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Today is 27th September 2016.
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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 -

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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:

On the Clent Hills, Worcestershire

Clent Hills

The Clent Hills are a range of modest hills in north-eastern Worcestershire. They lie 10 miles south-west of Birmingham city centre by the village of Clent. The closest towns are Stourbridge and Halesowen.

The main hills of the range are Wychbury Hill, Clent Hill and Adams Hill, Walton Hill and Calcot Hill. It is not a great range but very popular for hillwalking because the Clent Hills are adjacent to the conurbation of the Black Country and Birmingham, and they they draw many folk from the cities seeking clear air and exercise (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.