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Today is 26th November 2020 .
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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:

Bridge Street in Bungay, Suffolk


Bungay is a jaunty market town in Suffolk. It lies at the neck of a loop in the River Waveney, which marks the border with Norfolk. It stands five and a half miles west of Beccles, on the edge of the Broads. Bungay has an unusually large number of hairdressers, antique shops, food outlets and pubs and a wide range of specialist shops.

The parish church, Holy Trinity, has a late Anglo-Saxon round tower, the remainder being mediæval. (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.