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Gainsborough, Lincolnshire

The lovely market town of Gainsborough flourishes along a sweep of the River Trent which opens up pleasant riverside walks revealing much of the areas flora and fauna as well as interesting pieces of modern sculpture...(more)
172 pictures

Hexham, Northumberland   (Historic Market Town)

Historic market town where for centuries the sheep and cattle farmers of Northumberland gathered for the Tuesday market beside Hexham Abbey...(more)
35 pictures

Goathland, North Yorkshire   (Picturesque Village)

Sheep graze on the course grasses that surround the greystone houses of this straggling moorland village..(more)
319 pictures

Oswaldtwistle, Lancashire

This is a large, typical Lancashire village lying close to the urban sprawl of Blackburn and Accrington...(more)
30 pictures

Bristol, Somerset   (Historic City)

Bristol Zoo is not this great city's only claim to fame..(more)
311 pictures

Hereford, Herefordshire   (Historic City)

Hereford is a town in the west of England bordering wales. It has a beautiful cathedral which was established in the 7th century and a medieval bridge over the River Wye. Famous.....(more)
87 pictures

Bamburgh, Northumberland   (Picturesque Village)

Bamburgh, is known as the ancient capital of the Northumbrian coast and it is home to probably the finest Castle in England...(more)
102 pictures

Beccles, Suffolk   (Historic Market Town)

A town of picturesque buildings, with many relaxing places in which to quietly roam...(more)
64 pictures

Grasmere, Cumbria   (Picturesque Village)

This tiny stone village is beautifully set between the tranquil waters of Grasmere Lake and the jagged heights of Helm Crag and Nab Scar..(more)
401 pictures

Truro, Cornwall   (Historic Market Town)

Truro, today is Cornwall's unofficial capital and adminstrative centre but in the Middle Ages Truro was one of the towns which controlled Cornwall's flourishing tin mining industry...(more)
41 pictures

Devizes, Wiltshire   (Historic Market Town)

Devizes is a small market town situate on the edge of the great expanse of Salisbury Plain...(more)
79 pictures

Bowness on Windermere, Cumbria

This is the principal resort on Lake Windermere, it is a town crammed with quaint narrow streets jammed full of summer tourists which sprawls along the shores of the lake somewhere between Waterhead and Lakeside...(more)
206 pictures

Burton Bradstock, Dorset   (Picturesque Village)

This in one of the most enchanting villages to be found along the sweeping Dorset coast. It has gorgeous little lanes where there are eye catching thatched cottages with walls.....(more)
56 pictures

Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

Cheltenham, the very mention of this grand old town conjurs up not only images of gracious georgian houses but also of superb thoroughbred horses thundering round the town's.....(more)
151 pictures

Maidstone, Kent

Interestingly, there was a time when the most important factor about Maidstone was its 5 watermills....(more)
211 pictures

Beeston, Nottinghamshire

Beeston is mostly remarkable for being the place where the Ist Lord Trent started work in his mother's herbal shop at the age of 14...(more)
270 pictures

Winsford, Somerset   (Picturesque Village)

One of the prettiest and most unspoilt of villages, steeped in history and mentioned in the Domesday book..(more)
3 pictures

Hay-on-Wye, Powys

Hay-on-Wye, as its name implies is picturesquely situated on the River Wye at a point where Herefordshire meets with the border of Wales..(more)
65 pictures

Edensor, Derbyshire   (Picturesque Village)

It was the 6th Duke of Devonshire who looked out of his window one day from Chatsworth House, and realised that the magnificent view of the park in front of him was blocked by a.....(more)
20 pictures