• Gold Hill in Shaftesbury, Dorset. Famous cobbled street that is often described as "one of the most romantic sights in England".

  • Crovie in Aberdeenshire, Scotland. Small picturesque villiage on the beautiful North Aberdeenshire coastline.

  • Conwy Castle in Conwy, Wales. Built by Edward I, during his conquest of Wales, between 1283 and 1289.

  • Canterbury Cathedral in Canterbury, Kent. Part of a World Heritage Site it was rebuilt between 1070 and 1077

Travel Guide

Greenwich

Lying in the southeast of London, Greenwich provides a wonderful diversity of attractions to wile away your time on a sunny afternoon. Increasingly, more and more locals and tourists make their way here to pick up a bargain at the markets. However, the real attraction lies along the river with the Baroque, former Royal Naval College and adjacent famous tea clipper, the Cutty Sark...

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Anstruther

Situated in the east corner of Fife between Crail and Pittenweem, Anstruther, known locally as Ainster, is a picturesque port. Anstruther's harbour once thrived on the herring trade but nowadays its berths are mostly occupied by pleasure vessels. The village is a beguiling place to explore with its cobbled streets, narrow wynds, white washed cottages, crow stepped gables and red pantiled roofs...

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Barmouth

Its gorgeous blue flag beach is a populated with families and bathers but the vast expanse of sand ensures that you are never cramped for space. While kids spend their time hunting for crabs, Barmouth is also a popular sailing spot. The annual Three Peaks Race takes off from Barmouth in late June every year. This highly competitive competition is an amateur event which...

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Kirriemuir

Kirriemuir is best known as the birthplace of "Peter Pan", a heritage proudly commemorated with the Peter Pan fountain in the centre of Kirriemuir. It was here that J.M. Barrie, the son of a weaver grew up in a simple cottage. From as young as 7, Barrie used the washroom opposite the Kirriemuir house to put on plays and charged his friends coins and marbles for the privilege of watching them...

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Famous Quotes

"Little Things Increase Through Harmony"
motto on Old Aberdeen coat of arms about Old Aberdeen

"Surfer's Paradise - that's what they call Newquay. ... "No matter what your level of expertise," added Sam, "there's a beach in Newquay with waves to suit. ..." "
Anna Charles, Ripples on the Water about Newquay

"A mile eastward of Gardenstown is the little fishing village of Crovie, worth a morning's ramble if only for the sake of the scenery which still maintains its character and savage grandeur."
Reverend John Pratt about Crovie

"It is the fashion to run down George IV, but what myriads of Londoners ought to thank him for, inventing Brighton."
William Thackeray about Brighton

Map of England



map of England

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