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Today is 18th May 2021 .
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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:

The River Corve, Shropshire

River Corve

The River Corve is a small river in Shropshire, which ultimately is a tributary of the River Teme, which it joins in the town of Ludlow. The valley it flows through is known as the Corvedale, a term used as a general name for the area.

Corvedale is the valley of the River Corve as it carves a green path between the soaring hills to either side; the dale is between Brown Clee Hill, Shropshire's highest hill to the south with its accompanying hills, and the long reach of Wenlock Edge to the north. It is said to be the southernmost 'dale' in Britain. (Read more)

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