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From 16 sparkling lakes and England's highest mountains, to sheltered valleys, heather moorlands and salty seascapes, Cumbria and the Lake District have inspired and captivated generations..
Liverpool - discover a city of culture Learn everything about Liverpool from its historic landmarks like Albert Dock and the Walker Art Gallery to its cultural highlights like Tate..
Manchester is a unique city, described as original, edgy and happening the city in the north of England is a mix of the old and the new. It was once a hub of industrialisation and was at..
A cool, contemporary metropolisManchester, in England's North Country, is one of Britain's coolest cities. This once industrial city has reinvented itself as a truly contemporary..
If you are looking for somewhere for your holidays, Lancashire is brimming with places to stay, attractions to visit, good food, and a reputation for good quality produce. From Britain's..
York - a modern Viking city. Learn everything about York from its historic landmarks like York Minster and Clifford's Tower to its unique blend of traditional and modern culture...
West Yorkshire takes in the city of Leeds and the Calder Valley and southern Penine Hills.
Leeds is the second largest city in England and is a busy metropolis with grea nightlife..
England's largest county is an area dominated by beautiful rural landscapes, spread among several distinct regions.
In the west of the county the Pennine hills offer visitors lovely..
South Yorkshire takes in Sheffield, Rotherham, Doncaster and Barnsley. Less than 2 hours from London, South Yorkshire has plenty to offer both in terms of city life and outdoor..
Rich local history, world-class sports, an innovative music scene, fantastic shopping and diverse year-round entertainment are just some of the things that make Leeds such a great place for..
East Riding of Yorkshire also known more simply as East Yorkshire is a picturesque county in England's North Country. It takes in parts of the coast, quaint villages and country areas as..
Memory of Chester
“I lived in Chester for 9 months as an international student. It was great;
the city is not big and you get to know it pretty well after while. I loved
It's a town full of firsts: taller, faster roller coasters, bigger clubs, even the biggest mirror ball in the world plus world-class shows, cosmopolitan restaurants, vibrant nightlife, an..
Britain's first holiday resort, Scarborough has been welcoming visitors for over 360 years. Today it is a delightful bustling seaside town catering for the whole family.
The safe, sandy..
Get a feel of yester-year with a guided tour of the medieval castle including the eerie dungeon and underground sallyport. Check out what everyday life was like in medieval times and find..
Built on a site first fortified in Roman times, the superbly preserved medieval castle is just part of the array of fascinating historic buildings in Lancaster, a city where you will find..
The North York Moors is a very special place. Where else can you find stunning purple heather moorland, a beautiful Heritage Coast and a National Park in such close proximity?
With its quaint cobbled streets and picturesque houses standing on the steep slopes of the River Esk, Whitby is dominated by its cliff top Abbey.
Situated along one of Britain's finest..
Architecture makes this town outstanding - Shibden Hall is a magnificent example of this, but Halifax also has a thriving cultural life.
There are many exciting galleries, including..
Located on the banks of the River Humber, this magnificent waterfront city boasts a relaxing atmosphere along with a vibrant mix of culture, shopping and nightlife.
The city's Museum..
Sheffield's dazzling array of attractions really does mean that there's something for you, right here. Historic buildings; award-winning museums and galleries; an enviable theatre and live..
Staithes means “landing place” and this village was once a thriving fishing port bustling with activity. In the early 1800s, Staithes was one of the largest fishing ports in England...
At the heart of the Lake District and just a mile away from the lake of the same name, the Lakeland town of Windermere offers fantastic views of the surrounding countryside and nearby..
Experience some of Harrogate's spa heritage by spending a couple of hours at the Turkish Baths. The beautifully restored colourful Victorian interior is the perfect place to forget the..
The magnificent cathedral stands majestically in the heart of the city. Step inside to find intricate woodcarvings, medieval architecture and more. At Thorpe Prebend House you'll learn just..
Grasmere is perhaps best known as the home of William Wordsworth, a place he once described as "The most loveliest spot that man hath found". Set alongside Grasmere Lake, Grasmere is..
shoppers from the surrounding area, with a modern shopping centre and a number of black and white buildings.
The unique recently restored Anderton Boat Lift on the northern outskirts of..
One of England\'s last surviving estate villages, Ripley village surrounds Ripley Castle, which has been home to the Ingilby family - who themselves have an extremely colourful history..
Robin Hood's Bay is one of the most charming and popular villages in the North York Moors National Park.
Situated on the beautiful Heritage Coast, the village has always been connected..
Alderley Edge is a picturesque town taking its name from the wooded escarpment towering above the Cheshire plain, with fine views and walks.
A romantic local legend tells of a wizard and..
Bunbury is a pleasant village with many old cottages and narrow winding lanes. The village life in Bunbury, focuses around its pubs, shops and the magnificent 13th-century St Boniface..
Grassington is one of the best-known villages in the Yorkshire Dales National Park, with its pretty cobbled square and beautiful setting above the River Wharfe. In the square, a selection..
Knutsford is said to derive its name from the Danish King Canute who supposedly 'forded' the River Lily in 1016. The name Cunetesford appears in the Domesday Book (1086) and many names of..
The little village of Malham lies at the heart of this dale and is the perfect starting point for exploring some of the most spectacular limestone scenery in the national park. Malham Cove..
Reeth, situated on the lower slopes of Calver Hill, above the confluence of Arkle Beck with the Swale, was once the centre of an important lead mining industry and is still an area of hill..
Discover Rotherham and you'll find a wealth of award-winning attractions, a mix history and heritage and top quality accommodation for a relaxing break. Rolling lowlands, picturesque..
Aintree is an area known around the world as the home of the Grand National. An estimated 600m people tune in every year to watch the world's greatest steeplechase. Even if there isn't a..
Ambleside, one of the jewels of the Lakes, is set in the centre of the Lake District at the head of Lake Windermere. Blessed with beautiful scenery, this bustling market town provides..
The small town of Bollington is located approximately three miles north of Macclesfield, 18 miles south east of Manchester, in North East Cheshire. It nestles in the western most foothills..
Choose Bolton for culture and countryside, history and heritage, accommodation and attractions, entertainment and eating out.With its three covered shopping centres, a thriving traditional..
Congleton is an ancient market charter town. It is also known as 'Bear Town' from an incident during Elizabethan times when bear baiting was a fashionable sport.
Congleton is thought to..
The Forest of Bowland is an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB). This protected landscape is a very special place where its stunning scenery and diverse natural habitats offer a real..
Formby is a National Trust Nature Reserve, home to a thriving red squirrel colony and is one of the few remaining places in England where they have survived. The pinewoods at the reserve..
Kirkby Lonsdale is in the beautiful valley of the River Lune on the fringes of both the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales National Parks. A national winner of 'Britain in Bloom', the town..
The historic town of Kirkby Stephen has many excellent facilities to offer its visitors, including a large range of accommodation, places to eat, fascinating antiques and curio..
Masham is a traditional Yorkshire market town: markets are still held every Wednesday and Saturday where local produce, arts and crafts can be bought. The town is also the home of two of..
Steep winding roads lead to Rosedale in the heart of the North York Moors National Park.
Despite its name, there has never been an abbey here! There was, however, a small Cistercian..
Saltaire World Heritage Site is a must-see for anyone interested in England's industrial heritage. The village built by Sir Titus Salt in 1876 still remains in its original form and..
Beeston is a small village not far from Chester, enjoying a secluded location by the Peckforton Hills. It is most famous for its castle, now protected by English Heritage.
Once the powerhouse of the industrial revolution and textile capital of the world, Bradford has moved on to become a vibrant and cosmopolitan city. The city's industrial heritage is evident..
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