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About Central England

Central England abounds with rolling hills and luscious green valleys, where rivers slowly meander to form a rich verdant and fertile landscape. This central area stretches from the industrious Staffordshire and Peak district to the edge of Wales and down to the affluent south.

Counties of Central England: Derbyshire, Herefordshire, Lincolnshire, Leicestershire & Rutland

Principal towns: Birmingham, Stratford upon Avon, Warwick, Stafford, Nottingham, Derby, Hereford, Lincoln, Leicester, Northampton

Area Highlights

Shakespeare Sights

Stratford-upon-Avon is William Shakespeare’s hometown and the area is full of historic sights, affluent residences and space for good English countryside life. Culture and theatre is popular in this area.

Family life in Birmingham

Birmingham has a lot to offer families. From its industrial history to today’s place of culture, international business and green space, Birmingham is UK’s second most popular city.

Private Schooling

Some of the best private schools are in Central England. If you’re boarding at school or returning home the area is well equipped for family life with transport options and privacy.


The birthplace of the sport, Rugby exists on the River Avon and has a rich local heritage. The attractive town centre and good transport links make this the second largest town in Warwickshire.

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