My Towns - United Kingdom

Welcome to our website of United Kingdom towns and villages, here you will find maps, weather, and histories of UK places.

Information Maps and Weather for UK Towns

My Towns - United Kingdom

Below and throughout this website you will find lots of information, maps and weather for leading UK towns, villages and cities, as time progresses it is also our intention to feature histories for the various towns. We shall also be featuring towns in countries all over the world and already have sections on Spain, Italy and Mexico. Below are links to the latest pages added to the website, we hope you will find something useful:

Thetford: A thriving market town which largely survived 20th century urban re-development, Thetford in Norfolk has been the home of both Boudica and James I with James I having his Royal Palace there (the King's House). Surrounded by the huge Thetford Forest, it has long been the gateway to East Anglia .... Thetford Website

Great Yarmouth - One of the UK's most popular seaside resorts, Great Yarmouth in East Norfolk has been attracting holidaymakers since the 18th century. There has been a town here since Roman times, and the fishing industry, especially herring fishing, has been the mainstay of the town's economy. Horse racing fans head for Great Yarmouth on a regular basis as the town has its own racecourse. Great Yarmouth Map.

Wymondham - Well known for its double towered Abbey and 17th century timer framed Market Cross, Wymondham has a population of around 12,000 and is a popular tourist destination, with narrow winding streets and a popular Friday market which has existed since the 13th century .... Wymondham Website

King's Lynn - To start with named Lynn or Lin (and later as Bishop's Lynn), the vibrant port and town of King's Lynn in Norfolk was at one time among the most significant sea ports in Britain. It at this time has a populace of about 43,000 and draws in a fairly large amount of travellers, who head there to absorb the historical past of this fascinating city and to get pleasure from its many fine attractions and live entertainment possibilities. The name "Lynn" stems from the Celtic term for "pool or lake" and refers to the truth that this place had been covered by an extensive tidal lake .... King's Lynn Website

Hunstanton - A town which developed as a seaside resort during Victorian times, Hunstanton is notable as the only west facing coastal resort in East Anglia. The one time popular pier has now virtually disappeared after various disasters including fires and storms. The resort is also well known for its attractive striped cliffs which back a fine sandy beach .... Hunstanton Website.

Heacham - A large village on The Wash, located to the south of Hunstanton, Heacham has a couple of fine sandy beaches and a number of caravan parks which are popular with holidaymakers .... Heacham Website

Windermere - Situated close to the famous Lake Windermere, the town which got its name from the lake is an important tourist area in an ideal spot for touring the Lake District National Park and of course Lake Windermere itself. Windermere town does not touch the shores of the lake though Bowness-in-Windermere does: Windermere Website.

Ambleside - A charming little lakeside town at the northern end of Lake Windermere, Ambleside is a good spot for exploring the Lakes region and there is plenty of accommodation available in the town. While there you could visit Stagshaw Gardens (National Trust), Waterhead Pier and Loughrigg Fell ..... Dedicated Ambleside Website.

Waddesdon ManorWaddesdon - Location of the famous Waddesdon Manor, this small, charming village is located to the north-west of Aylesbury in Buckinghamshire. Waddesdon.

Leighton Buzzard - A sizeable town on the border between Bucks and Bedfordshire, Leighton Buzzard lies on the Grand Union Canal and sits close to the A5 (often known as Watling Street). Attractions include Stockgrove Country Park and Leighton Buzzard Narrow Gauge Railway. The population is 37,000. More.... Leighton Buzzard Beds. (Map|Weather|Business Directory)

Maidenhead - A historic town located on the banks of the River Thames in the county of Berkshire, Maidenhead has a history going back to Saxon times, it is well known for its football club Maidenhead United and has a very old golf club, these days it is a busy commuter town. The town mostly grew after the arrival of the railway in the mid-18th century. More ..... Business Directory

Stevenage - One of the Hertfordshire New Towns built in the 40's and 50's, Stevenage existed as a settlement and town long before this time, being inhabited back in Roman times and probably even before this. Located beside the A1 (M) it is now a busy commuter town with easy access into central London. (Map|Weather|Directory|B&B).

York - This fine historic walled city is one of Yorkshire's major tourist destinations. Walk the walls, visit York Minster or pop into one of the interesting museums, take your pick. York Map.

Chelmsford - The county town of Essex since earliest times, Chelmsford was also an important Roman town with a defensive fort. During the Second World War it was bombed due to its importance to industry. Today it is a bustling town with a population of over 100,000. Chelmsford Map (Weather|Hotels)

Canterbury - A historic city which is one of England's primary tourist attractions, Canterbury has lots of historic structures to see and enjoy. Canterbury Map.

Newmarket RacecourseNewmarket - Headquarters of English horse racing, Newmarket has been holding horse races since the 12th century. James I built the first grandstand on Newmarket Heath and also held the first cup race. Newmarket Map.

Northampton: A large market town lying on the River Nene in the East Midlands, Northampton has a population of around 205,000 and a history going back to the Bronze Age, when it developed as a farming settlement. Northampton later became significant for its shoe industry.

Liverpool: The 3rd largest city in England and the 4th largest in the entire UK region, Liverpool is famous for its docks and its vibrant music scene, which produced such famous names as the Beatles, Gerry and the Pacemakers and the Searchers.

Scarborough: One of Yorkshire's most popular seaside resorts, Scarborough has maintained its popularity despite the general decline in the traditional English seaside resort. When the weather is pleasant the two beaches of Scarborough can still get pretty busy, and if the weather is inclement there are plenty of amusements and entertainment that can be enjoyed indoors.

Other Countries

St Lucia - St Lucia is a popular holiday island, located in the Windward Islands, in the Caribbean Sea. St Lucia Map.

Italy - Southern European country bordering France, Austria, Switzerland and Slovenia, Italy is a poplular tourist destination. Italy Map.

Spain

Alicante - A compact city and port, Alicante is overlooked by the Moorish, Santa Barbara Castle. Alicante Map.

Torrevieja - Surrounded by 2 huge salt lagoons, Torrevieja has been important for the production of salt since Roman times. Torrevieja Map.

Benalmadena - A popular beach resort on the Costa del Sol, Benalmadena is sandwiched between Torremolinos and Fuengirola. Benalmadena Map.

Costa Blanca - Orihuela Costa - Playa Flamenca

USA (USA Map)

Florida - A state in the south-eastern region of the USA, Florida has a population of around 18 million. Florida Map.

Clearwater - A city of 108,000 people, Clearwater is situated in the Tampa Bay Area, in Pinellas County, Florida fl. Clearwater Map.

Mexico

Cabo San Lucas - A popular holiday destination and sport fishing centre, Cabo San Lucas has plenty of high class holiday developments to choose from. Cabo San Lucas Map.

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