of Robin Hood
The Heartlands of England start from the south
central area of England (the Cotswolds) and stretch to the East
Anglia area. It ranges from quaint countryside, typical English
green fields villages and a modern
infusion of larger cities, such as Oxford. It is a famous University
town and one of the best places to start exploring this area of
Based around the counties
of Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire, the East Midlands
are an area filled with medieval rich history, cathedrals and castles
across this area of England.
You will find Tattershall Castle, and in Nottinghamshire, the famous
Sherwood Forrest (from Robin Hood tales) and it is possible to visit
Major Oak, which is supposedly where Robin Hood and his merry men
Land of Contrasts
The West Midlands are well known for larger cities
such as Liverpool,
Manchester and Birmingham. Even though there are industrialized
cities, you do not need to travel very far to see sites of cultural
and historical interest.
Cheshire County is full of timber houses surrounded
by lush gardens. Shropshire is an agricultural area with many rolling
hills and a countryside like a postcard painting.