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Shroton, Dorset

Interestingly, this enchanting village was the scene of warfare as General Wolfe trained his troops before his assult on Quebec in the mid 18th-century...

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Silsoe, Bedfordshire

Silsoe is mostly noted for Wrest Park, a mansion in French Chateaux style which was the home of the de Grey family...

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Sinnington, North Yorkshire

Sinnington is a picturesque village on the southern edge of the North York Moors National Park. Famous residents of Sinnington include Catherine Parr, who was resident in the.....

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Somerleyton, Suffolk

Found nestling in a corner of the north-east Suffolk countryside is the charming, tranquil village of Somerleyton...

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Sonning on Thames, Berkshire

"the most fairy-like little nook on the whole river". - Jerome K. Jerome..

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Stainforth, North Yorkshire

A small picturesque village in the Yorkshire Dales, near to the wonderful market town of Settle (famous for its scenic railway)...

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Standlake, Oxfordshire

The village of Standlake is situated 5 miles south of the market town of Witney, and 10 miles to the south-west of Oxford. The village is situated along the river Windrush which.....

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Stanton Harcourt, Oxfordshire

Oxfordshire village lying between the River Thames and the River Windrush...

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Stoke Bruerne, Northamptonshire

Lying just south of Northampton this beautiful canal village offers a wealth of interest to any boating enthusiast or any country lover...

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Sturminster Marshall, Dorset

Sturminster Marshall is famous for its beautiful White Corn Mill and for the magnificent eight arched bridge spanning the River Stour...

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Sydling St Nicholas, Dorset

This is a particularly scenic village lying deep in a chalk-stream valley between open downs. Every approach to it is beautiful, whether crossing the hills from Cerne Abbas or Maiden Newton, or coming up the waters of the River Cerne between meadows flooded with spring lambs and ponies...

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Teffont Evias, Wiltshire

Edric Holmes described the village as "most delightfully situated", and Maurice Hewlett included Teffont in his list of the half dozen most beautiful villages in England...

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Thornton-le-Dale, North Yorkshire

Thornton-le-Dale is a lovely village lying at the foot of the North Yorkshire Moors...

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Turville, Buckinghamshire

This village is noted for its numerous appearances in memorable televisions shows such as The Vicar of Dibley and Midsomer Murders. Turville is the quintessential English.....

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Tyneham, Dorset

Known as the Ghost village of Dorset, the village of Tyneham was requisitioned by the War Office during 1943, with all 225 residents having to leave their homes. The army never.....

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