Expansion of channels began in the late 1700s but was driven out of the railroad about 100 years later
The old town Bakewell in Peak District. Most of the the town was founded in the 13th century but the church was founded as early as 920.
The 120 km long Hadrianus Wall close to the Scottish border. It was built by the Romans starting 122 A.D.
The hot springs in the valley of River Avon was the reason that the Romans built the city Bath. Bath became a World Heritage Site in 1987
Photos from my travelling in GB august 2014