Central England abounds with rolling hills and luscious green valleys, where rivers slowly meander to form a rich verdant and fertile landscape. This central area stretches from the industrious Staffordshire and Peak district to the edge of Wales and down to the affluent south.

Counties, Towns & Cities in the Midlands:

Monsal Head Viaduct


Ashbourne, Belper, Bakewell, Buxton, Chesterfield, Derby, Glossop, Ilkeston, Long Eaton, Swadlincote, Matlock, Matlock Bath

Hereford Bull


Bromyard, Hereford, Kington, Leominster, Ledbury, Ross-on-Wye, Weobley



Boston, Bourne, Cleethorpes, Crowland, Grantham, Grimsby, Lincoln, Skegness, Spalding, Stamford, Louth, Mablethorpe

Rutland Water

Leicestershire & Rutland

Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Coalville, Hinckley, Leicester, Loughborough, Market Bosworth, Melton Mowbray, Lutterworth, Ashwell, Hambleton, Lyddington, Oakham, Uppingham

Stoke Bruerne


Corby, Daventry, Higham Ferrers, Kettering, Kimbolton, Nassington, Northampton, Oundle, Stoke Bruerne, Towcester, Wansford, Wellingborough, Yarwell

Robin Hood Statue


Mansfield, Newark-on-Trent, Nottingham, Retford, Southwell, Worksop

Iron Bridge Shropshire


Bridgnorth, Ludlow, Market Drayton, Oswestry, Shrewsbury, Telford, Whitchurch

William 1st - Litchfield Cathedral


Cannock, Lichfield, Stafford, Stoke-on-Trent, Walsall, Wolverhampton

Warwick Castle


Coventry, Birmingham, Nuneaton, Rugby, Stratford-upon-Avon, Solihull, Warwick

Evesham Town Centre


Dudley, Evesham, Halesowen, Kidderminster, Stourbridge, Malvern, Worcester

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This 'Heart of England' was once the cradle of the Industrial Revolution and still supports much of the industry that powers the UK's modern economy. Steeped in history this area is the birthplace of many famous figures, including William Shakespeare (born in Stratford-upon-Avon). Many of the towns and cities are blessed with fine architecture and numerous ancient buildings that have been lovingly restored to maintain the area's rich heritage.


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