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St Ives, Cambridgeshire   (Historic Market Town)

This attractive market town has one of the most highly picturesque river bridges in the country. The bridge dates to the 15th century and is famous for the chapel in its centre bay, it is one of only four medieval bridge chapel's surviving in England...(more)
59 pictures

Dover, Kent

The white cliffs of Dover, the view that has stirred the hearts of English travellers for centuries...(more)
193 pictures

Windsor, Berkshire

Windsor, or rather Royal Windsor, is a seductive mix of history and romance with a unique atmosphere. It is a place where the sense of history is never far away, it is a town.....(more)
219 pictures

Shrewsbury, Shropshire   (Historic Market Town)

Shrewsbury is a wonderfully atmospheric town which beguiles the visitor with sights of bygone centuries and much a great charm is to be found in its narrow streets and medieval buildings...(more)
227 pictures

Lewes, East Sussex   (Historic Market Town)

Lewes is the boyhood home of the famous diarist, John Evelyn (1620 - 1706) He lived at Southover Grange, an Elizabethan house, which is close to the castle...(more)
111 pictures

Amesbury, Wiltshire

Amesbury is a town near to stonehenge and is one of Wiltshire's most attractive little towns...(more)
83 pictures

Lincoln, Lincolnshire

This fine cathedral City was called Lindon by the Ancient Britons' and later the Romans' knew it as Lindum. In AD48 a Roman garrison was set up to command the meeting of the.....(more)
650 pictures

Ledbury, Herefordshire   (Historic Market Town)

Ledbury is an attractive town whose centre has changed very little over the years. The Old Grammer School and Butchers Row cottage are but two of Ledbury's beautifully preserved Medieval buildings to be seen in the cobbled street, known as Church Lane...(more)
86 pictures

Gloucester, Gloucestershire   (Historic City)

Looking at the lively City we see today, it is hard to believe that Gloucester was once a tiny port on the River Severn...(more)
271 pictures

Alnwick, Northumberland   (Historic Market Town)

Set magnificently in the heart of the beautiful northern countryside is the great castle that has dominated the life and times of Alnwick for centuries...(more)
93 pictures

Ripon, North Yorkshire   (Historic City)

Every night Ripons market square is the scene of a 1,000 year old custom when the city Wakeman blows his horn...(more)
189 pictures

Boscastle, Cornwall   (Picturesque Village)

Boscastle is favoured with the only natural harbour along a rugged rock strewn twenty mile stretch of North Cornish Coast...(more)
128 pictures

Amersham, Buckinghamshire   (Historic Market Town)

Amersham is one of those towns where with one cast of the eye, you immediately know that this is a place with a long history for around the broad High Street is a mixture of fine.....(more)
27 pictures

Lavenham, Suffolk   (Picturesque Village)

Wonderful clusters of fine Tudor houses, all gracious in age, offer the visitor a glimpse of just how a prosperous wool town must have looked during its' hey-day in the middle.....(more)
143 pictures

Kensington, Greater London

The attractive Royal borough of Kensington has many special places. Most prominent is Kensington Palace, birthplace of Queen Victoria...(more)
86 pictures

Horsham, West Sussex

A feature of the town is St.Mark's Church in North Street, this was built in 1839 but was considerably altered during restoration work of around 1869...(more)
48 pictures

Birling Gap, East Sussex

The Birling Gap is a coastal hamlet on the South Downs in East Sussex, situated on the more)
52 pictures

Windermere, Cumbria

Lake Windermere is England's largest lake, and one of it's most popular with visitors. It is 10.5 miles long and approx 1 mile wide. The water of the lake reaches a depth of.....(more)
270 pictures

Leeds, West Yorkshire

In the middle ages Leeds was a wool centre and it flourished. The sheep on the Yorkshire moors providing the wool for the cottage craft industry of spinning and weaving. The.....(more)
259 pictures

Port Isaac, Cornwall   (Picturesque Village)

Port Isaac offers visitors many rich experiences from strolls around its ancient streets and narrow alleys criss-crossing the hillside, to simply standing on the top of a cliff watching the foaming waves of the changing tide...(more)
113 pictures