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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

Snowshill, Gloucestershire

For anyone looking for a peaceful retreat in which to spend a few idyllic days in glorious countryside, could do no better that visit the picturesque village of Snowshill, high on the Cotswold escarpment above Broadway and the old town of Evesham...(more)
96 pictures

Rochester, Kent

This is a spacious town that has much to offer the visitor. It is a lively place where picturesque past and present sit comfortably side by side...(more)
243 pictures

Minchinhampton, Gloucestershire   (Historic Market Town)

Uniquely, Minchinhampton is reached only by a narrow winding road that climbs upwards and travels across remote and windswept common land..(more)
13 pictures

Nettleham, Lincolnshire

This is a most delightful Lincolnshire village with dreamy stone cottages, a picturesque village green, and a sparkling beck around which well fed ducks and moorhens colonise...(more)
10 pictures

Royal Leamington Spa, Warwickshire

This town has a history stretching back to the Doomsday Book, but it was Queen Victoria who put the "Royal" into Leamington Spa when she bestowed the title in 1838...(more)
36 pictures

Brockenhurst, Hampshire

Gloriously set, like a jewel in a crown, between woodland and heathland, is the picturesque place called Brockenhurst...(more)
47 pictures

Painswick, Gloucestershire   (Historic Market Town)

The streets of Painswick are narrow and crammed with fine examples of glowing honey coloured stone buildings from all periods..(more)
30 pictures

Tutbury, Staffordshire

This picturesque little town in the Dove Valley is dominated by the ruins of the medieval castle...(more)
50 pictures

Fairford, Gloucestershire   (Historic Market Town)

Fairford was granted a market charter in the year 1135 but it is believed that village has its origins way back in the Bronze Age. Its beautiful church is world famous for having the most complete set of Medieval stained glass windows of any parish church in the United Kingdom..(more)
49 pictures

Northampton, Northamptonshire   (Historic Market Town)

The landscape of Northampton is dotted with reminders of its illustrious history. Despite the great fire of 1675 when much of Northampton was destroyed, it was rebuilt in such a.....(more)
158 pictures

Carlisle, Cumbria

For over 1700 years this town occupied an important position on the Scottish-English border, few town's have experienced such turbulent times, but strangely Carlisle has little.....(more)
26 pictures

Moreton in Marsh, Gloucestershire   (Historic Market Town)

The delightful market town of Moreton has welcomed visitors for many centuries...(more)
19 pictures

Eardisland, Herefordshire

Voted as 'the prettiest village in the Midlands' by a TV poll, Eardisland is well worth a visit. It is favoured as being one of a trio of Black and White villages along the valley of the River Arrow...(more)
29 pictures

Acle, Norfolk   (Historic Market Town)

Acle, meaning “clearing in an oak forest” is a small but attractive market town situated near the River Bure, in the Norfolk Broads. It sits midway between the historic city.....(more)
13 pictures

Newquay, Cornwall

What a rare blessing Newquay has in its mile upon mile of sheltered, golden beaches that offer a safe haven for sun-worshippers and surfers alike...(more)
150 pictures

Harrogate, North Yorkshire

One of the chief town's in Yorkshire's old West Riding, Harrogate acheived early fame as a Spa resort...(more)
156 pictures

Aldeburgh, Suffolk

Aldeburgh is a seaside retreat with boundless charm. The history of the resort quite possibly reaches back to Saxon times, certainly during the Middle Ages it was a prosperous port and later it became known as a fishing centre...(more)
97 pictures

Gainsborough, Lincolnshire

The lovely market town of Gainsborough flourishes along a sweep of the River Trent which opens up pleasant riverside walks revealing much of the areas flora and fauna as well as interesting pieces of modern sculpture...(more)
167 pictures

Penzance, Cornwall

A jolly town with a year round holiday atmosphere, where everyone is made to feel welcome...(more)
81 pictures