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Mousehole, Cornwall   (Picturesque Village)

This delightful coastal village, with its wealth of history, lovely old harbour and beautiful headland walks, makes an interesting base for exploring the superb scenery of Mount's Bay and Land's End...(more)
48 pictures

Shillingstone, Dorset

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442 pictures

Birmingham, West Midlands   (Historic City)

Birmingham, Britain's second city, known as the city of a thousand trades, has long been recognised as one of the World's most important manufacturing and commercial centres...(more)
229 pictures

Dorchester, Dorset   (Historic Market Town)

Dorchester is the county town of Dorset and is the heart of Thomas Hardy's Wessex. On the outskirts of the town you will find Hardy’s birthplace and family home in Higher.....(more)
86 pictures

Appledore, Devon   (Picturesque Village)

Appledore is as enchanting as its name. It is a pretty place that shows a host of colourful fishermens cottages in the narrow streets beyond the quay..(more)
49 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)
31 pictures

Blandford Forum, Dorset   (Historic Market Town)

Utterly delightful, a town of matchless elegance, of quintessentially English beauty, are but a few of the attributes to the fine Market town on the River Stour...(more)
101 pictures

Leeds, West Yorkshire

In the middle ages Leeds was a wool centre and it flourished. The sheep on the Yorkshire moors providing the wool for the cottage craft industry of spinning and weaving. The.....(more)
259 pictures

Port Isaac, Cornwall   (Picturesque Village)

Port Isaac offers visitors many rich experiences from strolls around its ancient streets and narrow alleys criss-crossing the hillside, to simply standing on the top of a cliff watching the foaming waves of the changing tide...(more)
113 pictures

Bristol, Somerset   (Historic City)

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

Bewdley, Worcestershire   (Historic Market Town)

The graceful arches of the bridge designed by Thomas Telford (1757-1854) are a dominant feature of this lovely old town which nestles on the banks of the River Severn...(more)
181 pictures

Brixham, Devon

The long history of Brixham first began in pre-historic caves, finds suggest that Human beings sheltered here during the Ice Age..(more)
271 pictures

Goathland, North Yorkshire   (Picturesque Village)

Sheep graze on the course grasses that surround the greystone houses of this straggling moorland village..(more)
297 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)
396 pictures

Alderley Edge, Cheshire   (Picturesque Village)

Alderley Edge is a popular tourist spot in the county of Cheshire, consisting of a prominent 'edge' or sandstone ridge which is popular with walkers and offers stunning views. You.....(more)
16 pictures

Brighton, East Sussex

Once a fishing village, Brighton was firmly put on the map in the 18th century by the young Prince of Wales, later to become George IV...(more)
340 pictures

Wimborne Minster, Dorset   (Historic Market Town)

Wimborne Minster is a magnificent Georgian town in the valley of the delightful River Stour...(more)
82 pictures

Portsmouth, Hampshire

When Henry V issued the order that effectively founded the British Navy in 1415, little could he have envisaged how the sterling deeds of centuries would add lustre to the little.....(more)
318 pictures

Flamborough, East Riding of Yorkshire

Sea, sand and solitude, or rather sea, rocks and solitude can be found in the grandeur of this picture postcard stretch of chalky cliffs where a retreating sea reveals picturesque little coves and sea caves...(more)
123 pictures

Hereford, Herefordshire

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)
82 pictures