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Bath, Somerset

Bath is an elegant city famous for its beautiful Georgian architecture and its Roman attractions...

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Birmingham, West Midlands

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...

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Bristol, Somerset

Bristol Zoo is not this great city's only claim to fame..

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Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

Cambridge has an abundance of magnificent buildings, and these together with riverside walks, wonderful museums and quaint old streets, quickly draw the visitor under the spell of this historic and charming City..

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Canterbury, Kent

Canterbury is an exquisite joyous place, it is submerged in history and is considered to be the birthplace of English Christianity. It glows with an abundance of charm, mostly.....

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Chester, Cheshire

Chester, the county town of Cheshire, is one of the oldest and most complete walled cities with fantastic architecture and history...

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Durham, County Durham

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.....

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Ely, Cambridgeshire

The early life of Ely began with a monastry and town situated on an island in the midst of a vast expanse of marshland in the middle of the Fens...

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Exeter, Devon

Exeter is a bustling city in the heart of the county of Devon. It's mix of modern and functional with old and cultural makes for an interesting place to live, and to visit...

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Gloucester, Gloucestershire

Looking at the lively City we see today, it is hard to believe that Gloucester was once a tiny port on the River Severn...

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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.....

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Leicester, Leicestershire

Leicester is famed amongst other things for its fine parish church which was raised to Cathedral status in 1927...

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Lichfield, Staffordshire

The Lichfield Markets have been held on the historic Market Square since King Stephen granted the first charter for a market in 1153. In the past martyrs were burnt at the.....

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Lincoln, Lincolnshire

This fine cathedral City was called Lindon by the Ancient Britons' and later the Romans' knew it as Lindum. In AD48 a Roman garrison was set up to command the meeting of the.....

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Liverpool, Merseyside

From early humble origins Liverpool, over the centuries has grown and developed to become one of the most exciting cities to visit in Europe. Liverpool, rich though it is in.....

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London, Greater London

London is one of the World's most exciting, cultural destinations where visitors can walk with history whilst enjoying all that is best of modern day facilities, shops, theatres.....

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Manchester, Greater Manchester

A thriving truly cosmopolitan city with a great mixture of new and old. The capital of the north..

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Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear

This important City was known as Pons Aelii in Roman times; the Romans built the first bridge over the River Tyne, it was guarded by a Roman fort which was replaced by a castle.....

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Norwich, Norfolk

Norwich is one of England's most beautiful cities, it is a rich tapestry of modern style mixed with plenty of echoes of the past, all preserved for future generations to come...

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Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

The City of Nottingham is famed for fine lace, the romance of Maid Marion and Robin Hood and as the birthplace of the founder of the Salvation Army, General William Booth (1829-1912)...

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