is the largest of the four countries that make up the United Kingdom. It embraces a wide
variety of regional landscapes and cultures. The south-eastern corner of the country, is
prosperous and densely populated but still has large tracts of unspoiled countryside, with
low, rolling hills and dramatic chalk cliffs along the Kent and Sussex coasts.
District, in the north-west, offers dramatic scenery and good hill-walking. The rocky
south-west is also popular with visitors: it enjoys England's mildest climate, and many
tender plants can be seen in the great gardens of Devon and Cornwall. East Anglia, by
contrast, is largely flat, dotted with villages that contain half-timbered houses and
stone churches of great antiquity, dating from when it was a prosperous wool-producing
area in the Middle Ages.
In the Midlands and North, Victorian industrial cities sprawl across the countryside.
England is renowned for it's wide range of Traditonal Ales, sometimes called 'Real Ales'.
The counties of Herefordshire and Kent are well known for growing hops, one of the
Tastes differ around the country and any quality inn would serve your beer the way you ask
for it. Quality Inns believe that as beer was brewed long before electricity was invented,
then 'traditional' ale should be served as close to the original way i.e. straight from
the Cask as possible. Certainly not from a sterile 'Keg'