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  • 04 June 2018
    “rickyskinner: Gonville and Caius college, Cambridge, England. Beautiful old building”

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  • 31 May 2018
    “enchantedengland: Now here is an excellent view! How did someone get up there? Did they climb? Di...”

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  • 02 April 2018
    “showstudio: The Earth’s Treasury, Natural History Museum in London. Location of Cottweiler’s ...”

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  • England

    Regions of England


    England is divided into 9 areas or regions click on the link below to take you to the region of your choice.

    To assist navigation popular areas are also included here.


    Articles


      27 July 2017

    What’s the state of hedgerows across the country today? Sadly, the length and condition of hedgerows continues to decline. In the 2007 Countryside Survey only 48% of hedgerows were in a good struct...
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    To a Poet a Thousand Years Hence   31 August 2016

    I who am dead a thousand years And wrote this sweet archaic song, Send you my words for messengers The way I shall not pass along. I care not if you bridge the seas, Or ride secure the cruel ...
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    G.K. Chesterton   27 August 2016

    Stiff strange and quaintly coloured As the broidery of Bayeux The England of that dawn remains, And this of Alfred and the Danes Seems like the tales a whole tribe feigns Too English to be true. ...
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    This England   23 August 2016

    Listening to an audiobook when the narrator quoted this: although heard it before still sounds great. Excerpt from John of Gaunts speech, from the play Richard II by Shakespeare. This royal throne o...
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    Activities in England


    Abbeys

    Kirkstall Abbey - Cistercian Abbey

    Tewkesbury Abbey - Benedictine Abbey of Tewkesbury

    Newstead Abbey - Newstead Abbey

    Bolton Abbey - magical Landscape


    American Britain

    Pennsylvania - William Penn

    Puritans - Putitans and American Presidents


    Arboretum

    Batsford - A Tree garden for all seasons


    Art Gallery

    Platform Gallery - Art Gallery and information centre

    Nature in Art - Nature in Art Gallery and Museum

    National Gallery - The National Gallery

    Tate Britain - National Collection of British Art


    Art Gallery and Park

    Compton Veney - Where Art meets Nature


    Arts Centre

    Firstsite - Contemporary Visual Arts Centre


    British History

    Anglo Saxons - The Anglo Saxons


    Canals

    Canals - Britains Canal Network

    Anderton Boat lift - Anderton Boat Lift


    Castle and Gardens

    Sissinghurst - Sissinghurst Castle and Gardens

    Sudely Castle - Castle House and Gardens

    Kenilworth - Kenilworth Castle

    Raby Castle - One of Englands Finest Medieval castle

    Sherbourne Castle - Built by Sir Walter Raleigh in 1594

    Ripley Castle and Village - Historic Ripley castle


    Castles

    Goodrich Castle - Marcher Stronghold

    Stokesay Castle - Castle Fortified Manor House

    Lancaster Castle - Dukes Witches and Prison

    Clitheroe castle - Norman keep and Museum


    Cathedrals

    Winchester Cathedral - Magnificent Norman Cathedral

    Worcester Cathedral - Gothic Splendor

    Ripon Cathedral - Cathedral of the Dales

    Lincoln Cathedral - Lincoln cathedral

    Wells Cathedral - Wells Cathedral


    Family Fun

    Monkey Forest - Monkey Forest

    Forbidden Corner - Strangest Place in the World

    Perrygrove - Treehouses Trains and Treasure

    Slimbridge - Slimbridge Wetland Centre

    Adventure Wonderland - All weather funpark


    Farm Parks

    Park Hall - Countryside Experience


    Gardens

    Painswick Rococo Garden - Painswick Rococo Garden

    Compton Acres - Stunning Themed Gardens


    Golf Clubs

    Broadway Golf Club - Golf in the Cotswolds


    Guildhall

    Merchant Adventurers Hall - Medieval Guild hall


    House and Gardens

    Arley - Arley Hall and Gardens

    kiplin Hall - Kiplin Hall 400 years of History

    Brantwood - John Ruskins Home 1872 - 1900

    Bourton House - Bourton House Garden

    Westonbirt - Westonbirt House and Gardens

    Woodchester Mansion - Woodchester Gothic Mansion


    Lavender Farm

    Cotswold Lavender - English Lavender Growers


    Manor House

    Kelmscott Manor - Manor House


    Military HIstory

    Hack Green Secret Nuclear Bunker - Hack Green Secret Nuclear Bunker


    Museums

    Chesire Military Museum - The Military Museum

    Yorkshire Museum - The Museum of Yorkshire

    Jorvik Vikiing Centre - Jorvik Viking Centre

    Bowes Museum - Museum of Fine Art

    Fitzwilliam Museum - The Fitzwilliam Museum

    Ashmolean Museum Broadway - Museum and Cotswolds Cultural Centre

    National Civil War Centre - English Civil war Museum and Centre

    Dickens Museum - Charles Dickens Museum

    Museum of Science and Industry - Museum of Science and Industry

    Commercial Vehicle Museum - The British Commercial Vehicle Museum

    Dr Jenners House - Home of a Country Doctor

    Dove Cottage - Dove cottage and Wordsworth Museum

    Corinium - Corinium Museum

    Fleet Air Arm Museum - Fleet Air Arm Aviation Museum

    Captain Cook Museum - Award winning museum

    Gold Hill Museum - Gold Hill Museum

    National Railway Museum - York National Railway Museum

    National waterways Museum - National waterways Museum Ellesmere Port

    British Museum - The British Museum


    Nature Reserve

    Wicken Fen - Wicken Fen


    Park and Gardens

    Cotswolds Wildlife - Wildlife park and Garden

    Trentham Estate - Trentham Estate and Gardens


    Railway

    Severn Valley Railway - Heritage Railway Visitor Centre

    Wensleydalerailway - Rail Gateway to the Yorkshire dales


    Theater

    Royal Shakespeare Company - RSC


    Theme Parks

    Alton Towers - Uk's Number 1 Theme Park


    Towers

    Broadway Tower - Broadway Tower


    Trail

    Waterfall Trail - Ingleton Waterfall Trail


    Visitor Attraction

    Mother Shiptons - Britains Oldest Visitor Attraction and Park


    Waterfall

    High Force - Discover the Force of Nature


    Wildlife Park

    New Forest Wildlife park - Wildlife park and Rescue Centre


    World War 2 History

    Bletchley Park - Home of British Codebreaking



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