Recognised as a royal county in 1957, Berkshire is renowned for its monarchical splendour, with Windsor Castle forming the backdrop to many historic ceremonial events and occasions, but what about the other highlights of this southern shire? In Berkshire in Photographs photographer Jim Hellier captures the spirit, essence and identity of the county, highlighting the immense variety of places and landmarks to be discovered. There are towns such as Maidenhead, Windsor and Marlow; small villages including Aldworth and Stanford Dingley; beauty spots along the River Thames and Kennet & Avon Canal; and the glorious countryside of the Berkshire Downs. Jim Hellier starts his photographic journey in east Berkshire with Windsor and Eton, venturing to Lambourn in the west, and the county town of Reading in the middle. This stunning visual treasury reflects the countless gems and contrasting landscapes of Berkshire throughout the seasons.