England

Map of England

Places to visit in England

Almshouses, Sonning

Sonning, Berkshire

Sonning is a small attractive village on the River Thames, three miles east of Reading and just over an hour's drive from London. It is often featured in the media, due to the number of celebrities who have set up home in the village. There are several expensi...
Tudor Cottage and Tudor Lodge Gift Shop, The Square, Chilham

Chilham, Kent

Chilham in Kent is a small village, set in the beauty of the North Downs and is seven miles south-west of Canterbury. It lies high above the River Stour Valley and is one of the most attractive villages in Kent. The village centre is Chilham Square. Narrow lan...
Palace Farmhouse, Archbishop's Palace, Charing

Charing, Kent

Charing is a small picturesque village in Kent, with many historic buildings. It is situated at the foot of the North Downs and stands on the ancient road, the Pilgrims' Way. The village was once a busy stopping place for pilgrims travelling from Winchester to...
The Red Lion, Lenham

Lenham, Kent

Lenham in Kent, is a village nine miles east of Maidstone, situated close to the main A20 London to Folkestone road. It is at the foot of the North Downs and the Pilgrims Way is on the Downs above the village. It has many historical buildings and was granted t...
St. Nicholas Church, Steventon

Steventon, Hampshire

Steventon is a small village, seven miles south west of Basingstoke, close to junction 7 of the M3 motorway. Jane Austen, the novelist, was born in the rectory in Steventon in 1775, where her father was the rector. She lived in the village for twenty five year...
St. Laurence Church, Bidford-on-Avon

Bidford-on-Avon, Warwickshire

Bidford-on-Avon is a large riverside village on the banks of the River Avon, seven miles downriver from Stratford-upon-Avon and twenty-five miles away from Birmingham. For over one hundred years, residents from Birmingham have chosen Bidford-on-Avon for a day ...
Tenpenny Cottage and St. Peter's Church, Welford-on-Avon

Welford-on-Avon, Warwickshire

Welford-on-Avon is situated on the meandering River Avon, which embraces the village on three sides. A narrow stone bridge named the Binton Bridge, crosses the river to the main street, off which lies the village green, with its tall striped maypole. This is t...
The White Hart Inn, High Street, Winchcombe

Winchcombe, Gloucestershire

Winchcombe is a Cotswold town, situated between Broadway and Cheltenham. It is a timeless place of yellow warm-toned stone cottages, exhibiting typical medieval architecture. The name Winchcombe, means "valley with a bend" and the town still retains streets th...
Waverley Abbey, Farnham

Waverley Abbey, Farnham, Surrey

Waverley Abbey is two miles south-east of Farnham town centre, situated on the flood plain of the River Wey. The ruins are in the care of English Heritage and are open to the public. Waverley Abbey was founded in 1128 by William Giffard, Bishop of Winchester. ...
St. Andrew's Church, from Lower Church Lane, Farnham

Farnham, Surrey

Farnham is a Georgian market town in Surrey, thirty eight miles from London, on the Surrey Hampshire border. A milestone in the Woolmead area of the town states the distance from London. At one time, the stone was a toll bar at the entrance to Farnham. Many vi...
The Lake and Ruined Abbey, Painshill Park, Cobham

Painshill Park, Cobham, Surrey

Painshill Park in Cobham Surrey, only eighteen miles from Central London, is Europe's most important 18th century garden and is a popular day out for all ages. Between 1738 and 1773, the Honourable Charles Hamilton created, over a period of thirty five years, ...
Arlington Row, Bibury

Bibury, Gloucestershire

Bibury is a small village in the Cotswolds, seven miles north east of Cirencester. It consists of two villages - Arlington, west of the River Coln and Bibury, east of the River Coln. The village attracts thousands of visitors each year from all over the world,...
Village Cross, Stanton

Stanton, Gloucestershire

Stanton, in northern Gloucestershire, is a beautiful Cotswold village that does not attract the publicity that Snowshill, Broadway and other Cotswold tourist locations enjoy. It is a quiet totally uncommercialised village, where the views have changed little i...
May tree, The Mill at Elstead, Elstead

Elstead, Surrey

Elstead is a small village between Farnham and Godalming in Surrey, not far from the A3 London to Portsmouth main road. It is surrounded by woods, heathland and River Wey water meadows. Its buildings are situated on the north and south sides of the River Wey. ...
Yew tree, Burford Spur, Box Hill

Box Hill, Surrey

Box Hill is on the North Downs and is easily accessible from the A24 main road, near Dorking in Surrey. Box Hill and West Humble railway station, which provides direct trains from London, is within a short walking distance of the foot of the Hill. Box Hill is ...
The Shottery, High Street, Bray

Bray, Berkshire

Bray is a very pretty historical riverside village, on the banks of the River Thames, between Maidenhead and Windsor, Berkshire. It is also known as Bray on Thames. It has a wealth of cottages and very expensive riverside homes. The expression, "Vicar of Br...
Punch Bowl, Valley Gardens, Virginia Water

Virginia Water, Surrey

Virginia Water Lake is on the southern edge of Windsor Great Park and is six miles from Windsor town centre. It is easily reached from the M25 motorway and there is a large car park close to the A30 main road. It attracts tens of thousands of visitors every ye...
Thatched cottages, Hidcote Road, Ebrington

Ebrington, Gloucestershire

Ebrington in Gloucestershire, is a lovely village, two miles from Chipping Campden. Typical of villages in this part of the country, it has narrow lanes and tiny streets of golden Cotswold stone cottages, many of which are thatched. The Ebrington Arms, a re...