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The West Midlands is geographically diverse, from the urban central areas of the conurbation to the rural western counties of Shropshire and Herefordshire which border Wales. The longest river in the UK, the River Severn, traverses the region southeastwards, flowing through the county towns of Shrewsbury and Worcester, and the Ironbridge Gorge, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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Stratford-upon-Avon, England

Stratford-upon-Avon is a popular tourist destination owing to its status as birthplace of English playwright and poet William Shakespeare, and receives an estimated 4.9 million visitors a year. The Royal Shakespeare Company resides in Stratford's Royal Shakespeare Theatre …

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Stokesay Court, Shropshire, England

With its stately Jacobean-style fašade, magnificent oak furniture and expanse of rolling parklands, Stokesay Court is a striking example of a late-Victorian English country estate. Built by the Allcroft family in the 19th-century, the estate remains a family home to this day, despite serving as a military hospital during WWI and an evacuation center during WWII. These days, Stokesay Court is perhaps best known as the filming location of the 2007 Oscar-winning film Atonement and tours allow fans to walk in the footsteps of stars Keira Knightley and James McAvoy. Visitors can also see the film sites of memorable scenes, including the library, the beautiful gardens and the outdoor fountain …

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Warwick Castle, London

Originally built by William the Conqueror, Warwick Castle is now a Scheduled Ancient Monument protected and as such most of the current layout built by King Henry II remains. Many of the rooms are open to visitors, including the Armory, State Rooms and Great Hall, exhibiting authentic armor. Today, Warwick Castle host exhibitions and the occasional medieval jousting, archery or falconry display …

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The West Midlands, in its broadest sense, is the western part of central England). The region is heavily populated and industrialised, including several of the largest cities in the country, though still retaining much natural beauty in the rural counties …

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The West Midlands is an official Region of England, covering the western half of the Midlands. The official region contains the large conurbation that includes Birmingham and Wolverhampton, but also covers the predominantly rural shire counties of Herefordshire, Shropshire, Staffordshire, Warwickshire and Worcestershire

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