England is blessed with hundreds of tales of travel, and destinations created for our leisure and pleasure. The modern seaside resort was born in England, and what better way to experience some of our glorious historic seaside towns than through the delights of the picture postcard.
Irreplaceable: A History of England in 100 Places
We think everybody should know about the places in England that have witnessed some of the most important historic events.
Image: Cliff Gardens, Blackpool
Situated at the North Shore, Cliff Gardens provided a sheltered, calm environment for visitors to Blackpool in the early 20th century.