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Today is 22nd June 2018 .
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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:

In the Moorfoot hills – the road to Blackhope Scar, Midlothian

Moorfoot Hills

The Moorfoot Hills are a range of modest, rounded hills south of Edinburgh, extending over the southern stretch of Midlothian and into the east of Peeblesshire and northern Selkirkshire. They are a gentle introduction to the ranges which collectively form the Southern Uplands.

The highest of the Moorfoot Hills is Windlestraw Law, at 2,162 feet on the border of Peeblesshire with Selkirkshire. (Read more)

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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.