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Stevenage, Hertfordshire

Its history began in Roman times when it grew as a small town beside the Great North Road and its heritage from those times is evidenced by the Six Hills, a 2,000 year old Roman burial site...(more)
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Broad Campden, Gloucestershire   (Picturesque Village)

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Piccadilly, Greater London

One of the Capital's most noted places, Piccadilly sweeps uphill with handsome houses on one side and Green Park on the other...(more)
18 pictures

Keighley, West Yorkshire

This is an industrial town in West Yorkshire. It lies in a fold between the fine countryside of Airdale and Keighley Moors...(more)
47 pictures

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)
124 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

Lichfield, Staffordshire   (Historic Market Town)

The Lichfield Markets have been held on the historic Market Square since King Stephen granted the first charter for a market in 1153. In the past martyrs were burnt at the.....(more)
195 pictures

Stamford, Lincolnshire   (Historic Market Town)

Of the 17 churches, only 6 now remain in Stamford, which is without doubt, one of the finest medieval towns in the British Isles, if not in Europe...(more)
243 pictures

Market Drayton, Shropshire   (Historic Market Town)

Market Drayton is famous as the home of Gingerbread, and as the birthplace of Robert Clive - Clive of India, he was educated at the Grammar School, founded in 1558, and his desk bearing his carved initials is still preserved...(more)
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Cricklade, Wiltshire   (Historic Market Town)

Lying in the northern reaches of Wiltshire, the historic town of Cricklade has many visual delights...(more)
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Dartmeet, Devon   (Picturesque Village)

A popular tourist and beauty spot on Dartmoor. It is the meeting point of the two major tributaries of the River Dart: the East Dart and West Dart. Dartmeet to Chagford: more)
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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)
51 pictures

Nailsworth, Gloucestershire   (Historic Market Town)

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