H is for High Street

High Street in Newmarket, Suffolk. Thanks, Internet!The term "High Street" is used in the UK the same way people in the U.S. refer to "Main Street."  Simply, it's the "main commercial and retail street in a town."  High Street is often accompanied by the word "shopping", as most High Streets are lined with shops of all kinds, pubs and other restaurants, tea houses, and charity shops. Most bigger towns and cities might have a street actually named "High Street", though smaller villages might just have a road referred to it as such. There's no mandatory proclamation that High Street must actually be  called High Street.Pictured is High Street in Newmarket (a town known for horse racing) in Suffolk.  It's a lovely High Street to shop on, with plenty of shops and restaurants. Even though the area is very commercial, it never loses its appeal as a town center or feels oppressively busy.Do you have a favorite High Street? Have you shopped...
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