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Bath
a city famous for its Roman spa
spa
a place with a natural supply of mineral water where people go because the water is considered to improve health
Cottwolds
It is ranked as "The Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty". It has beautiful landscape, many sheep for wool on the hillsides.
Oxford
The city is known worldwide as the "city of dreaming spires" and as the home of the oldest university in the English-speaking world. Its famous alumni include J.R.R Tolkien or Oscar Wilde.
alumni
people who have graduated from the institution
spire
věž
Cambridge
A university town. When compared to its historic rival, it has more tranquil appeal thanks to surrounding leafy green meadows and the riverside "Backs" (college gardens). A real must is an attempt to steer a punt along the river Cam and under the quirky Mathematical Bridge. A popular fable is that the bridge was designed and built by Sir Isaac Newton without the use of nuts or bolts.
punt
a wide boat traditionally used in Cambridge on the river Cam
meadow
A field of grass or wildflowers.
nuts and bolt
matky a šrouby
Bristol
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Stonehenge
This compelling ring of monolithic bluestones has been attracting a steady stream of pilgrims, poets and philosophers for the last 5000 years.
Glasgow
It is the largest city in Scotland. It is situated on the River Clyde. Inhabitants of the city are often referred to as Glaswegians. Glasgow is also well known in the sporting world for the football rivalry between Celtic and Rangers.
Manchester
City in England; one of the leading industrial areas; example of an Industrial Revolution City; first major rail line linked Manchester to Liverpool in 1830.
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Cornwall
It is the county situated in westernmost part of the south-west peninsula of the island of Great Britain. The traditional Cornish pasty, is filled with beef, sliced or diced potato, yellow turnip and onion, seasoned with salt and pepper, and is baked. Today, the pasty is considered a national dish.
Edinburgh
It is the capital city of Scotland and it is a city with a long history. It is called Athens of north.
Snowdonia
It is a national park in North Wales with plenty of breath-taking sceneries.
Lake District
It is the English largest national park famous for its lakes, forests and mountains (or fells) and its associations with the early 19th century writings of William Wordsworth and the other Lake Poets.
Stratford-upon-Avon
Shakespeare's birthplace
Brighton
It is a seaside resort, located in the south of England, in the county of East Sussex. There are beaches with bars, Russian wheel, Royal pavilion and an amusement park on the pier. It is the centre of LGBT community in the UK.
Hadrian´s Wall
It is a former Roman defensive fortification. It ran across the width of northern Britain.
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