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Top 100 Towns for United Kingdom

Cowes
1. Cowes
(Cowes)
4.1

Cowes is a very popular sailing destination on the Isle of Wight home to round the island race.

Hamble
2. Hamble
(Hamble)
4.1

Hamble-le-Rice is a village and civil parish in the Borough of Eastleigh in Hampshire, UK. It is best known for being an aircraft training centre during the Second World War and is a popular yachting location. Wikipedia

Weymouth
3. Weymouth
(Weymouth)
4.1

Situated on the mouth of the river Wey this pretty east facing town is on the southern coast of England.

Cosham
4. Cosham
(Cosham)
3.9

Cobham is an inland town at the North Western end of Portsmouth Harbour.

Gosport
5. Gosport
(Gosport)
3.8

Gosport is a Borough town in the South Hampshire conurbation, on the south coast of Hampshire in southern England. The 2011 Census recorded its population as 82,622.Wikipedia

Studland
6. Studland
(Studland)
3.8

A small town on the southern coast of England south of Poole with a large east facing bay.

Torquay
7. Torquay
(Torquay)
3.8

A large town in Devon built around a natural peninsula on the southern coast of England.

Yarmouth
8. Yarmouth
(Yarmouth)
3.8

A large an characteristic town on the north western coast of the Isle of Wight overlooking Lymington.

New Quay
9. New Quay
(New Quay)
3.8

A pretty seaside town with a rocky shoreline.

Portsmouth
10. Portsmouth
(Portsmouth)
3.8

Portsmouth is the second largest city in the ceremonial county of Hampshire on the south coast of England. The local authority, Portsmouth City Council was given unitary authority district status in 1997. Wikipedia

Dartmouth
11. Dartmouth
(Dartmouth)
3.8

A busy town and harbour on the River Dart.

East Cowes
12. East Cowes
(East Cowes)
3.7

Cowes is an English seaport town and civil parish on the Isle of Wight. Cowes is located on the west bank of the estuary of the River Medina, facing the smaller town of East Cowes on the east bank. Wikipedia

Salcombe
13. Salcombe
(Salcombe)
3.7

A leafy town and busy natural harbour on the Kingsbridge estuary.

Outer Hope
14. Outer Hope
(Outer Hope)
3.7

A small west facing village on the southern coast of England.

Newton Ferrers
15. Newton Ferrers
(Newton Ferrers)
3.7

A large town on the tidal River Yealm and a safe harbour a short distance up from the rocky southern coast.

London
16. London
(London)
3.6

The centre of London (City of London) is home to business, culture and history.

Lymington
17. Lymington
(Lymington)
3.6

Lymington is a large town west of Southampton overlooking Yarmouth on the Isle of Wight.

East Wittering
18. East Wittering
(East Wittering)
3.6

A town on the Southern coast of England adjoining Bracklesham.

Aberaeron
19. Aberaeron
(Aberaeron)
3.2

A pretty coastal touristic town on the west coast of Wales.

Swanage
20. Swanage
(Swanage)
3.1

A large east facing town on the south coast of England south of Poole and Studland Bay.

Littlehampton
21. Littlehampton
(Littlehampton)
3.0

The river Arun runs through Littlehampton and is home to the Arun Yacht Club and a local Harbour on the town side not far from the train station.

Braye
22. Braye
(Braye)
2.8

Also known as Alderney harbour this village on the northern side of the island is protected by a 1km breakwater and provides good access to St Annes.

Kingsbridge
23. Kingsbridge
(Kingsbridge)
2.7

At the head of the Kingsbridge Estuary north of Salcombe.

Rochester
24. Rochester
(Rochester)
2.7

Rochester is an old historic town in the south east of England set back from the sea but accessed by the Rover Medway.

Lytham St Annes
25. Lytham St Annes
(Lytham St Annes)
2.5

Lytham St Annes is a conurbation in the Fylde district of Lancashire, England. The neighbouring towns of Lytham and St. Annes-on-the-Sea have grown together and now form a seaside resort. Wikipedia

Ryde
26. Ryde
(Ryde)
2.5

Ryde is a seaside town on the northern coast of the Isle of Wight with an unusual long pier for a ferry terminal that has a train running long it. Home to a small local harbour.

Portchester
27. Portchester
(Portchester)
2.5

A small inland town at the Northern end of Portsmouth Harbour.

Bristol
28. Bristol
(Bristol)
2.5

Bristol is an inland city linked to the Sea by the River Avon. Bristol has a 19th century harbour that now contains restaurants and shops.

Newquay
29. Newquay
(Newquay)
2.5

Newquay is a popular tourist town on the north coast of Cornwall.

Bournemouth
30. Bournemouth
(Bournemouth)
2.5

Bournemouth is a seaside resort on the southern coast of England.

Plymouth
31. Plymouth
(Plymouth)
2.5

Plymouth is a costal city on the south coast of Devon, England.

Datchet
32. Datchet
(Datchet)
2.5

Village in Berkshire near Windsor and Slough.

Lee-on-the-Solent
33. Lee-on-the-Solent
(Lee-on-the-Solent)
2.5

A small coast town west of Portsmouth overlooking the Isle of Wight.

Hill Head
34. Hill Head
(Hill Head)
2.5

A small coastal town west of Portsmouth overlooking the Isle of Wight.

Warsash
35. Warsash
(Warsash)
2.5

Warsash is on the river humble on the opposite side of the river to Hamble-Le-Rice.

Lower Swanwick
36. Lower Swanwick
(Lower Swanwick)
2.5

Lower Swanwick is up the River Hamble with a large marina, the A27 bridge blocks masted boats from heading further up the river.

Southampton
37. Southampton
(Southampton)
2.5

Southampton is a city on the south coast of England on the river Itchen and leads to the central solent.

Totton
38. Totton
(Totton)
2.5

A town to the west of Southampton across the estuary.

Hythe
39. Hythe
(Hythe)
2.5

Hythe is on the western side of the busy commercial channel up to Southampton.

Bucklers Hard
40. Bucklers Hard
(Bucklers Hard)
2.5

A small village on the Beaulieu River west of Southampton.

Milford on Sea
41. Milford on Sea
(Milford on Sea)
2.5

A small town on the south coast of England.

Barton on Sea
42. Barton on Sea
(Barton on Sea)
2.5

A large town on the south coast of England.

Christchurch
43. Christchurch
(Christchurch)
2.5

A large inland town on the Rivers Avon and Stour accused through the natural Christchurch Harbour protected by 'The Run' sandbank

Mudeford
44. Mudeford
(Mudeford)
2.5

On the northern shore of the Christchurch Harbour.

Southbourne
45. Southbourne
(Southbourne)
2.5

A large town on the southern coast of England.

Boscombe
46. Boscombe
(Boscombe)
2.5

A town on the southern coast of England east of Bournemouth.

Canford Cliffs
47. Canford Cliffs
(Canford Cliffs)
2.5

A small town on the southern coast of England with a long sandy beach.

Poole
48. Poole
(Poole)
2.5

A large town set back from the coast by a natural harbour, and providing access to Upton Lake (Holes Bay)

Hamworthy
49. Hamworthy
(Hamworthy)
2.5

A large town on Poole Harbour and Upton Lake overlooking Poole.

Wareham
50. Wareham
(Wareham)
2.5

An inland town connected to Poole Harbour by the busy River Frome.

West Lulworth
51. West Lulworth
(West Lulworth)
2.5

A small inland village close to a natural cove on the southern coast of England.

Ringstead
52. Ringstead
(Ringstead)
2.5

A small village on the south coast of England.

Overcombe
53. Overcombe
(Overcombe)
2.5

Overcome (and adjoining neighbour Preston) is on the south coast of England just east of Weymouth.

Castletown
54. Castletown
(Castletown)
2.5

On the northern side of the small Portland island (although connected to the mainland). The town is part of Portland Harbour.

West Bay
55. West Bay
(West Bay)
2.5

This small town is on the long sandy southern coastline of England found west of Portland island.

Lyme Regis
56. Lyme Regis
(Lyme Regis)
2.5

A town on the sandy southern shores of England found between Weymouth and Exeter.

Seaton
57. Seaton
(Seaton)
2.5

A pretty town on the sandy shores of England's southern coastline.

Beer
58. Beer
(Beer)
2.5

A village on the southern coast of England near Seaton.

Sidmouth
59. Sidmouth
(Sidmouth)
2.5

A popular town on the southern coast of England with a sandy beach.

Budleigh Salterton
60. Budleigh Salterton
(Budleigh Salterton)
2.5

A town on the southern coast of England with a long popular beach.

Exmouth
61. Exmouth
(Exmouth)
2.5

A large town on the eastern shore at the mouth of the River Exe with large sand banks on the inner harbour.

Starcross
62. Starcross
(Starcross)
2.5

A village overlooking Exmouth across the River Exe estuary.

Lympstone
63. Lympstone
(Lympstone)
2.5

A small village just north of Exmouth on the River Exe estuary.

Topsham
64. Topsham
(Topsham)
2.5

A town north of Exmouth at the head of the River Exe estuary.

Dawlish
65. Dawlish
(Dawlish)
2.5

A large town on the souther English coastline.

Teignmouth
66. Teignmouth
(Teignmouth)
2.5

A large town on the mouth of the estuary of the River Teign on the southern coast of England.

Shaldon
67. Shaldon
(Shaldon)
2.5

The small town of Sheldon overlooks the larger town of Teignmouth.

Paignton
68. Paignton
(Paignton)
2.5

A large town in Devon on the southern coast of England.

Brixham
69. Brixham
(Brixham)
2.5

A large town on the southern side of Tor Bay.

Kingswear
70. Kingswear
(Kingswear)
2.5

A small village near the mouth of the River Dart.

Dittisham
71. Dittisham
(Dittisham)
2.5

A small village on the River Dart north of Dartmouth.

Stoke Gabriel
72. Stoke Gabriel
(Stoke Gabriel)
2.5

A small village found near the River Dart.

Totnes
73. Totnes
(Totnes)
2.5

A large inland town linked to the English Channel by the long River Dart.

Torcross
74. Torcross
(Torcross)
2.5

A tiny village with a very long east facing sandy coastline, next to the Slapton Ley National Reserve.

Bigbury on Sea
75. Bigbury on Sea
(Bigbury on Sea)
2.5

A small town with a ricky coastline on the southern shore of England.

Turnchapel
76. Turnchapel
(Turnchapel)
2.5

A small town overlooking Plymouth.

Saltash
77. Saltash
(Saltash)
2.5

A town to the west of Plymouth where both the River Lynher and River Tamer meet.

Torpoint
78. Torpoint
(Torpoint)
2.5

A small town to the west of Plymouth overlooking the large shipyard.

Cawsand
79. Cawsand
(Cawsand)
2.5

Cawsand and Kingsand are two adjacent small villages south west of Plymouth.

Looe
80. Looe
(Looe)
2.5

A town on the south coast of England at the mouth of the River Looe.

Polperro
81. Polperro
(Polperro)
2.5

A small village on the rocky southern coast of England.

Fowey
82. Fowey
(Fowey)
2.5

A town at the mouth of the River Fowey overlooking neighbouring town Polruan.

Par
83. Par
(Par)
2.5

Par is mostly set back from the coast but has a coastal factory and a coastal caravan parks.

Charlestown
84. Charlestown
(Charlestown)
2.5

A small village south of St Austell in Cornwall on the southern coast of England.

Mevagissey
85. Mevagissey
(Mevagissey)
2.5

An east facing coastal town in Cornwall.

Gorran Haven
86. Gorran Haven
(Gorran Haven)
2.5

An east facing sandy beach town hidden behind the rocky outcrop.

Portscatho
87. Portscatho
(Portscatho)
2.5

An east facing town hidden behind a rocky outcrop to the north and south.

Saint Mawes
88. Saint Mawes
(Saint Mawes)
2.5

A town between the River Percuil and the Carrick Roads estuary, just east of Falmouth.

Mylor Bridge
89. Mylor Bridge
(Mylor Bridge)
2.5

A town north of Falmouth set back from Carrick Road estuary by a small creek.

Penryn
90. Penryn
(Penryn)
2.5

A large town north of Falmouth set back from the Carrick Road estuary on the Penryn River.

Falmouth
91. Falmouth
(Falmouth)
2.5

A large Cornish town on the southern coast of England at the mouth of the Penryn River protected from the English Channel by a large natural rocky outcrop.

Lizard
92. Lizard
(Lizard)
2.5

The most southern town in England set back from the rocky coast.

Bembridge
93. Bembridge
(Bembridge)
2.5

Bembridge is a town on the eastern most point of the Isle of Wight.

St. Helens, Ryde
94. St. Helens, Ryde
(St. Helens, Ryde)
2.5

St Helen's is a small town just inland from Bembridge on the east of Isle of Wight.

Sandown
95. Sandown
(Sandown)
2.5

Sandown, Lake and Shanklin form a large town on the south east coastline of the Isle of Wight.

Ventnor
96. Ventnor
(Ventnor)
2.5

Venter is a small town on the southern side of the Isle of Wight.

Totland
97. Totland
(Totland)
2.5

A town set back a short distance from the western coast of the Isle of Wight.

South Hayling
98. South Hayling
(South Hayling)
2.5

A large town on the southern coast of Hayling Island.

Fareham
99. Fareham
(Fareham)
2.5

A large inland town connected to the English Channel by Salterns Lake and Portsmouth Harbour.

Bosham
100. Bosham
(Bosham)
2.5

A small town at the end of the Bosham Channel connected to the English Channel by Chichester Harbour.