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Villages in Bedfordshire

by Internetp@icloud.com on 05-04-2017 11:32AM in UK Villages

BEDFORDSHIRE, an inland county of England, bounded on the north-east by Huntingdonshire, on the east by Cambridgeshire, on the south-east and south by Hertfordshire, and on the west by Buckinghamshire and Northamptonshire. In form it approaches a long oval; but its outline is very irregular. It is [...]

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Villages in Buckinghamshire

by Internetp@icloud.com on 05-04-2017 10:50AM in UK Villages

"Buckinghamshire, or Bucks, an inland county of England, bounded on the North by Northamptonshire, East by Bedfordshire, Herts, and Middlesex, South by Surrey (for the distance of about 1 mile) and Berks, and West by Oxfordshire; greatest length, N. and S., 50 miles; greatest breadth, E. and W., 24 [...]

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Cornwall Villages

by Internetp@icloud.com on 04-30-2017 11:54AM in UK Villages

Hotel Guide to Cornwall VillagesAltarnun 9 hotelsBodieve 20 hotelsBoscastle 20 hotelsBoswinger 7 hotelsBoyton 22 hotelsBreage 11 hotelsBroadoak 32 hotelsBudock Water 24 hotelsCarlyon Bay 12 hotelsCarnon Downs 7 hotelsCawsand 21 hotelsChacewater 11 hotelsCharlestown 12 hotelsConstantine 13 [...]

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Wiltshire Villages

by Internetp@icloud.com on 04-30-2017 09:29AM in UK Villages

Hotel Guide to Villages in Wiltshire, United KingdomAldbourne 6 hotelsAlvediston 12 hotelsAvebury 8 hotelsBarford St Martin 16 hotelsBeanacre 12 hotelsBiddestone 54 hotelsBishopstone 15 hotelsBlunsdon 72 hotelsBowerchalke 9 hotelsBox 23 hotelsBoyton 7 hotelsBritford 35 hotelsBroad Chalke 13 [...]

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Wiltshire

by Internetp@icloud.com on 04-28-2017 12:21PM in England County Guide

Wiltshire is a county in South West England with an area of 3,485 km2 (1,346 square miles). It is landlocked and borders the counties of Dorset, Somerset, Hampshire, Gloucestershire, Oxfordshire and Berkshire. The county town was originally Wilton, after which the county is named, but Wiltshire [...]

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West Sussex

by Internetp@icloud.com on 04-28-2017 12:11PM in England County Guide

West Sussex is a county in the south of England, bordering East Sussex (with Brighton and Hove) to the east, Hampshire to the west and Surrey to the north, and to the south the English Channel. Chichester in the southwest is the county town and only city in West Sussex, with the largest towns being [...]

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West Midlands

by Internetp@icloud.com on 04-28-2017 12:00PM in England County Guide

The West Midlands is a metropolitan county in western central England with a 2014 estimated population of 2,808,356, making it the second most populous county in England. It came into existence as a metropolitan county in 1974 after the passage of the Local Government Act 1972, formed from parts of [...]

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Humberside

by Internetp@icloud.com on 04-28-2017 10:59AM in England County Guide

Humberside /ˈhʌmbərsaɪd/ was a non-metropolitan and ceremonial county in Northern England from 1 April 1974 until 1 April 1996. It was composed of land from either side of the Humber Estuary, created from portions of East Riding of Yorkshire, West Riding of Yorkshire, and the district of Lindsey [...]

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Northern Island

by Internetp@icloud.com on 04-26-2017 07:09PM in UK Tourist Regions

Northern Ireland is part of the United Kingdom. The country is known for its Norman castles, glacial valleys and mountains, Celtic and Christian monuments, and coastal links golf courses. Capital city Belfast is home to the political murals of the 20th-century ‘Troubles’ conflict, and the [...]

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UK Guide

by Internetp@icloud.com on 04-26-2017 06:26PM in UK Tourist Regions

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain, is a sovereign country and island nation in western Europe. Lying off the north-western coast of the European mainland, the United Kingdom includes the island of Great Britain, the north- [...]

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East Sussex

by Internetp@icloud.com on 04-26-2017 11:18AM in England County Guide

East Sussex is a county in South East England. It is bordered by the counties of Kent to the north and east, Surrey to the north west and West Sussex to the west, and to the south by the English Channel.Featured Places in SussexCitiesBrighton 394 hotelsChichester 60 hotels TownsEastbourne 142 [...]

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Cheshire

by Internetp@icloud.com on 04-26-2017 10:54AM in England County Guide

Cheshire (abbreviated Ches.) is a county in North West England, bordering Merseyside and Greater Manchester to the north, Derbyshire to the east, Staffordshire and Shropshire to the south and Wales to the west (bordering Wrexham and Flintshire). Cheshire's county town is Chester; the largest town is [...]

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Bedfordshire

by Internetp@icloud.com on 04-26-2017 09:48AM in England County Guide

Bedfordshire (abbreviated Beds.) is a county in the East of England. It is a ceremonial county and a historic county, covered by three unitary authorities: Bedford, Central Bedfordshire, and Luton. Bedfordshire is bordered by Cambridgeshire to the east/northeast, Northamptonshire to the north, [...]

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West Yorkshire

by Internetp@icloud.com on 04-20-2017 11:58AM in England County Guide

West Yorkshire is a metropolitan county in England. It is an inland and in relative terms upland county having eastward-draining valleys while taking in moors of the Pennines and has a population of 2.2 million. West Yorkshire came into existence as a metropolitan county in 1974 after the passage of [...]

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South Yorkshire

by Internetp@icloud.com on 04-20-2017 11:55AM in England County Guide

South Yorkshire is a metropolitan county in England. It is the southernmost county in the Yorkshire and the Humber region and had a population of 1.34 million in 2011. It has an area of 1,552 square kilometres (599 sq mi) and consists of four metropolitan boroughs, Barnsley, Doncaster, Rotherham and [...]

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North Yorkshire

by Internetp@icloud.com on 04-20-2017 11:52AM in England County Guide

North Yorkshire is a non-metropolitan county (or shire county) and larger ceremonial county in England. It is located primarily in the region of Yorkshire and the Humber but partly in the region of North East England. Created by the Local Government Act 1972, it covers an area of 8,654 square [...]

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Worcestershire

by Internetp@icloud.com on 04-20-2017 11:49AM in England County Guide

Worcestershire (written abbreviation: Worcs) is a county in the West Midlands of England. Between 1974 and 1998, it was merged with the neighbouring county of Herefordshire as Hereford and Worcester. The cathedral city of Worcester is the largest settlement and county town.Other towns in the county [...]

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Warwickshire

by Internetp@icloud.com on 04-20-2017 11:47AM in England County Guide

Warwickshire is a landlocked county in the West Midlands of England. The county town is Warwick, although the largest town is Nuneaton. The county is famous for being the birthplace of William Shakespeare. Commonly used abbreviations for the county are Warks or Warwicks. The county is divided into [...]

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Staffordshire

by Internetp@icloud.com on 04-20-2017 11:45AM in England County Guide

Staffordshire abbreviated Staffs) is a landlocked county in the West Midlands of England. It adjoins Cheshire to the north west, Derbyshire and Leicestershire to the east, Warwickshire to the south east, West Midlands and Worcestershire to the south, and Shropshire to the west. Stone railway station [...]

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Shropshire

by Internetp@icloud.com on 04-20-2017 11:43AM in England County Guide

Shropshire alternatively Salop;abbreviated, in print only, Shrops; demonym Salopian /səˈloʊpjən/) is a county in the West Midlands of England, bordering Powys and Wrexham in Wales to the west and north-west, Cheshire to the north, Staffordshire to the east, Worcestershire to the south-east and [...]

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Herefordshire

by Internetp@icloud.com on 04-20-2017 11:40AM in England County Guide

Herefordshire is a historic English county in the West Midlands. It is a ceremonial county and a unitary non-metropolitan county and district, also named in legislation as the County of Herefordshire and governed by Herefordshire Council. It borders the English ceremonial counties of Shropshire to [...]

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Surrey

by Internetp@icloud.com on 04-20-2017 11:38AM in England County Guide

Surrey is a county in the south east of England. It shares borders with Kent to the east, East Sussex to the south-east, West Sussex to the south, Hampshire to the west and south-west, and Berkshire to the north-west. The county town is Guildford. Surrey County Council sits extraterritorially at [...]

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Oxfordshire

by Internetp@icloud.com on 04-20-2017 11:36AM in England County Guide

Oxfordshire abbreviated Oxon) is a county in South East England bordering on Warwickshire (to the north/north-west), Northamptonshire (to the north/north-east), Buckinghamshire (to the east), Berkshire (to the south), Wiltshire (to the south-west) and Gloucestershire (to the west). The county has [...]

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Kent

by Internetp@icloud.com on 04-20-2017 11:34AM in England County Guide

Kent is a county in South East England and one of the home counties. It borders Greater London to the north west, Surrey to the west and East Sussex to the south west. The county also shares borders with Essex via the Dartford Crossing and the French department of Pas-de-Calais through the Channel [...]

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Isle of Wight

by Internetp@icloud.com on 04-20-2017 11:31AM in England County Guide

The Isle of Wight is a county and the largest and second-most populous island in England. It is located in the English Channel, about 4 miles (6 km) off the coast of Hampshire, separated by the Solent. The island has resorts that have been holiday destinations since Victorian times, and is known for [...]

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Hampshire

by Internetp@icloud.com on 04-20-2017 11:29AM in England County Guide

Hampshire abbreviated Hants (in the 17th century and even later known as Hantshire), archaically known as the County of Southampton) is a county on the southern coast of England in the United Kingdom. The county town of Hampshire is Winchester, the former capital city of England. Hampshire is the [...]

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Buckinghamshire

by Internetp@icloud.com on 04-20-2017 11:26AM in England County Guide

Buckinghamshire abbreviated Bucks is a county in South East England which borders Greater London to the south east, Berkshire to the south, Oxfordshire to the west, Northamptonshire to the north, Bedfordshire to the north east and Hertfordshire to the east.Buckinghamshire is a home county and towns [...]

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Berkshire

by Internetp@icloud.com on 04-20-2017 11:24AM in England County Guide

Berkshire abbreviated Berks, in the 17th century sometimes spelled "Barkeshire" as it is pronounced) is a county in south east England, west of London. It was recognised as the Royal County of Berkshire because of the presence of Windsor Castle by the Queen in 1957 and letters patent issued in 1974. [...]

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Merseyside

by Internetp@icloud.com on 04-20-2017 11:21AM in England County Guide

Merseyside is a metropolitan county in North West England, with a population of 1.38 million.[1] It encompasses the metropolitan area centred on both banks of the lower reaches of the Mersey Estuary, and comprises five metropolitan boroughs: Knowsley, St. Helens, Sefton, Wirral, and the city of [...]

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Lancashire

by Internetp@icloud.com on 04-20-2017 11:19AM in England County Guide

Lancashire archaically the County Palatine of Lancaster; abbreviated Lancs.) is a non-metropolitan ceremonial county in north west England. The county town is Lancaster although the county's administrative centre is Preston. The county has a population of 1,449,300 and an area of 1,189 square miles [...]

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Greater Manchester

by Internetp@icloud.com on 04-20-2017 11:16AM in England County Guide

Greater Manchester is a metropolitan county in North West England, with a population of 2.8 million. It encompasses one of the largest metropolitan areas in the United Kingdom and comprises ten metropolitan boroughs: Bolton, Bury, Oldham, Rochdale, Stockport, Tameside, Trafford, Wigan, and the [...]

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Cumbria 1

by Internetp@icloud.com on 04-20-2017 11:14AM in England County Guide

Cumbria is a non-metropolitan county in North West England. The county and Cumbria County Council, its local government, came into existence in 1974 after the passage of the Local Government Act 1972. Cumbria's county town is Carlisle, in the north of the county, and the only other major urban area [...]

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Tyne and Wear

by Internetp@icloud.com on 04-20-2017 11:11AM in England County Guide

Tyne and Wear is a metropolitan county in the North East region of England around the mouths of the rivers Tyne and Wear. It came into existence in 1974 after the passage of the Local Government Act 1972. It consists of the five metropolitan boroughs of South Tyneside, North Tyneside, City of [...]

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Northumberland

by Internetp@icloud.com on 04-20-2017 11:09AM in England County Guide

Northumberland (abbreviated Northd) is a county in North East England. The northernmost county of England, it borders Cumbria to the west, County Durham and Tyne and Wear to the south and Scotland to the north. To the east is the North Sea coastline with a 64-mile (103 km) long distance path.The [...]

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County Durham

by Internetp@icloud.com on 04-20-2017 11:07AM in England County Guide

County Durham is a county in North East England. The county town is Durham, a cathedral city. The largest settlement is Darlington, closely followed by Hartlepool and Stockton-on-Tees. It borders Tyne and Wear to the north east, Northumberland to the north, Cumbria to the west and North Yorkshire to [...]

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Suffolk

by Internetp@icloud.com on 04-20-2017 11:04AM in England County Guide

Suffolk is an East Anglian county of historic origin in England. It has borders with Norfolk to the north, Cambridgeshire to the west and Essex to the south. The North Sea lies to the east. The county town is Ipswich; other important towns include Lowestoft, Bury St Edmunds, Newmarket and Felixstowe [...]

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Norfolk

by Internetp@icloud.com on 04-20-2017 11:03AM in England County Guide

Norfolk is a county in East Anglia in England. It borders Lincolnshire to the west and north-west, Cambridgeshire to the west and southwest, and Suffolk to the south. Its northern and eastern boundaries are the North Sea and, to the north-west, The Wash. The county town is Norwich.With an area of 2, [...]

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Hertfordshire

by Internetp@icloud.com on 04-20-2017 11:01AM in England County Guide

Hertfordshire often abbreviated Herts) is a county in southern England, bordered by Bedfordshire to the north, Cambridgeshire to the north-east, Essex to the east, Buckinghamshire to the west and Greater London to the south. For government statistical purposes, it is placed in the East of England [...]

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Cambridgeshire

by Internetp@icloud.com on 04-20-2017 10:59AM in England County Guide

Cambridgeshire, abbreviated Cambs.), is an East Anglian county in England, bordering Lincolnshire to the north, Norfolk to the north-east, Suffolk to the east, Essex and Hertfordshire to the south, and Bedfordshire and Northamptonshire to the west. The city of Cambridge is the county town.Modern [...]

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Essex

by Internetp@icloud.com on 04-20-2017 10:56AM in England County Guide

Essex is a county in England immediately north-east of London. It borders the counties of Suffolk and Cambridgeshire to the north, Hertfordshire to the west, Kent across the estuary of the River Thames to the south and London to the south-west. The county town is Chelmsford, which is the only city [...]

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