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Loweswater with Carling Knott fell and Burnbank Fell, CUMBRIA

Loweswater

in the county of Cumbria

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Bolsover

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Mablethorpe, Lincolnshire

So settled is this coastal town that it is difficult to imagine that the Middle Ages saw the first parish of Mablethorpe swallowed up by the sea...

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Macclesfield, Cheshire

A small Market town in Cheshire..

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Madresfield, Worcestershire

The village is mostly tree lined with a haphazard collection of handsome houses and old, period cottages...

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Madron, Cornwall

The beautiful church dedicated to St.Maddern is the focal point of the village. Interestingly, it was once the village church for Penzance, and its name from the saint for whom.....

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Maiden Bradley, Wiltshire

The Wiltshire Downs, especially around Maiden Bradley village, are wonderful. The landscape our village nestles in is various and memorable. The place is saturated with history.....

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Maidstone, Kent

Interestingly, there was a time when the most important factor about Maidstone was its 5 watermills....

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Maldon, Essex

A fine old town, beautifully set on a ridge above the Blackwater, with views across Northey Island and Osea Island...

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Malham, North Yorkshire

High on the moors and dales of Yorshire, lies the wild and desolate place of Malham....

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Malmesbury, Wiltshire

The town stakes its claim to be the oldest borough in England on the fact that it was granted a charter in the year 924 by King Edward..

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Malpas, Cheshire

This is an attractive small rural town on the course of the old Roman road from Whitchurch to Chester. It spreads itself down a hillside from the medieval Church dedicated to.....

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Maltby, South Yorkshire

The town was mentioned in the Doomsday Book, and several historic properties can be found in the region from shortly after this time, of these, of particular note are the handsome ruins of Roche Abbey, a Cistercian foundation of 1147...

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Malton, North Yorkshire

Any fan of the 'sport of kings' will have heard of Malton...

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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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Manningtree, Essex

The town shows fine examples of weavers cottages and walks through the town reveal fine Georgian facades behind which are Tudor and Elizabethan houses...

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Mansfield, Nottinghamshire

During the war, both Mansfield and the surrounding region provided sanctuary for Midlander's fleeing the destruction of Hitler's bombs...

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Mapperley, Derbyshire

Mapperly is set in spacious countryside to the north of Derby, lying close to the market town of Ilkeston...

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Marazion, Cornwall

The picturesque village of Marazion with its quaint cottages, shops and pubs, is in a sublime position on the west Cornwall peninsula..

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March, Cambridgeshire

A curiosity of the town is the tradition of the March, March march. This is when a group of Cambridge students gather in the town to walk back to Cambridge stopping at all convenient inns to quench their thirst!..

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Mareham le Fen, Lincolnshire

This pleasant Fen village was mentioned in the Doomsday Book, but it's history is known to stretch far beyond 1086...

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Margate, Kent

Traditional seaside resort which is famous for the invention of the covered bathing machine...

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