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Alresford, Hampshire   (Historic Market Town)

Alresford is a market town in Hampshire, just north-east of the City of Winchester and south-west of the town of Alton, which it is linked to by the Mid Hants Watercress Railway.....(more)
71 pictures

Gainsborough, Lincolnshire

The lovely market town of Gainsborough flourishes along a sweep of the River Trent which opens up pleasant riverside walks revealing much of the areas flora and fauna as well as interesting pieces of modern sculpture...(more)
171 pictures

St Pancras, Greater London

The name of the area is taken from the boy martyred in AD 304. Pancras was the orphaned Christian son of a Phrygian nobleman who was brought up at the court of the Emperor in Rome...(more)
44 pictures

Thirsk, North Yorkshire   (Historic Market Town)

A small market town in North Yorkshire, famous for its 15th century church, racecourse, Thomas Lord, and from being the place Darrowby was based on, which is the town featured in.....(more)
15 pictures

Ipswich, Suffolk

This is a town that can trace its history back to the Stone-Age, it has been a successive settlement throughout the ages and has been populated by settlers from the Iron-Age,.....(more)
100 pictures

Pontefract, West Yorkshire   (Historic Market Town)

Pontefract has a ruined castle which has seen many tragedies, Richard II was murdered there in 1400, and later it was the scene of bitter, bloody battles between Roundheads and Royalists...(more)
179 pictures

Northleach, Gloucestershire   (Historic Market Town)

The town is utterly beguiling, it has many beautiful old timber frame cottages and some handsome houses of mellow cotswold stone...(more)
16 pictures

Chichester, West Sussex

Chichester is a wonderful coastal town with a history of strong sea-faring traditions...(more)
71 pictures

Southampton, Hampshire

Southampton has many lovely gardens right in the city centre with picnic tables, flower beds and shady walks. In the spring the rhododendrons are a lovely sight...(more)
169 pictures

Woodbastwick, Norfolk   (Picturesque Village)

26 pictures

Sturminster Newton, Dorset   (Historic Market Town)

A small attractive Market Town in Dorset...(more)
40 pictures

West Lulworth, Dorset

One of the most visited geological areas of Britain, Lulworth Cove has recently been placed into the World Heritage Jurassic Coastline...(more)
122 pictures

Rothwell, Northamptonshire   (Historic Market Town)

Interesting market town, with a long history, its market charter was granted in 1204...(more)
12 pictures

Much Wenlock, Shropshire   (Historic Market Town)

42 pictures

Coxwold, North Yorkshire

Coxwold is one of those villages that appear to have changed very little with the passing of the centuries...(more)
13 pictures

Tonbridge, Kent

Fine streets show a rich variety of architecture including typical Wealden tile-hung properties, and handsome Georgian and Victorian buildings dominating the river scene...(more)
32 pictures

Derby, Derbyshire

This is the premier town of the Shire, it is steeped in history with roots stretching to Roman times - the legions had a camp near the east bank of the Derwent, but the town was.....(more)
68 pictures

Reading, Berkshire

This town lies on the extremities of the Berkshire Downs and the Chiltern Hills at a point where the waters of the rivers Thames and Kennet meet making the River Thames a major river for the rest of its journey to the sea...(more)
205 pictures

Harefield, Greater London

Harefield is a village in Greater London, famous for its hospital where pioneering heart surgery techniques were developed. The church cemetery at St. Mary the Virgin contains the.....(more)
40 pictures

Princes Risborough, Buckinghamshire   (Historic Market Town)

An exquisite feature of the town is the Norman Church of St.Mary, the church shows restoration work from the 13th and 14th centuries and a modern spire built during the early part of the 20th century...(more)
5 pictures