The Brit List: The 10 Most British Towns in America
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Speed has inspired us to take our own digital scenic tour through these purple mountain majesties and amber waves of grain with one goal in mind: uncovering Britishness! Mind the Gap columnist William Kay gives us snapshots of the most quintessentially British towns in America.
We are witnessing a new British invasion. In a growing number of U.S. cities Brits are unpacking their soccer and cricket kit – and they are quickly followed by stores selling HP Sauce and Colman’s Mustard.
Here are ten of the U.S. cities that have most successfully succumbed to the Brit embrace.