Tiverton, England

Tiverton is a major town in the Mid Devon district in Devon, England. Its name means “town on two fords”, as it sits at the confluence of the rivers Exe and Lowman. It has a population of 19,000 people (2012 estimate). More on Tiverton Human habitation in the Tiverton area goes back into the Stone […]

Surrey, England

Surrey is one of the counties of South East England. It is one of the Home Counties, meaning it is one of the counties that borders Greater London. It also borders Kent, East Sussex, West Sussex, Hampshire and Berkshire. Surrey covers 1,663 sq km (642 sq mi) and has a population of 1.1 million people […]

Stevenage, England

Stevenage is a town as well as borough in Hertfordshire, England. It is about 50 km (30 mi) north of Charing Cross, London, between Letchworth Garden City to the north and Welwyn Garden City to the south. The town has a population of 85,000 people (2012 estimate). More on Stevenage Due to its proximity to […]

Tavistock, England

Tavistock is a market town in the district of West Devon, in Devon, England. It is famous for being the birthplace of Sir Francis Drake. The town has a population of 11,000 people (2012 estimate). More on Tavistock The area around Tavistock has been inhabited long before recorded history. Prehistoric remains from the Bronze and […]

Newhaven, England

Newhaven is a town at the mouth of the River Ouse, in East Sussex, England. It is to the west of Seaford. More on Newhaven Human settlement in the Newhaven area goes back to the Bronze Age. During the Anglo-Saxon period, a village was established here called Meeching. This developed into present-day Newhaven. Newhaven was […]