Leicester: Old John TowerLeicestershire

The County of Leicestershire is situated in the heart of England. There are many places of interest to visit including the city of Leicester, notable attractions include 'Leicester Cathedral','The National... more information...
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A picture of LincolnshireLincolnshire

Lincolnshire is a County situated in the East of England and is one of breathtaking landscape, pretty towns and villages with cobbled streets and stone built houses. Notable places of interest include The... more information...
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A picture of LiverpoolMerseyside

In the North-West of England lies the County of Merseyside. Rich in fascinating history and boasting two Cathedrals, Merseyside has a wealth of interesting places to visit such as, the city of Liverpool,... more information...
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Norfolk BroadsNorfolk

The county of Norfolk lies along the East coast of England. The Norfolk coastline, much of which is an officially designated 'area of outstanding natural beauty' is home to many wonderful seaside resorts with... more information...
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York Minster & City Walls.North Yorkshire

The picturesque County of Yorkshire is among the largest in England and is divided into four parts - North, South, East and West Yorkshire. The city of York, famed for its historic Roman Walls and its... more information...
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The HerdNorthamptonshire

Located in central England Northamptonshire is a county covering an area of over 900 square miles. The eight hundred year old county town of Northampton well known for its footwear production, has many... more information...
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Dunstanburgh Castle, north of Craster in NorthumberlandNorthumberland

Northumberland's special blessing lies in the fact that it is the least populated of all the English counties and therefore has mile upon mile of unspoilt open countryside dotted with quaint market towns and... more information...
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Newstead Abbey, NottinghamNottinghamshire

The county of Nottinghamshire is situated in the central regions of England and is divided into eight districts. The city of Nottingham is the birthplace of D.H Lawrence, the famous author but is more... more information...
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View across the Thames at St Helen's Church, Abingdon, Oxfordshire.Oxfordshire

In the South-East of England lies the county of Oxfordshire, one of the most scenic of all English counties and famous worldwide for its University City of Oxford, known as the 'City of Dreaming Spires'. ... more information...
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Normanton church, Rutland water, RutlandRutland

Rutland is famous as the smallest of the English counties, it is also one of the most highly picturesque, second only to the famous Cotswolds for its beautiful landscape, leafy lanes and mellow stone... more information...
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View of Caradoc, Church Stretton, Shropshire.Shropshire

Shropshire is a county situated in the West Midland parts of England and borders Wales. The county town of Shrewsbury, birthplace of Charles Darwin, is a stunning historic town with well over 600 listed... more information...
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Glastonbury Abbey, Glastonbury, SomersetSomerset

The County of Somerset can be located in the South-West of England. Somerset boasts some beautiful market towns and villages. Taunton, the county town offers both beautiful countryside and excellent shopping... more information...
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view from High Street,  Laughton-en-le-Morthen, South YorkshireSouth Yorkshire

The picturesque County of Yorkshire is among the largest in England and is divided into four parts - North, South, East and West Yorkshire. The city of York, famed for its historic Roman Walls and its... more information...
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Tittesworth Reservoir seen from Morridge viewpointStaffordshire

In the Northern parts of central England lies the county of Staffordshire. The picturesque county town of Stafford offers something for everyone from Historic stately homes and ancient castles to beautiful... more information...
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Lavenham, SuffolkSuffolk

The county of Suffolk lies in the East of England and covers some 1500 square miles. Ipswich, the county town is home to The Ipswich Transport Museum which boasts the largest collection of transport items in... more information...
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A picture of Devils PunchbowlSurrey

In the South-East of England lies the County of Surrey. Although, due to boundary changes much of Northern Surrey has now been dissolved into Greater London. In the county town of Guildford you can explore... more information...
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Angel Of The North, Gateshead, Tyne & WearTyne & Wear

Tyne and Wear is a metropolitan County situated in the North-East of England. The City of Newcastle-upon-Tyne has much to offer from historic stately homes and ancient castles to beautiful gardens and... more information...
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Warwick from the Castle, WarwickWarwickshire

Warwickshire, in the heart of England, is one of the most popular and most visited counties in the country. It is most famous for it's castle 'Warwick Castle' one of the great fortresses of... more information...
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Centenary Square, BirminghamWest Midlands

The West Midlands is situated in the heart of England and has been a metropolitan county since 1974. The county town of Birmingham is England's second largest city. 1990 saw the opening of 'Cadbury World',... more information...
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Downland churchWest Sussex

The once County of Sussex can be located on the South Coast of England but is now divided into two separate counties, one being East Sussex and the other West Sussex. Bounded by the Counties of Hampshire,... more information...
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Engine house and ventilation shaft.West Yorkshire

The picturesque County of Yorkshire is among the largest in England and is divided into four parts - North, South, East and West Yorkshire. The city of York, famed for its historic Roman Walls and its... more information...
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West Front entrance to Salisbury CathedralWiltshire

Wiltshire is a beautiful County situated in the South-Western parts of England, with much of the county designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Trowbridge is the vibrant, industrial and... more information...
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WorcesterWorcestershire

Worcestershire is a County situated in the West Midlands region of England. The city of Worcester, known for its connections with the origin of 'Worcestershire Sauce' since the early 1800's, has been home to... more information...
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