Exploring the most Picturesque & Historic parts of England
Regions of England (Clickable regions/counties map)
England is divided up into 9 distinct regions - North East, North West, Yorkshire and Humberside, East Midlands, West Midlands, Greater London, South East, South West, and East of England. Click the map to explore these regions of England.
England has many beautiful cities to explore, with historic attractions throughout each, including the famous city of London - home to the British Royal Family and home of many world-famous attractions such as Buckingham Palace, St Pauls Cathedral, the Tower of London and many more. Explore England's great cities such as historic York, the roman city of Bath, and home of the Beatles - Liverpool.
A Market Town is a town which had 'Market Rights' and they were mostly formed back when most of the population made living through agriculture and produce. Many of these towns date back to the Medieval period, and still retain many of the features from back then, such as cobbled streets, ancient market squares, and many fascinating buildings such as coaching inns, and timber-framed shops.
England is well known for it's Picturesque little villages, often referred to as 'Chocolate box' or 'Idyllic', and you'll soon see why once you start exploring these wonderful places that can be found throughout England.
Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty
There are over 200 castles in England, from partial remains of ancient motte and bailey castles such as Castle Acre in Norfolk, to the spleandor of complete examples such as Windsor Castle - The oldest and largest inhabited castle anywhere in the world.
Cathedrals in England
National Trust Attractions
Stately Homes in England
English Coastal Scenes
Wildlife in England
England's National Parks (Clickable map)
National Parks are large areas of land that are protected for their unique landscape, heritage, and wildlife. There are 15 National Parks in Britain (England, Scotland, Wales) with 10 of them being in England, and each one offering its own blend of breathtaking beauty, history, and important flora and fauna.