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Britain tourism September

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Roger Federer (SUI) playing against Marin Cilic (CRO) in the final of the Gentlemen’s Singles on Centre Court. The Championships 2017 at The All England Lawn Tennis Club, Wimbledon. Day 7 Monday 10/07/2017. Credit: AELTC/Thomas Lovelockvideo

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British Days Out - July - Henley Regatta

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Accommodation

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The Bloomsbury Hotel, London

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Great British Buildings

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Cirencester

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