Dunstable, England

Dunstable is a market town in Bedfordshire, England, about 30 miles to the north of London. The town has a population of 35,000 people (2012 estimate). More on Dunstable Dunstable dates back to Roman times, when it was named Durocobrivis. Human habitation goes back even further, into the Stone Age. There was already a settlement […]

Bridport, England

Bridport is a market town near the coast in Dorset, England. It lies on the River Brit, where it meets the river Asker and Simene. The town has a population of around 13,000 people. More on Bridport Bridport is located on the Jurassic Coast, a World Heritage Site. Also in the vicinity is Chesil Beach, […]

South Yorkshire, England

South Yorkshire is a metropolitan county in the region of Yorkshire and the Humber in north-central England. It covers 1,552 sq km (599 sq mi) and has a population of 1.3 million people (2012 estimate). South Yorkshire is a landlocked county on the east side of the Pennines. It is bordered by West Yorkshire to […]

Bovey Tracey, England

Bovey Tracey is a small town in the district of Teignbridge in Devon, England. Locally known simply as Bovey, it is a town of about 7,000 people (2012 estimate) in the valley of the River Bovey. The town brands itself as the gateway to Dartmoor National Park. More on Bovey Tracey Bovey Tracey began as […]

Telford, England

Telford is a new town in the borough of Telford and Wrekin, in Shropshire, England. Located in the West Midlands region, it is now the largest town in Shropshire and one of the fastest growing in the country. As of 2012 estimate, it has a population approaching 170,000 people. More on Telford By British standards, […]