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Berkshire lies entirely south of the River Thames, which forms the county's northern boundary. Berkshire follows the Thames uninterruptedly for 103 miles from Buscot to Old Windsor. The riverbank is marked with numerous pretty towns and villages. Berkshire's landscape divides into two clearly distinct sections with the boundary lying roughly on a north-south line through the centre of Reading.
Bristol and Bath, two bona fide West Country gems, providing the yin and yang to turning an ordinary holiday into a super adventure of high contrasts and good times. Bath with its stunning Georgian architecture and Roman history to Bristol with its Naval heritage and Clifton suspension bridge.
The Cotswolds is an area in the South Central and South West of England comprising the Cotswold Hills that rise from the upper Thames, known as the Cotswold Edge. The area has the Severn Valley and the Evesham Vale and has a bedrock of Jurassic limestone. The area has plenty of Heritage Railways.
Dorset boasts a stunning landscape of rolling hills, picturesque villages and beautiful Jurassic coastal scenery. As well as having an outstanding coastline with unique coves such as Durdle Door and Lulworth Cove, Dorset's inland scenery of the New Forest is equally inviting. The popular resort of Bournemouth and the harbour town of Poole are great bases from which to explore the area. A popular attraction is the scenic Swanage Railway offering magnificent views of the ruins of Corfe Castle.
The largest town in the county is the City of Oxford, presiding over the north bank of the Thames.The county has a major tourist industry, concentrated firstly on the City of Oxford but also on the hills and charming honey-coloured towns of the Cotswolds, and on Oxfordshire's many delightful Thames-side towns and villages. The University of Oxford was founded in 1096, though its collegiate structure did not develop until later on.
Unspoilt, unrushed and tranquil, Shropshire has many traditional market towns to explore. Whether you're out and about on the Shropshire hills, aboard a train on the Severn Valley Railway or walking alonside the Llangollen Canal, the Shropshire air will rejuvenate and restore you.
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