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Picturesque Villages in England

Exploring the best Picturesque Villages to visit in England, with Pictures and history, historical facts, articles and more.

Grassington, North Yorkshire

This is Upper Wharfdale's principle village. It is a place of quiet charm with a lovely old bridge spanning the River Wharfe and cobbled lanes with pretty stone cottages descending towards the attractive village square...

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Great Barrington, Gloucestershire

Great Barrington occupies a lovely position in the magnificent valley of the River Windrush. It is a quiet, tranquil spot, sprinkled with picturesque Cotswold cottages...

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Great Haseley, Oxfordshire

Great Haseley is a picturesque village in South Oxfordshire, about 4.5 miles from the market town of Thame. It has many listed buildings and thatched stone cottages. The name is.....

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Great Missenden, Buckinghamshire

Lying in a favoured position within the sweep of the glorious Chilterns, Great Missenden is an attractive village of charm and character, and was the home to Roald Dahl who wrote many of his best loved stories there...

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Great Tew, Oxfordshire

Mellow Oxfordshire village with cottages built by Lord Falkland in the 17th-century...

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Gunnerside, North Yorkshire

This is an attractive village lying at the heart of a landscape made famous in the TV series "All Creatures Great and Small"...

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Hambleden, Buckinghamshire

Hambleden is an attractive village set in the valley of the Chilterns, close to the River Thames. It has a "Picture-Postcard" image with pretty flint and stone cottages spread out around the church...

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Hampton Gay, Oxfordshire

Once a thriving village with a corn mill on the river Cherwell, a farm and over a dozen cottages, Hampton Gay is now much smaller with just a few cottages, a farm, the old church.....

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Hascombe, Surrey

Part of the charm of Hascombe, are the several delightful gardens in the area, designed by Gertrude Jekyll (1843-1932) celebrated landscape designer of the 19th and 20th-century...

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Hathersage, Derbyshire

The town now takes advantage of its superb position, operating mostly as an attractive place for tourists...

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Hawkesbury Upton, Gloucestershire

A picturesque village in South Gloucestershire, along the Cotswold Way. The Somerset Monument on the Cotswold Edge nearby, was designed by Lewis Vulliamy, and was constructed in.....

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Hawkshead, Cumbria

A pretty village in the Lake District..

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Haworth, West Yorkshire

Haworth is famous the world over for its connections with the Bronte sisters, the famous novelists...

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Heacham, Norfolk

At the heart of Norfolk's Lavender growing industry lies the pretty seaside village of Heacham...

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Holford, Somerset

Holford lies in a peaceful wooded valley at the foot of the lovely Quantock Hills crowning the landscape where the county of Somerset sweeps towards the coast...

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