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You’ll hopefully receive a welcome email in the next 10-15 minutes and then the regular posts on great places in England (and a few in Scotland and Wales – we sometimes cheat) – but in the meantime here are some great posts to whet your appetite…

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The Best 20 Castles To Visit In England

The Finest English Castles (Updated October 2023): English castles are some of the most popular tourist destinations in England. These castles, like their counterparts in Wales, are great monuments to England’s long history. Visitors flock there in droves, no doubt…

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The Cities Of Northern England

Our profile of the cities of Northern England including Manchester, York & Liverpool and the other English cities in the North. We’ve done posts on many of them and have included the links if you want to know more about…

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The Yorkshire Dales | The Best Places To Visit

The Yorkshire Dales have long been a favourite area for walkers and day trippers from Yorkshire towns and cities such as Leeds, Manchester and Sheffield. A ‘Dale’ is the local word for a valley; the ‘Dales’ are therefore a series…

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English Villages | What Makes The Perfect Village In England (With Examples)

So what exactly makes for the perfect English village? We had a go at answering that question with our list of the vital elements of a perfectly quintessential English village. We’ve split them up into essential criteria – the things…

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20 Gorgeous English Thatched Cottages

English thatched cottages are popular as homes, and with visitors from overseas as quintessentially English. We’ve compiled a list of some of the best examples – but let’s first see what a ‘thatched cottage’ actually is… What Is A Thatched…

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Visit Yorkshire, England: York, The Dales & More

Visit Yorkshire in the north of England, one of the most popular tourist regions in England. There are tons of things to do and places to see. It’s many attractions include fishing villages, historic cathedrals. and breathtaking countryside. Here, then, are some…

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British Insults, Slang & Phrases: The Ultimate Guide

Here’s our guide to the choicest British slang, insults and phrases: The British language has many nuances, something Shakespeare made use of back in the day. Today, there may not be as many poets and playwrights playing around with language…

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London Tourist Attractions: The 20 Things You Must Do in London

London is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world. A trip to this capital city will not be complete if you don’t visit the London tourist attractions listed below. London Tourist Attractions 1. Buckingham Palace Buckingham Palace…

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London For The Mobility Impaired: The 10 Most Accessible Places to Visit

London, if you are disabled or mobility impaired, could seem like a challenge to visit. But with a bit of planning, you can experience most things in this great city. In comparison with other major European cities, London is ranked…

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London Travel Tips: Top 10 Hacks For Travellers to London

So, you’re finally going to London! Need some London travel tips? Right now, you might be a bit overwhelmed with all the preparations but fret not this guide will give you a couple of tips that may come in handy…