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Danbury, Essex

Picturesque English village of great charm. Surrounded almost entirely by open countryside Danbury has immense appeal for the tourist...(more)
6 pictures

Bishop Auckland, County Durham   (Historic Market Town)

This was the busy social and commercial centre of the south-west Durham coalfield, but the town is actually much older than the Industrial Revolution, although that historic.....(more)
130 pictures

Bodmin, Cornwall

Historically fascinating and naturally beautiful, this area of North Cornwall has so much to offer. Equidistant from both the north and south coasts, Bodmin is an excellent base.....(more)
122 pictures

Stokeinteignhead, Devon

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Beer, Devon

Interestingly, lace making was once an industry of this picturesque little fishing village...(more)
100 pictures

Wells, Somerset

Wells, situated at the foot of the picturesque mendip hills, is most certainly one of England's most delightful cathedral cities...(more)
124 pictures

Runcorn, Cheshire

Runcorn is a lively urban town at the side of the great Mersey River. It began in the 10th-century when Alfred the Greats' daughter, Aethelfleda, built a fort at a site along the.....(more)
38 pictures

Tavistock, Devon   (Historic Market Town)

This pleasant market town plays host to what is possibly Devon's most entertaining annual fair, the Goose Fair, normally celebrated in the second week of October. Interest in.....(more)
60 pictures

Trowbridge, Wiltshire   (Historic Market Town)

Trowbridge is a historic town crammed with attractive stone buildings. It originated as a settlement along the Biss and flourished from the wool and weaving trades and from these periods there remain many magnificent merchant houses...(more)
148 pictures

Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire

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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

Southsea, Hampshire

History records that this is the place where Henry VIII's flag ship "Mary Rose" sank in front of the mighty castle built by the king as one of a chain of defensive fortresses to.....(more)
83 pictures

Skipton, North Yorkshire   (Historic Market Town)

Long considered "The Gateway to the Dales" which lye to the north, moors extend southwards, and the tranquil countryside of the Ribble Valley is to the west...(more)
157 pictures

Poole, Dorset

Three miles of golden beaches extending from Sandbanks to Brankesome Dene Chine and on towards Bournemouth, ensure an enjoyable time for families and sun-worshippers alike...(more)
182 pictures

Millom, Cumbria

The town of Millom developed close to the banks of the estuary of the River Duddon. It nestles in the shadow of the Black Combe, beyond which lies the majestic scenery of the.....(more)
54 pictures

Nailsworth, Gloucestershire   (Historic Market Town)

Nailsworth is a handsome town that has a history stretching back to beyond Roman times...(more)
84 pictures

Driffield, East Riding of Yorkshire

Driffield makes an ideal base from which to explore the spacious Wolds and the glorious sandy bays of the lovely coastline of East Yorkshire...(more)
36 pictures

Bungay, Suffolk   (Historic Market Town)

Bungay is an attractive historic market town in Suffolk and is situated on the river Waveney in the Norfolk Broads National Park. The town has several historic attractions.....(more)
77 pictures

Duddington, Northamptonshire   (Picturesque Village)

This is a gem of a village that is all gracious houses and cottages of stone, roofed with stone slates, that are spaciously interspersed around enchanting country lanes backed by mile after mile of glorious rich pasture and meadowland...(more)
29 pictures

Congleton, Cheshire   (Historic Market Town)

This lively market town stands on a bend of the River Dane, it quite possibly takes its name from the Celtic word "congle" which in English means "a bend"...(more)
52 pictures