Which English County Should You Actually Live In?
You are refined, but outdoorsy. You’re not afraid to get your hands, and your Barbour dirty - as long as you can wash up afterwards. Go on, hug a swan for us.
You’re a clever thing, aren’t you? But you don’t go on about it. You know there’s more to Cambridgeshire than its most famous city.
You know how to to flaunt what you have, but you’re not brash. Footballers love you, and so did the Romans. My, what lovely walls you have.
You’re independent but not solitary. You don’t like being boxed in, and enjoy the freedom that comes with living by the sea. And the beautiful landscape doesn’t hurt either.
You like your own space, but you’re not a loner. By the way, we don’t mean to be rude by phwoar you’re a good looking county.
You’re one of a kind, and you know what you like. And that includes putting cream on scones before the jam.
You’re secure in yourself, and you’re not fazed by being a little remote. Who needs 3G when you have forests, scrumpy and dinosaur bones?
You like to deviate from the mainstream, and you don’t take yourself too seriously. With the South Downs behind you and the sea looking out, you’re the Joey to Greater London’s Chandler.
People may have the wrong perception of you, but you don’t care. You’re frank, fun and open-hearted. Plus you’ve got the Central Line.
You’re interesting and motivated. And why wouldn’t you be? The whole world is at your fingertips, and everybody else secretly wishes they were a bit more like you.
People wonder how you always stay so relaxed. They point out your cheese-rolling competitions. You sigh contentedly and smile to yourself, responding, "yes and Harry Potter was filmed here".
You may seem calm on the surface, but beneath the water it’s all go. Ports and forests and Austen - there’s more to you than meets the eye.
You are as welcoming and comforting as an episode of Women’s Hour on BBC Radio Four. Never change.
No man is an island, but you can be.
You’re so laid back. Others envy you. Maybe it’s the beautiful beaches, or the fact that on a clear day you can see France, but there’s nowhere else anyone would want to be.
You’ve got a rich heritage, and it shows. You’re not stuck up though - you know that for every Tudor Red Rose, you’ve got a Wallace and Gromit.
Spot the creative one. You’re not one to rest on your laurels though, you’re always moving on up - and always fantastic company.
Aha! Sorry, couldn’t resist. Seriously though, you’re good enough for the Queen to live in part-time, and you’re good enough for us.
You like things a certain way, but only because you care. And if people rub you up the wrong way, you’re not afraid to pull rank. Two words: Yorkshire Puddings.
You’re glossy, but not prissy. When people mouth "suburbs", you shout back, "Charles Dickens, John Donne and Douglas Adams”.
You’re an attractive prospect, that’s for sure. Between the cider and the cheddar, you’re the perfect host. Oh, and did we mention Glastonbury?
People might think you’re stuck up because of your brainy background, but you point them to dreamy Henley-on-Thames during the regatta, and ask them to reconsider.
You don’t mind sticking out in a crowd. From the outstandingly beautiful moors, to the unmissable Hadrian’s wall, it’s hard to miss you. Oh, and you’re the only English county with its own tartan.
Like a favourite auntie, you are posh, but tremendous fun. And that’s without even playing the ‘home of Shakespeare’ card.
You’re a genius in your time, and deserving of everyday praise. Nothing is too good for the creator of the Bakewell Tart. Now, can we have another slice?
You are the the Angel of the North. Congratulations!
You’re reasonable, and people seldom argue with you - not least because the RAF have two bases in you.