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Today is 22nd September 2018
Derbyshire Day.
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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:

Poole's Cavern, Derbyshire

Wonders of the Peak

The Seven Wonders of the Peak were listed by the philosopher Thomas Hobbes, from the eulogy by William Camden in the late Elizabethan. All within the Peak District of Derbyshire they are a set of natural wonders and one manmade: Poole's Cavern; St Ann's Well, Buxton; The Devil's Arse, near Castleton; Mam Tor, near Castleton; The Ebbing and Flowing Well at Tideswell; Eldon Hole; and Chatsworth House. (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.