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Hawes, North Yorkshire   (Historic Market Town)

This is a thriving, friendly market town at the heart of Wensleydale, it shows beautiful old stone properties, quaint shops, galleries, craft workshops and cafe's arranged around winding cobbled streets...(more)
108 pictures

Eastbourne, East Sussex   (Seaside Town)

Eastbourne, is a genteel town, that owes it's distictiveness to the 7th Duke of Devonshire...(more)
354 pictures

Saffron Walden, Essex   (Historic Market Town)

The outstanding feature of Saffron Walden is its rich variety of properties tangled around its web of ancient streets...(more)
198 pictures

Lincoln, Lincolnshire   (Historic City)

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.....(more)
653 pictures

Battle, East Sussex

Battle is a unique town in the county of Sussex built on the very site where William the Conqueror defeated king Harold of England and his Saxon army in 'The Battle of Hastings' in 1066...(more)
69 pictures

Gloucester, Gloucestershire   (Historic City)

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

Lewes, East Sussex   (Historic Market Town)

Lewes is the boyhood home of the famous diarist, John Evelyn (1620 - 1706) He lived at Southover Grange, an Elizabethan house, which is close to the castle...(more)
113 pictures

Malmesbury, Wiltshire   (Historic Market Town)

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..(more)
97 pictures

Lavenham, Suffolk   (Picturesque Village)

Considered to be Britain's best preserved medieval village, Lavenham, with its wonderful clusters of fine Tudor houses offering the visitor a glimpse of just how a prosperous wool.....(more)
151 pictures

Kensington, Greater London

The attractive Royal borough of Kensington has many special places. Most prominent is Kensington Palace, birthplace of Queen Victoria...(more)
91 pictures

Amesbury, Wiltshire

Amesbury is a town near to stonehenge and is one of Wiltshire's most attractive little towns...(more)
81 pictures

Minster Lovell, Oxfordshire   (Picturesque Village)

Minster Lovell, in its beautiful dream-like setting against the gently rising Cotswold landscape, has a history stretching back to Saxon times...(more)
24 pictures

Birling Gap, East Sussex

The Birling Gap is a coastal hamlet on the South Downs in East Sussex, situated on the more)
52 pictures

Horsham, West Sussex

A feature of the town is St.Mark's Church in North Street, this was built in 1839 but was considerably altered during restoration work of around 1869...(more)
53 pictures

Colchester, Essex   (Historic Market Town)

Interestingly, this is England's oldest-recorded town. It has stood on the banks of the River Colne amid fine Essex countryside throughout some of history's most tempestuous times...(more)
167 pictures

Rochester, Kent

This is a spacious town that has much to offer the visitor. It is a lively place where picturesque past and present sit comfortably side by side...(more)
293 pictures

Beverley, East Riding of Yorkshire   (Historic Market Town)

This is a town best known for its impressive Minster church which is without doubt one of the most splendid in Europe. It is mostly Early English in style and was begun in 1220......(more)
156 pictures

Marazion, Cornwall   (Seaside Town)

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

Thame, Oxfordshire   (Historic Market Town)

Thame is an ancient market town whose charter was granted by Wulfhere, King of Mercia. It was later mentioned in the Doomsday Book of 1087 and has a parish church built during.....(more)
35 pictures

Carlisle, Cumbria

For over 1700 years this town occupied an important position on the Scottish-English border, few town's have experienced such turbulent times, but strangely Carlisle has little.....(more)
33 pictures