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Hereford Cattle

Hereford Cattle

The Hereford is a distinctive British breed of beef cattle with dark red hair and a cream or white face. Originally from Herefordshire in the West Midlands, it can now be found in many countries.

Burlington Bunker - Corsham's secret city

Burlington Bunker - Corsham's secret city

No one would ever suspect that the much-filmed, honey-stoned market town of Corsham, in Wiltshire, would be the country's alternative seat of power outside London during a nuclear war.

Banshee

Banshee

The banshee is a terrifying female spirit of Celtic legend, whose appearance or call is a warning of death.

Robin Hood's Bay - Yorkshire fishing and smuggling haven

Robin Hood's Bay - Yorkshire fishing and smuggling haven

Robin Hood's Bay is the home of a picturesque old fishing village on the Heritage Coast of the North York Moors. It ihas a traditional sandy beach, as well as rock pools to explore and ancient fossils to discover. Wandering through its narrow, twisting cobbled streets and alleyways, you can easily imagine the sailors and fishermen, smugglers and press gangs that walked these streets centuries ago.

How Whitechapel got its name

How Whitechapel got its name

The name Whitechapel conjures up images of the impoverished East End of Jack the Ripper, rather than a gleaming little church. So how did this name come about? Is the white chapel still there?

Fenn’s, Whixall and Bettisfield Mosses

Fenn’s, Whixall and Bettisfield Mosses

Straddling the English border, near Whitchurch in Shropshire and Wrexham in Wales, lies one of the biggest and best raised bogs in Britain. Its astonishingly varied wildlife makes it a place of international importance. Three ancient "bog bodies" have also been found here.

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