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Halifax, West Yorkshire

Halifax is an industrial city close to the famous Pennines and the route of the Pennine Way in what is known as Yorkshire's "Bronte" country...(more)
96 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)
146 pictures

Settle, North Yorkshire   (Historic Market Town)

A wonderful market town in the Yorkshire Dales. Settle is the starting point for the famous Settle to Carlisle Railway; one of Britain's most spectacular and scenic railways which.....(more)
33 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)
63 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)
19 pictures

Westminster, Greater London

Of all the jewels in the City of Westminster, none shines more brightly than Westminster Abbey, stunning setting for the coronation of almost every English monarch since William the Conqueror was crowned there in 1066...(more)
131 pictures

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)
228 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

Oare, Somerset   (Picturesque Village)

Thus, it was unsurprising to learn that this was the setting for R.D.Blackmore's famous novel, Lorna Doone...(more)
4 pictures

Milton Abbas, Dorset   (Picturesque Village)

Milton Abbas is a superb thatched village which has the distinction of being the first planned village of its kind in England...(more)
50 pictures

Faversham, Kent   (Historic Market Town)

There is record of settlements in the area in pre-historic times, it is known that the Romans and the Anglo-Saxons both established villages...(more)
60 pictures

Middlesbrough, North Yorkshire

When today you look at the thriving metropolis of Middlesbrough it seems impossible to believe that less than two hundred years ago it was a tiny fishing village with a minute community, but it was...(more)
59 pictures

Tintagel, Cornwall

Legendry seat of King Arthur, graced with spectacular cliff scenery and the ruins of a castle built for the Earl of Cornwall in 1145, and of a Celtic Monastery. King Arthur's.....(more)
191 pictures

Portloe, Cornwall   (Picturesque Village)

"One of the least spoiled and most impressive of Cornish fishing villages" - Sir John Betjeman (famous poet 1906-1984)..(more)
5 pictures