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Westminster, Greater London

Of all the jewels in the City of Westminster, none shines more brightly than Westminster Abbey, stunning setting for the coronation of almost every English monarch since William the Conqueror was crowned there in 1066...(more)
131 pictures

Mousehole, Cornwall   (Picturesque Village)

This delightful coastal village, with its wealth of history, lovely old harbour and beautiful headland walks, makes an interesting base for exploring the superb scenery of Mount's Bay and Land's End...(more)
48 pictures

Shillingstone, Dorset

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442 pictures

Birmingham, West Midlands   (Historic City)

Birmingham, Britain's second city, known as the city of a thousand trades, has long been recognised as one of the World's most important manufacturing and commercial centres...(more)
229 pictures

Dorchester, Dorset   (Historic Market Town)

Dorchester is the county town of Dorset and is the heart of Thomas Hardy's Wessex. On the outskirts of the town you will find Hardy’s birthplace and family home in Higher.....(more)
86 pictures

Appledore, Devon   (Picturesque Village)

Appledore is as enchanting as its name. It is a pretty place that shows a host of colourful fishermens cottages in the narrow streets beyond the quay..(more)
49 pictures

Hexham, Northumberland   (Historic Market Town)

Historic market town where for centuries the sheep and cattle farmers of Northumberland gathered for the Tuesday market beside Hexham Abbey...(more)
31 pictures

Blandford Forum, Dorset   (Historic Market Town)

Utterly delightful, a town of matchless elegance, of quintessentially English beauty, are but a few of the attributes to the fine Market town on the River Stour...(more)
101 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

Bristol, Somerset   (Historic City)

Bristol Zoo is not this great city's only claim to fame..(more)
299 pictures

Bewdley, Worcestershire   (Historic Market Town)

The graceful arches of the bridge designed by Thomas Telford (1757-1854) are a dominant feature of this lovely old town which nestles on the banks of the River Severn...(more)
181 pictures

Brixham, Devon

The long history of Brixham first began in pre-historic caves, finds suggest that Human beings sheltered here during the Ice Age..(more)
273 pictures

Goathland, North Yorkshire   (Picturesque Village)

Sheep graze on the course grasses that surround the greystone houses of this straggling moorland village..(more)
297 pictures

Grasmere, Cumbria   (Picturesque Village)

This tiny stone village is beautifully set between the tranquil waters of Grasmere Lake and the jagged heights of Helm Crag and Nab Scar..(more)
396 pictures

Alderley Edge, Cheshire   (Picturesque Village)

Alderley Edge is a popular tourist spot in the county of Cheshire, consisting of a prominent 'edge' or sandstone ridge which is popular with walkers and offers stunning views. You.....(more)
16 pictures

Chilham, Kent

Chilham is a place of extraordinary serenity, it is both picturesque and pleasant, a lovely place to spend a perfectly peaceful day or a quiet, romantic weekend...(more)
30 pictures

Farnham, Surrey   (Historic Market Town)

It was King Caedwalla of Wessex who, in 688 bestowed the Manor of Farnham on the Bishop's of Winchester...(more)
32 pictures

Weston-on-the-Green, Oxfordshire   (Picturesque Village)

A very pretty village with thatched cottages, a lovely 18th century church, and a pub where the famous playwright/poet Ben Jonson stopped on his way to visit shakespeare in.....(more)
50 pictures

Whittlesey, Cambridgeshire   (Historic Market Town)

Whittlesey is an old area of Cambridge, it is mentioned in the Doomsday Book of 1086...(more)
17 pictures