Coventry is a city and Metropolitan Burg in the West Midlands Metropolitan County of West Midlands region. It is the 8th-century England by population, numbering over 300,000 inhabitants.
Coventry is situated 95 miles (153 km) northwest of London and 19 miles (31 km) east of Birmingham, and is further from the coast than any other city in Britain.
Unlike other major UK cities, Coventry does not have an extensive 'greater' urban area. This is partly because the city boundaries were drawn so as to include practically all of its suburbs, and partly because Coventry has comparatively little in the way of contiguous satellite towns and dormitory settlements.
Oxford is a city in the United Kingdom (England), located at the confluence with the River Cherwell River Thames, 84 km northwest of London and very close to other renowned British settlements: Bath, Stratford-upon-Avon (Shakespeare's hometown ), Cotswolds. Oxford is the place to combine romance medieval town center vitality International University, Oxford University and is located here, at the forefront of university rankings around the world.
Above all, Oxford is an architectural collection. Perfect blend of architectural styles of buildings of the past century.
Bristol is a city and ceremonial county of England. Bristol City is located on the border of four counties: Avon (whose capital is), Bath and North East Somerset, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire.
The city comes from the Old English language "brycgstow" means "place of the bridge. " Bridge is still the symbol of the city and attracts many tourists.
Bristol is rightly considered one of the oldest ports in the British Isles. Since the sixth century BC, the city was an important trade center for goods transported by water.
Leeds, the third largest city in England, United Kingdom of Great Britain (after London and Birmingham), is the largest town in West Yorkshire in northern England. The town lies on the banks of the River Aire and is considered to be the capital of northern England. Leeds metropolitan area is part of the same name.
The city was an important trade fair in the Middle Ages, first mentioned in documents dating from 1207. In the Tudor period Leeds was mainly a commercial city where wool coats. Link to other European cities was through the Humber estuary.
Nottingham is close to the centre of England at the heart of the East Midlands. It is approximately 120 miles from London and 50 miles north of Birmingham.
History is never far away however, with reminders of Nottingham's legendary hero Robin Hood and his historic adversary the Sheriff of Nottingham. The Sheriff of Nottingham along with the Lord Mayor of Nottingham is elected annually from city councillors and still has an important role in 21st century civic life, working alongside the Lord Mayor to represent the city.
Among Nottingham's important historical sites and features are its unique labyrinth of caves under the city, the splendid mansion that is now Nottingham Castle Museum and Art Gallery, with, close by, the spot where Charles I raised his standard to begin the English Civil War, and Wollaton Hall, one of the most ornate Tudor buildings in Britain, with its 500-acre deer park.
Stratford-upon-Avon is a town in the county of Warwickshire, West Midlands, England. It is the administrative center of Stratford-on-Avon District. Stratford is known worldwide as the birthplace of William Shakespeare.
Stratford is located in the vicinity of the second largest city in the United Kingdom, Birmingham is easily accessible from junction 15 of the M40 motorway. It has good rail links from Birmingham (Snow Hill) and flights to London.
Stratford has Anglo-Saxon origin and was developed as a fair in the medieval period. Because association with the name of Shakespeare, Stratford is a famous landmark, visited by more than two million tourists annually.