England's Historic Cities

england historic cities

Many of England's cities have their roots in Roman times, and have been developing ever since. Their winding streets and magnificent cathedrals are often a legacy of medievaltimes, while the Victorians and the industrial revolution all left their mark. More recent years have seen the development of new museums and cultural centres as well as therestoration of many older buildings.


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Chester

Cheshire

Portsmouth

Hampshire

historic naval centre with great museums
historic dockyard - Mary Rose museum - HMS Victory - HMS Warrior - Gunwharf Quays shopping - Spinnaker Tower - Charles Dickens museum - D-Day Museum - Portchester Castle

Salisbury

Wiltshire

Southampton

Hampshire

historic maritime city
busy docks - cruise terminal - medieval city walls - shopping - maritime museum - departure point for the Mayflower and Titanic

Winchester

Hampshire

former home of the Anglo-Saxon kings
William the Conqueror's Great Hall - King Arthur's round table - Winchester Cathedral - Westgate Museum

Plymouth

Devon

Shrewsbury

Shropshire

Whitby

Yorkshire

historic maritime centre
overlooked by 13th century abbey ruins - unspoilt character - cobbled streets - busy harbour - several museums - heritage lifeboat - Captain Cook - Dracula
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