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Bladon, Oxfordshire   (Picturesque Village)

It is an old village of enchanting stone cottages that sits comfortably amid sweeping meadows and gentle rolling hills...(more)
12 pictures

Brighton, East Sussex

Once a fishing village, Brighton was firmly put on the map in the 18th century by the young Prince of Wales, later to become George IV...(more)
344 pictures

Flamborough, East Riding of Yorkshire

Sea, sand and solitude, or rather sea, rocks and solitude can be found in the grandeur of this picture postcard stretch of chalky cliffs where a retreating sea reveals picturesque little coves and sea caves...(more)
123 pictures

Hereford, Herefordshire

Hereford is a town in the west of England bordering wales. It has a beautiful cathedral which was established in the 7th century and a medieval bridge over the River Wye. Famous.....(more)
82 pictures

Grassington, North Yorkshire   (Historic Market Town)

This is Upper Wharfdale's principle village. It is a place of quiet charm with a lovely old bridge spanning the River Wharfe and cobbled lanes with pretty stone cottages descending towards the attractive village square...(more)
34 pictures

Nantwich, Cheshire   (Historic Market Town)

Today, Nantwich is a busy bustling place of business and commerce that still manages to retain its unique 'Elizabethan' flavour...(more)
25 pictures

Saffron Walden, Essex   (Historic Market Town)

The outstanding feature of Saffron Walden is its rich variety of properties tangled around its web of ancient streets...(more)
197 pictures

Winsford, Somerset   (Picturesque Village)

One of the prettiest and most unspoilt of villages, steeped in history and mentioned in the Domesday book..(more)
3 pictures

Armscote, Warwickshire   (Picturesque Village)

Please submit your pictures of this wonderful Cotswold village for others to enjoy...(more)
9 pictures

Knaresborough, North Yorkshire   (Historic Market Town)

This attractive market town lies in the high reaches of Yorkshire above Harrogate. It is overlooked by the peaceful waters of the River Nidd which is spanned by a magnificent.....(more)
121 pictures

Truro, Cornwall   (Historic Market Town)

Truro, today is Cornwall's unofficial capital and adminstrative centre but in the Middle Ages Truro was one of the towns which controlled Cornwall's flourishing tin mining industry...(more)
41 pictures

Maidstone, Kent

Interestingly, there was a time when the most important factor about Maidstone was its 5 watermills....(more)
162 pictures

Beverley, East Riding of Yorkshire   (Historic Market Town)

This is a town best known for its impressive Minster church which is without doubt one of the most splendid in Europe. It is mostly Early English in style and was begun in 1220......(more)
150 pictures

Appleby-in-Westmorland, Cumbria   (Historic Market Town)

Appleby, is situated in the valley of the River Eden near to Hoff Beck, stunningly beautiful, it is an ideal centre for both walking and touring...(more)
6 pictures

Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire   (Historic Market Town)

Aylesbury is the county town of Buckinghamshire, taking over the mantle from the town of Buckingham during the 16th century. Aylesbury is a very busy vibrant town, situated at.....(more)
16 pictures

Bowness on Windermere, Cumbria

This is the principal resort on Lake Windermere, it is a town crammed with quaint narrow streets jammed full of summer tourists which sprawls along the shores of the lake somewhere between Waterhead and Lakeside...(more)
198 pictures

Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

Cheltenham, the very mention of this grand old town conjurs up not only images of gracious georgian houses but also of superb thoroughbred horses thundering round the town's.....(more)
147 pictures

Bosham, West Sussex

Interesting little place with the picture post-card appeal of 'Sussex by the Sea' which for centuries has captivated artists from all over...(more)
96 pictures

Settle, North Yorkshire   (Historic Market Town)

A wonderful market town in the Yorkshire Dales. Settle is the starting point for the famous Settle to Carlisle Railway; one of Britain's most spectacular and scenic railways which.....(more)
32 pictures

Halifax, West Yorkshire

Halifax is an industrial city close to the famous Pennines and the route of the Pennine Way in what is known as Yorkshire's "Bronte" country...(more)
67 pictures