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Alnwick Heritage Trail – Alnwick
Alnwick is famous for its Castle, featuring in the Harry Potter movies. It has been the seat of the Percy family for 700 years. Their heraldic symbol – the lion with its arrowhead tail can be seen everywhere here. Check out the Lion Bridge, Old gates, Pants, a workhouse, a Pinfold and dirty bottles.
Coachinn’ Amersham – Amersham
Old Amersham, a historic market town, is located along the River Misbourne. Its centrepiece is the 13th century parish church of St. Mary’s but also several old pubs and coaching inns. Do not forget to visit one of the most elaborated workhouses in England.
Annan the History Town – Annan
Annan is a lovely market town which is steeped in history. The town’s position on the River Annan made it a strategic place for Romans, Scotland and England. Check out a motte and Bailey, a Brute statue, an academy, a Mausoleum, and a post office.
The Circles of Avebury – Avebury
Avebury is a world-famous place due to its stone henge inside it resides. But do not miss the Manor House, the museum, a school and a barn.
Aylesbury’s Heritage Trail – Ayelsbury
Aylesbury, the County Town of Buckinghamshire since 1725, has traces of settlement of over 2,500 years. The old town is charming and full of lovely relics. Check out the Grammar School, St Osyth, David Bowie and some parallel lines
Basingstoke History – Basingstoke
Basingstoke is a historic market town filled with heritage as well as many modern artworks. Look for the Church Stone, The Holy Ghost Chapel, nice almshouses buildings, Carved street panels, and Burberry
Basingstoke Streets Alive – Basingstoke
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Streets Alive is a new creative project in Basingstoke, bringing colour to the street furniture in the town centre. From March, spot the new look benches, planters and telecoms boxes, brought to life by some of Basingstoke’s most talented artists and storytellers and follow the trail around the town.
Beeston BP Beeston & Chilwell – Beeston
The blue plaques of Beeston, featuring places and people which impacted this place. Most famous is the actor Richard Beckinsale, with his daughter Kate, making even a greater name for herself.
Berkeley Town Trail – Berkeley
Berkeley is an ancient settlement, coins were minted here in Saxon times and it is referred to in the Domesday Book. Edward Jenner, the famous Doctor who gave us vaccination was born and lived here. The Berkeley’s Castle is owned by them as well. Check out the Pill River, can you imagine boats sailing here with goods and merchandise?
The Many Faces of Berkhamsted – Berkhamsted
Berkhamsted is known for its castle but holds many places of interest and beauty. Try the School with its period houses, the pastel-coloured 14th century houses on the High Street to the amazing Art-Deco Rex Cinema. Don’t forget to pay tribute to Graeme Green just off the High Street.