How to use the index
In this collection of photographs, text, and audio
files, the English counties are grouped first into regions, and then
are listed alphabetically.
The aim is to provide a tour which progressively
leads across the country in an easily-followed trail, county by
The regions start with the capital and radiate
outwards, as shown on the map below. Each section can be found in
the main index in the same order as it is shown here. The other
parts of the British Isles and Ireland follow on from this in
The borders and county boundaries used are
generally those as
set in 2006, and which are reproduced in the Philip's Compact
Atlas of Britain (3.3 miles to one inch), London 2006.