England Tourist Information & Visitor Guide

recommended places to visit and explore throughout England


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capital of the United Kingdom, largest city in Europe with many iconic landmarks, world-class museums, theatre, shopping and dining

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national park with dramatic mountain landscapes, peaceful lakes and market towns, home to Beatrix Potter and William Wordsworth

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historic university city, known as the "City of Dreaming Spires", with a multitude of historic buildings and several famous museums

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area of rolling hills and picturesque villages, with great country pubs, not far from London

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walled medieval city, famous for its Minster, railway museum and narrow, cobbled streets, with a wide choice of hotels, shops and restaurants

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South West English county with beautiful countryside, great beaches and dramatic moorland, great for family holidays

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beautiful Georgian spa town with elegant terraces and ancient Roman baths

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popular year-round south coast seaside resort within easy reach of London

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English national park combining high moors and wooded valleys, picturesque villages and stunning sea views

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stylish Victorian spa town with beautiful public gardens, speciality shops and wide choice of bars and restaurants

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former royal hunting ground, beautiful area of heathland and mature forest, famous for its ponies

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EnglishNational Park with open landscapes, country pubs and walking trails, home to Chatsworth House and the spa town of Buxton

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England's westernmost county with a dramatic coastline, famous beaches, picturesque harbours and world-class gardens

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English south coast county, famous for the World Heritage Jurassic Coast, popular seaside resorts and picturesque countryside

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known as the "garden of England" with extensive fruit and vegetable farms, as well as popular seaside resorts and the historic city of Canterbury

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East Anglian coastal county, with the historic city of Norwich as well as extensive open country, wetlands and waterways

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English National Park with distinctive limestone moors, green valleys and dry-stone walls, home to the literary vet, James Herriot

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historic maritime centre with a busy harbour, cobbled streets and several museums, overlooked by 13th century abbey ruins

 
 
 

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