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Explore Britain

The independent travellers' guide

There are plenty of websites which will give you top-down tourist information about the major cities and attractions in Britain; this website takes a different approach and lists every town and village in mainland Great Britain and the associated offshire islands together with a comprehensive list of heritage and culture related tourist attractions. Features include:


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or use the map or list of places by county to find towns, villages, geographic and historical features, visitor attractions and hotels across Great Britain.


Most Popular Locations

Geographical/Historical Features

Nethermost Pike, Cumbria
Mountain or large hill

Ben Nevis, Highland
Mountain or large hill

Scafell Pike, Cumbria
Mountain or large hill

Mc Culloch's Castle (Fort), Dumfries and Galloway
Antiquity (non-Roman)

Solway Firth, XXXXXXXX
Water feature

Snowdonia National Park/Parc Cenedlaethol Eryri, Gwynedd
Mountain or large hill

Mc Dougall's Bay, Argyll and Bute
Water feature

Earlstoun Linn, Dumfries and Galloway
Water feature

River Sem, Wiltshire
Water feature

Bummers Hill (Tumulus), Hertfordshire
Antiquity (non-Roman)

Burbage Brook, Derbyshire
Water feature

Chanctonbury Ring, West Sussex
Antiquity (non-Roman)

River Douglas, Lancashire
Water feature

Hill of Coralea, Aberdeenshire
Mountain or large hill

Fleetwith Pike, Cumbria
Mountain or large hill

Millward's Park, Hertfordshire
Forest or wood

Suckley Hills, Worcestershire
Mountain or large hill

Buttockspire Wood, Northamptonshire
Forest or wood

Bucknell Wood, Northamptonshire
Forest or wood

Ridgehill Wood, Staffordshire
Forest or wood

Visitor Attractions

Blandford Forum Museum, Dorset
Museum

Wynyard Planetarium & Observatory, Durham
Museum

Margaret Harvey Gallery, St Albans (University of Hertfordshire Galleries), Hertfordshire
Gallery

390th Bomb Group Memorial Air Museum & The British Resistance Organisation Museum, Suffolk
Museum

Carding Mill Valley and the Shropshire Hills, Shropshire
Historic building

Sri Guru Singh Sabha Gurdwara, Hitchin, Hertfordshire
Religious site

Otter Trust Earsham, Suffolk
Animals and wildlife

Claydon, Buckinghamshire
Historic building

Canons Ashby, Northamptonshire
Historic building

Melford Hall, Suffolk
Historic building

Brentwood Museum, Essex
Museum

Dogton Stone, Kingdom of Fife

Blake Museum, Bridgwater, Somerset
Museum

Cheddleton Flint Mill & Museum, Staffordshire
Museum

Bury St Edmunds Abbey, Suffolk

Pensthorpe Nature Reserve & Gardens, Norfolk
Animals and wildlife

Brockfield Hall, Yorkshire

Wharram Percy Deserted Medieval Village, North Yorkshire

Hellens, Much Marcle

Ford Green Hall, Staffordshire
Historic building

Cities, Towns and Villages

Cowers Lane, Derbyshire
Other settlement

Sheen, Staffordshire
Other settlement

Great Barugh, North Yorkshire
Other settlement

Hundon, Suffolk
Other settlement

Marwick, Orkney Islands
Other settlement

Leaton, Shropshire
Other settlement

Skipton, North Yorkshire
Town

Lydgate, Calderdale
Other settlement

Exmouth, Devon
Town

Cowpen, Northumberland
Other settlement

Brassington, Derbyshire
Other settlement

Topcliffe, North Yorkshire
Other settlement

Tonbridge, Kent
Town

Luddesdown, Kent
Other settlement

Whitby, North Yorkshire
Town

The Node, Hertfordshire
Other settlement

Cock Alley, Derbyshire
Other settlement

Christchurch, Dorset
Town

Woodstock, Pembrokeshire
Other settlement

Little Kingshill, Buckinghamshire
Other settlement


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