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Today is 22nd August 2019
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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:

Cottages in Duncrievie, Kinross-shire

Duncrievie

Duncrievie is a little village in Kinross-shire, in the Ochil Hills and within the parish of Arngask. The village is in the very north of this little county, hard by its bounds and three quarters of a mile south of Glenfarg, through which the border between Fife and Perthshire runs:

The village is on a former toll road linking Glenfarg with Milnathort to the south, now replaced as a route by the M9 motorway and the B996, which runs alongside it, just below the Duncrievie. (Read more)

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