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Today is 20th December 2014.
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Wikishire is where you may find the best of Britain and Ireland.

Wikishire is where you are; whether you are on the Shetland islands or the South Shetland Islands, or the places between, Wikishire is a growing guide on all you need to know about the British and Irish lands.

Tell the world what you love about your home. Each shire, from Kent to Kerry is here, with ever-growing detail; if your town or village is not in Wikishire, or if something important is missed out, then log on, then -

Add it and Edit

To begin, you can peruse the list of counties of the UK or Republic of Ireland, or even go directly to a random page! To accompany the encyclopædia we also have an interactive map of the counties of the British Isles.

Today's featured image is:

Totteridge village green, Hertfordshire


Totteridge is a village in southern Hertfordshire. The heart of the village is a long, sinuous lane, named variously along its length as Totteridge Common, Totteridge Village and Totteridge Lane, beside which lane stand the mansions of the wealthy and the vast village green.

At its eastern end the village begins to take its character more from the suburbs of the surrounding metropolitan conurbation, which it never quite touches: Totteridge is thus a mixture of suburban development and open common land and farmland (Read more)

What is a wiki?

A wiki is a collaborative website with certain standard functions allowing easy editing of pages by anyone. At Wikishire, you may log on and start work right away.

Few things stay still for long, and here you can keep updating or improving the articles. A wiki is a constant work in progress.