West Sussex

West Sussex is a home county in the south of England. Chichester, the county town, is the only city in the region, and the largest towns are Crawley, Worthing and Horsham. The region has mixed geography, with both urban and rural spaces. Over half the county is protected countryside, and the English Channel lies to […]


Surrey is the 12th most populated county in the UK, located in South East England. Locally, Guildford is regarded as the county town.  Being a wealthy region, the landscape is dominated by leisure, with a number of horse racing courses and golf courses in the area. Surrey has the highest proportion of woodlands than any […]


Oxfordshire is located in South East England, and is a major education centre, being home to The University of Oxford. The region takes its name from the city of Oxford, the county town, and has existed since the 10th century. The county flower is the snake’s-head fritillary. The region is home to three Areas of […]


Kent is located in southeast England, and is another of the home counties, famous for its White Cliffs of Dover. The county has historic significance: the county town, Maidstone, was one of the first areas settled by Germanic tribes following the departure of the Romans, and the county is also home to the oldest cathedral […]


Hampshire is a county in southeast England which sits on the English Channel coastline. The county town is Winchester, which prior to the battle of Hastings in 1066, was England’s capital city. The geology and geography of the area is varied, comprising uplands, downlands including the Hampshire Downs, marsh, as well as significant greenbelt and […]

East Sussex

East Sussex is a county in southeast England. Due to its position on the coastline of the English Channel, it has been subject to many invasions, notably from the Romans and later the Saxons. It was established as a historic county by the Normans, as the site of the famous Battle of Hastings.  The county […]


One of the Home Counties of Greater London, Buckinghamshire is an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty as it encompasses part of the Chiltern Hills. The Thames forms part of the southwestern boundary. And whilst Buckingham Palace is not situated in Buckinghamshire, the neighbouring town which is – Buckingham – is responsible for the current name […]


Berkshire is a county in South East England and is home to the famous Windsor Castle. The county town is Reading, a historic market town situated on the Great Western Main Line railway. The River Thames formed the historic northern boundary and remains the only valley in the county.  The land North-east Berkshire and north […]