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Counties (& other areas)

  • Aberdeenshire
    Aberdeenshire is situated in the north east corner of Scotland, with a great diversity of scenery, including coastlines to the North Sea in the east and the Moray Firth in the North.
  • Anglesey
    The Isle of Anglesey is situated off the north west corner of Wales, separated from the mainland by the Menai Strait. Its Welsh name, 'Mon Mam Cymru', means 'Anglesey the Mother of Wales'.
  • Angus
    The county of Angus is situated in north east Scotland. It's a county of contrasts with a maritime coastline to the north sea complimenting some of the best agricultural land in Scotland.
  • Argyll and Bute
    Argyll and Bute is situated on the west coast of Scotland. It's long been a popular holiday destination with over 3,000 miles ofcoastline, lochs and rivers, glens and mountains.
    Argyll and Bute
  • Ayrshire
    Ayrshire is situated in the west of Scotland on the Firth of Clyde. Along the coast, holiday towns and villages enjoy the mild climate created by the Gulf Stream.
  • Bedfordshire
    The county of Bedfordshire, situated 30 miles from London, is the gateway to the Midlands and East Anglia.
  • Berkshire
    Berkshire, in the south of England, is one of England's oldest counties, dating from the time when King Alfred the Great set the County Boundaries.
  • Buckinghamshire
    Buckinghamshire is a county of fascinating contrasts, with tranquil country walks, unspoiled villages, country parks and vibrant market towns.
  • Cambridgeshire
    Cambridgeshire, situated in East Anglia, is rich in heritage and natural history. There are ancient cities, towns and villages with quiet charm and beauty to explore.
  • Carmarthenshire
    Carmarthenshire is the largest County in Wales, situated in the south west, it encompasses coast line, rolling pasture land, the Cambrian Mountains in the North, and the Brecon Beacons in the East.
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  • Ceredigion
    Ceredigion, on the west coast of mid Wales, is a favourite holiday destination, with a coastal path covering 60 miles of the Marine Heritage Coast Path around Cardigan Bay.
  • Cheshire
    Cheshire, one of the most picturesque counties in Britain, is situated in north west England. Black and white 'Magpie' houses set in idyllic gardens typify the Cheshire countryside.
  • Cleveland
    Cleveland on the north east coast is one of Englands smaller Counties. The name Cleveland means 'Cliff Land' and describes the County well, with the dramatic Cleveland Hills and spectacular coastal cliffs.
  • Cornwall
    Cornwall is England's most south western County, with a mild climate, the sea on three sides and nearly 300 miles of coastline.
  • County Durham
    County Durham in the north east of England contains archaeological evidence dating to Roman times.
    County Durham
  • Cumbria
    Cumbria is England's second largest county, which encompasses the Lake District National Park, England's largest lake, steepest road and tallest mountain.
  • Derbyshire
    Derbyshire is situated to the north east of the midlands of England. The scenery is varied, both dramatic and gentle, with the Pennine Hills and part of the National Forest within the County.
  • Devon
    Coastal resorts, wild moor land, rolling hills, narrow country lanes, high hedges, thatched cottages and apple orchards, characterise the County of Devon.
  • Dorset
    Dorset is situated on the south coast of England, between Devon in the west and Hampshire in the east - much of the County is designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
  • Dumfries and Galloway
    Located in the South West corner of Scotland, Dumfries and Galloway is one of the country's best kept secrets. An easy trip from England and Scotland's central belt, it's an unspoiled haven of beautiful scenery, art, culture and history.
    Dumfries and Galloway
  • East Sussex
    East Sussex is situated in the south east of England on the Channel coast. It stretches from Brighton in the west to Rye in the east.
  • East Yorkshire
    East Yorkshire, otherwise known as the East Riding of Yorkshire, includes the northern part of what was Humberside and the city of Kingston upon Hull - Britain's third largest port.
    East Yorkshire
  • Essex
    Whatever your interest, there is lots of choice in Essex with archaeology, history, coastline with seaside resorts, delightful countryside for walking, cycling and horse riding, nine country parks, busy towns and pretty villages to explore.
  • Fife
    The ancient Kingdom of Fife has always been at the heart of Scottish history and still cherishes its wealth of castles, palaces, cathedrals and gardens today.
  • Gloucestershire
    Gloucestershire, situated at the northern edge of the south west region of Britain, covers an area of 1,025 square miles including the largest Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty in the country.
  • Greater London
    Greater London is defined as a County. It includes the City of Westminster - the Nation's centre of government, the City of London, often referred to as "the City" or "the Square Mile" - one of the main financial centres of the world.
    Greater London
  • Greater Manchester
    The County of Greater Manchester is situated in the north west of England. It comprises two cities and eight Metropolitan Boroughs. This was one of England's largest manufacturing areas.
    Greater Manchester
  • Guernsey
    The Bailiwick of Guernsey consists of the Island of Guernsey and other smaller Islands. All are part of The Channel Islands, the most southerly point of the British Isles.
  • Gwynedd
    Gwynedd in north west Wales is situated north of Ceredigion and south of the Isle of Anglesey. The county encompasses the lovely Lleyn Peninsula and Cambrian coast, with attractive seaside resorts and award-winning beaches.
  • Hampshire
    Over one third of Hampshire is covered by the New Forest and Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The County has a wide range of landscapes, and a rich variety of flora and fauna.
  • Herefordshire
    Herefordshire is one of England's most rural counties - to the west it enjoys striking views of the Black Mountains and the Brecon Beacons, on the east Hereford is bounded by the Malvern Hills and to the south is the scenic Wye Valley.
  • Hertfordshire
    Hertfordshire is one of the smallest Counties in England, containing much of England's heritage, whilst encompassing the requirements of south east England today.
  • Highland
    The vast Highland Region is renowned for its magnificent scenery. There are fantastic views everywhere - from the seascape of Dunnet Head to the grandeur of the Cairngorms and the winter playground of Aviemore.
  • Isle of Man
    The Isle of Man lies in the Irish Sea, almost equidistant from Ireland and the British mainland. It's a compact island just 33 miles long and 13 miles wide, making it easy to explore.
    Isle of Man
  • Isle of Wight
    The Isle of Wight lies approximately 4 miles off the central southern coast of England. It's the UK's most accessible Island - at 23 miles by 31, i's easy to get around.
    Isle of Wight
  • Isles of Scilly
    The Isles of Scilly are situated less than thirty miles south west of Cornwall. They're designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, with many areas also designated Sites of Special Scientific Interest.
    Isles of Scilly
  • Jersey
    The island of Jersey is the southern most island of Britain. It lies 100 miles from the south coast of England, in the bay of St. Malo.
  • Kent
    The County of Kent, situated at the south eastern tip of England, is often called the 'Garden of England'; with its hop fields, oast houses, orchards, sumptuous gardens and captivating countryside.
  • Lancashire
    Lancashire, in north west England, is a county of contrasts - to the west are miles of sandy coastline with some of Britain's most popular seaside resorts, and the east of the County comprises open countryside, rugged fells and moorland.
  • Leicestershire
    Leicestershire - in the east midlands of England - is a fascinating county to visit. At its centre, situated on the River Soar and Grand Union Canal, is the county town and Cathedral City of Leicester.
  • Lincolnshire
    Lincolnshire, situated on the East Coast, is England's fourth largest County, encompassing coastal resorts, fen lands, vales and wolds.
  • Lothian
    The Lothian Counties of Scotland are situated in the south east, surrounding Edinburgh, Scotland's capital city.
  • Merseyside
    Although this could be considered a 'new' county, Merseyside contains towns with heritage and culture, great shopping, dining and sports facilities, as well as locations to enjoy the countryside and open-air pursuits.
  • Moray
    Moray is situated in the north east of Scotland on the shore of the Moray Firth - one of the important fishing areas of Scotland. Little towns and villages along the coast have sandy beaches, historic harbours and pleasant walks overlooking the Firth.
  • Norfolk
    Norfolk, is the largest but least populated County in East Anglia, encompassing The Broads National Park, a unique part of England visited by thousands of visitors each year.
  • North Wales
    North Wales includes the north east coast of Wales and borderlands between Wales and England, encompassing several areas each with its own unique scenery and attractions. Unspoiled coastline, beaches, historic sites and gardens enrich North Wales.
    North Wales
  • North Yorkshire
    North Yorkshire is England's largest County, with a wide diversity of scenery, attractions, historic towns and villages. Heritage sites and ancient architecture abounds throughout the County.
    North Yorkshire
  • Northamptonshire
    Northamptonshire, situated in the south east midlands of England, is known as the County of Squires and Spires.
  • Northumberland
    Northumberland, the most northerly County in north east England, has a long coastline with many fine beaches and coastal walks.
  • Nottinghamshire
    Nottinghamshire is a county of contrasts, from its vibrant city and bustling towns to its tranquil woodlands and welcoming villages. The county offers something for everyone within its 850 square miles.
  • Orkney
    Orkney is an archipelago of islands, situated off the northern tip of Scotland where the North Sea meets the Atlantic Ocean.
  • Oxfordshire
    Oxfordshire is situated in the southern part of the heart of England, with history stretching back to Saxon times. The county is delightfully rural, over seventy per cent is designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
  • Pembrokeshire
    Pembrokeshire in south west Wales is surrounded on three sides by the sea. Most of the county is included in the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park. Pembrokeshire has a spectacular coast line with majestic towering cliffs, coves and sandy beaches.
  • Perth and Kinross
    Perth and Kinross is situated at the heartland of Scotland. The Highland Boundary Fault Line runs through the area creating lowlands and highlands within the region.
    Perth and Kinross
  • Powys
    Powys in mid Wales encompasses the 'old' counties of Montgomeryshire, Radnorshire and part of Brecknockshire. The east of the county forms the borderland with England.
  • Scottish Borders
    The county now known as the Scottish Borders was formed from the previous counties of Berwickshire, Peeblesshire, Roxburghshire and Selkirkshire. This a beautiful area where the Rivers Jed, Teviot and Yarrow flow through lush green valleys.
    Scottish Borders
  • Shetland
    Shetland is an archipelago of over 100 islands of which only 15 are inhabited. The Shetland Isles lie to the north east of Orkney. Originally populated by the Picts the Shetland Islands were invaded by the Vikings in the late 8th and early 9th century.
  • Shropshire
    The County of Shropshire is situated on the England/Wales borderlands, one of England's rural peaceful counties, a delightful place to unwind, and enjoy heritage and nature.
  • Somerset
    Somerset is an unique County covering 1,333 square miles, steeped in folklore and legend.
  • South Wales
    The county or area known as South Wales encompasses the two largest cities in Wales, along with the newest city in Wales. South Wales contains old Counties such as Monmouthshire and historic towns like Chepstow.
    South Wales
  • South Yorkshire
    South Yorkshire was created as a metropolitan county in 1974. The area was previously the southern part of the West Riding of Yorkshire.
    South Yorkshire
  • Staffordshire
    Staffordshire, in the north midlands of England, is a County of contrasts, known for the production of pottery, brewing, and two of Britain's favourite theme parks - Alton Towers and Drayton Manor Park.
  • Stirling
    The council area Stirling includes much of the former county of Stirlingshire and the south west of the former county of Perthshire. Stirling is an area that has witnessed much of Scotland's history.
  • Suffolk
    The County of Suffolk is a combination of gently rolling woodland, river valleys and estuaries, home to busy market towns and pretty timber-framed villages.
  • Surrey
    The county of Surrey is situated in the south east of England and covers some 1500 square kilometres between London to the North and the protected countryside of the Surrey Hills to the south. The Surrey Hills are an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty
  • Tyne and Wear
    The county of Tyne and Wear is situated in the north east of England around the estuaries of the River Tyne and River Wear. It was once the largest ship building area in the world.
    Tyne and Wear
  • Warwickshire
    Warwickshire is situated in the heart of England, one of the most popular destinations in Britain. The County of Warwickshire is idyllic and typifies 'Olde England', with ancient half-timbered buildings and mellow brick houses.
  • West Midlands
    West Midlands was formed as a Metropolitan county in 1974, encompassing the cities of Birmingham, Wolverhampton and Coventry, together with Brierley Hill, Dudley, Solihull, Walsall and West Bromwich.
    West Midlands
  • West Sussex
    West Sussex is a beautiful county with much to offer its visitors. Over half of the county lies in areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, with acres of green and pleasant countryside and miles of sunny coastline.
    West Sussex
  • West Yorkshire
    West Yorkshire encompasses much of the old West Riding of Yorkshire. To the west of the County are the southern Pennine Hills and lovely Calder Valley, providing opportunities for walking and cycling.
    West Yorkshire
  • Western Isles
    The Western Isles form an archipelago off the north west coast of Scotland. It's some 150 miles long stretching from Butt of Lewis in the north to Barra Head in the south. The isles are also known as the Outer Hebrides.
    Western Isles
  • Wiltshire
    The County of Wiltshire, is situated at the gateway to the West Country, much of the County is designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty..
  • Worcestershire
    Worcestershire is one of the counties comprising the 'Heart of England'. There are industrial pockets in the north, but all are within easy reach of the countryside.

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