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Aldeburgh, The Town Steps, Suffolk - October 2005


a Seaside Town in the county of Suffolk

Birling Gap, East Sussex

Birling Gap

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Towns in Derbyshire

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Ashbourne, Derbyshire

Ashbourne is a delightful market town located in the Derbyshire Dales, in the central part of England...

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Ashford in the Water, Derbyshire

The village was a centre for candle making, noted for lead mining and made famous by the discovery of Ashford marble which was first quarried by Henry Watson in 1748...

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Aston-on-Trent, Derbyshire

This attractive residential village nestles in spacious countryside close to the banks of the Trent and Mersey Canal. It is a lively place with a pleasant atmosphere and.....

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Bakewell, Derbyshire

Bakewell is the largest town in the Peak District National Park. It is an old town full of glowing stone houses and buildings that lend an air of ambience and overall warmth...

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Baslow, Derbyshire

Set amidst the stark loneliness of the High Peak the village of Baslow is surrounded by some of the finest historic properties to be found in Derbyshire...

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Bolsover, Derbyshire

Bolsover is a small town lying 5 miles east of Chesterfield. It occupies a picturesque valley setting, watched over by 17th century Bolsover Castle which stands on the site of a former fortress of Norman times...

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Breaston, Derbyshire

The village of Breaston lies slightly to the south east of Derby. It is a place with a history stretching back to the Doomsday Book of 1086...

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Burbage, Derbyshire

For peace and solitude combined with wonderful views and invigorating, crystal clear air, the charms of pretty Burbage would be hard to beat...

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Butterley, Derbyshire

The small town of Butterley is best known for its Heritage Steam Railway. Not only do you have the rail line but there is also an interesting museum with a fascinating range of.....

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Buxton, Derbyshire

This barely spoilt town offers an exciting opportunity to enjoy a town crammed with beautiful buildings whilst exploring the high upland regions of England's glorious Peak District National Park...

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Castleton, Derbyshire

Castleton is one of the Jewels of the Peak District. It is a famous centre for caverns where you will find four of the countries most famous show caves. It is also the home of.....

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Chapel-en-le-Frith, Derbyshire

Chapel is a well preserved, picturesque place. It has a lovely old church dating back to the 14th-century which stands on the spot of an earlier church built by foresters a century or so before...

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Chelmorton, Derbyshire

This enchanting village is truly one of the Peak District National Park's hidden treasures...

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Chesterfield, Derbyshire

Chesterfield is an attractive town close to the dramatic peaks of the Peak District National Park. It is well known for its strange landmark, the crooked spire of its parish.....

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Church Broughton, Derbyshire

Church Broughton is an attractive Derbyshire village lying in open countryside that is perhaps best noted for its ancient church dedicated to Saint Michael...

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Cressbrook, Derbyshire

Set amidst the dramatic scenery of the glorious Peak District National Park, Cressbrook offers visitors breathtaking views from the road winding through this deep river valley. .....

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Crich, Derbyshire

A village on the edge of the Peak District National Park with a Museum dedicated solely to the golden era of the Tramcar. Also famous as being the location for filming Peak Practice...

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Dale Abbey, Derbyshire

The ruins of Dale Abbey recall an interesting legend which has existed for hundreds of years. A Baker from Derby is said to have seen a vision of the Virgin Mary which led him to.....

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Denby, Derbyshire

Denby is famous for its beautiful decorative Stoneware pottery which has been exported all over the world...

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Derby, Derbyshire

This is the premier town of the Shire, it is steeped in history with roots stretching to Roman times - the legions had a camp near the east bank of the Derwent, but the town was.....

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