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England has a population of 49.1 million. London is the capital city.

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King's College Chapel, famous for its choir, is part of Cambridge University which dates back to the 13th Century.

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Stonehenge, in the county of Wiltshire, is the most famous pre-historic monument in Britain dating back 5,000 years.

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Bodiam Castle, in East Sussex, was built in 1386.The castle is surrounded by a moat.

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The Peak District, Britain's first national park, is a scenic area located at the southern end of the Pennines in Derbyshire and a popular hiking destination

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Stone walls and houses are typical of villages like Coniston in the Lake District, an area of lakes and hills.

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Oxford, famous for world renowned Oxford University started in the 12th century, is also a lively modern city.

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Durham city, the historic capital of the northeast of England, has a Norman cathedral and a castle. It is recognised as a World Heritage site.

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In the town of Warwick overlooking the river is Warwick castle. You can tour the state rooms, great halls and dungeons.

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Ledbury, near Hereford, is a centuries old market town with many timber- framed buildings dating back to the 14th century

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Lindisfarne, or Holy Island, is a small island off the north east coast only accessible by causeway when tides allow it.On the island is a priory and Lindisfarne Castle.

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