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Exploring England

If you are looking to explore and learn about the country of England, you have certainly come to the right place, for our pages are packed full of wonderful photos, fascinating facts, and incredible history of this beautiful and inspirational country. Start by exploring the menu below, where you can discover the counties, towns and attractions, or visit our basic facts page for a better understanding of the geography of England and where we are on the map. Any questions please use our forums. New pictures and information are added daily, so don't forget to come back often to see what's new.

The Counties of England


Counties of England

Counties are divisions used for cultural, geographical, and administrative purposes and many have been in existence since the middle ages. They are a great place to start your exploration of England from, as each county has its own unique towns, villages, and attractions to explore.

Cities, Towns, and Villages in England


Picturesque Villages

England is well known for it's Picturesque little villages, often referred to as 'Chocolate box' or 'Idyllic', and you'll soon see why once you start exploring these wonderful places that can be found throughout England.


Historic Market Towns

A Market Town is a town which had 'Market Rights' and they were mostly formed back when most of the population made living through agriculture and produce. Many of these towns date back to the Medieval period, and still retain many of the features from back then, such as cobbled streets, ancient market squares, and many fascinating buildings such as coaching inns, and timber-framed shops.


Historic Cities

England has many beautiful cities to explore, with historic attractions throughout each, including the famous city of London - home to the British Royal Family and home of many world-famous attractions such as Buckingham Palace, St Pauls Cathedral, the Tower of London and many more. Explore England's great cities such as historic York, the roman city of Bath, and home of the Beatles - Liverpool.

 

Attractions in England


Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty

Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB's) are special designated areas that have been recognised for their natural beauty and importance and were therefore formed to conserve and enhance these significant and beautiful landscapes.


Castles in England

There are over 200 castles in England, from partial remains of ancient motte and bailey castles such as Castle Acre in Norfolk, to the spleandor of complete examples such as Windsor Castle - The oldest and largest inhabited castle anywhere in the world.


Cathedrals in England

Cathedrals in England


National Parks

National Parks


National Trust Attractions

National Trust Attractions


Stately Homes in England

Stately Homes in England

 

Picture Tours (Main)


English Churches

English Churches


English Countryside

English Countryside


English Coastal Scenes

English Coastal Scenes


English Autumn

English Autumn


River Scenes

River Scenes


Street Scenes

Street Scenes


Wildlife in England

Wildlife in England

Maps and Regions


Regions of England (Clickable regions/counties map)


England's National Parks (Clickable map)

National Parks are large areas of land that are protected for their unique landscape, heritage, and wildlife. There are 15 National Parks in Britain (England, Scotland, Wales) with 10 of them being in England, and each one offering its own blend of breathtaking beauty, history, and important flora and fauna.