Suffolk is one of the East Anglian counties, with historic origin. The eastern boarder runs along the coast of the North Sea, where Felixstowe – one of the largest container ports in Europe – is located. The coastal strip also contains an area of heathland, which forms part of the Suffolk Coast and Heaths Area […]


Norfolk is a county situated within East Anglia in England, with its eastern boundaries adjacent to the North Sea, and a large estuary known as The Wash forming the boundary to the northwest. The city of Norwich is the county town, and it is a popular retreat for the British Royals.  The region comprises mostly […]


Located in southern England, Hertfordshire is one of the home counties, immediately north of London. Its boundaries approximately follow the drainage divides of the River Lea and the Colne. The land is mainly agricultural and rural in the eastern regions, and much of it is protected by greenbelt, including the Chiltern Hills Area of Outstanding […]


Essex, one of the home counties, is situate in southeast England, northeast of London. Chelmsford, the only city in the county, is the county town. Surprisingly, Essex has the longest coast of any county due to the three large estuaries within it: between the Stour and the Colne; the Blackwater and the Crouch; the Crouch […]


Located in east England, Cambridgeshire has seen much glacial activity which has impacted the landscape we see today. For example, the Western Plateau, a rolling area known for its boulder clay woodlands, was formed from prehistoric glacial deposits during the Anglian Glaciation – the most extreme glaciation during the last 2 million years. It is […]


Another historic county, Bedfordshire lies in the east of England. In the south, the county sits on a chalk ridge known as the Chiltern Hills. The remainder of the land is situated in the valley of the River Great Ouse, and is predominantly made up of clays, sandstone, and limestone. An escarpment (a steep ridge […]