Cotswolds Travel Guide

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Bourton-on-the-Water, Gloucestershire

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Editor's picks - Top 5 reasons to visit the Cotswolds
Northleach, Gloucestershire 1. The beautiful honey-toned stone cottages
2. Walking the Cotswold Way
3. The leafy green Windrush valley
4. The antique shops in Stow-on-the-Wold
5. Hidcote Gardens - one of the jewels of Britain


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Featured Historic Hotel
Mermaid Inn Burford

Mermaid Inn
Rye, East Sussex

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

The Mermaid Inn the Jewel in Rye's Crown and is one of England's oldest and loveliest inns with Norman cellars dating from 1156 the Mermaid rebuilt in 1420 offers tradition and charm in abundance. The Inn is a only 2-minute walk from Rye Heritage Centre and a 3-minute walk from … more >>

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British History Quiz

What important document was signed at Runnymede in 1215?



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This Day in British History

25 April, 1284

Birth of Prince Edward (Edward II) at Caernarfon Castle

He was later named 'Prince of Wales', a title conferred on heirs to the English throne since

Monarch Mayhem

This king was the first of his family to be buried at Fontevrault Abbey



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National Trust

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Free entry to National Trust properties throughout England, Wales, and Northern Ireland, plus discounted admission to National Trust for Scotand properties.

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St Agnes (Self catering)
Sparrows Nest, St Agnes

Sparrows Nest

Sparrow's Nest is a 400 year old Cornish cottage that has been extended and renovated to provide most mod cons yet keeps its rustic charm. It's ideal for couples seeking …
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Cottage: HCNPOAK, Bude

North Penlean Oak

1 OF 2 PROPERTIES 50 ACRES PIGS DONKEY PONIES SMALL ANIMALS AND WOODLAND SLEEPS 6 + 2 Situated in a delightful part of North Cornwall North Penlean Farm offers two …
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