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Petworth, West Sussex

Petworth is an atmospheric place, it has a wealth of historic visitor attractions nearby and its close proximity to the attractive town of Chichester and its famous harbour...(more)
25 pictures

Durham, County Durham   (Historic City)

Durham as a town reflects the long history of its magnificent castle and cathedral with its winding streets, ancient market place and alleyways and other old churches to discover.....(more)
389 pictures

Diss, Norfolk   (Historic Market Town)

Diss is a beautiful old market town built around the edge of a six acre lake...(more)
23 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

Alston, Cumbria   (Historic Market Town)

At a height of over 1,000 feet in the far reaches of the Pennines, this is one of England's highest market towns. Alston is a lively bustling place of steeply rising narrow.....(more)
29 pictures

Beccles, Suffolk   (Historic Market Town)

A town of picturesque buildings, with many relaxing places in which to quietly roam...(more)
68 pictures

Chawton, Hampshire

In Chawton is the unassuming 18th-century cottage where Jane Austen once lived...(more)
34 pictures

Woodstock, Oxfordshire   (Historic Market Town)

Woodstock will be forever inextricably linked with the great Palace of Blenheim and as birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill, one of the greatest Englishmen ever...(more)
94 pictures

Pembridge, Herefordshire

Pembridge, is one of the prettiest villages in Herefordshire, it is thrice blessed for it stands in a trio of black and white villages famed for an abundance of quaint cottages and graceful houses...(more)
24 pictures

Beeston, Nottinghamshire

Beeston is mostly remarkable for being the place where the Ist Lord Trent started work in his mother's herbal shop at the age of 14...(more)
270 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)
14 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

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)
31 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

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

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)
27 pictures