East Midlands - Heritage Travel Guide

Historic Derbyshire, Leicestershire & Rutland, Lincolnshire, and Nottinghamshire

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Find historic places to visit and stay in the East Midlands. Explore Robin Hood Country and the remains of Sherwood Forest, and the delights of Rutland, England's smallest county and proud of it! From the historic cities of Nottingham with its miles of underground caverns, to Lincoln with its magnificent castle and cathedral, history is never far away.

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Robin Hood statue, Nottingham Castle

Robin Hood - the story of the fabled outlaw of Sherwood Forest.

East Midlands County Travel Guides
Editor's picks - Top 5 reasons to visit the East Midlands
1. The red-brick tower of Tattershall Castle
2. The Lace Centre in Nottingham
3. The Lincolnshire Wolds
4. Sherwood Forest Country Park - even with the tourists
5. The round towers of Belvoir Castle


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Featured Historic Hotel
The Anne Boleyn Hotel Leicester

The Anne Boleyn Hotel
Staines, Berkshire

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

The Anne Boleyn Hotel, now under new management is a charming 3 star listed hotel opposite the River Thames, dating back to the 16th century. The hotel caters for both business and leisure users and is conveniently situated near many attractions and transport hubs, including Thorpe Park, Windsor Castle, Legoland, … more >>

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HISTORY CORNER

Name the Historic attraction

Name the mystery historic attraction
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British History Quiz

This Saxon leader resisted the Norman invasion from a base in the fens near present-day Ely



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This Day in British History

19 August, 1274

Edward I crowned at Westminster

The coronation took place 20 months after the death of Edward's father, Henry II

Monarch Mayhem

This monarch's nickname was 'Lackland'



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National Trust

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National Trust membership

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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Kiming Apartment, Bude

Kiming Apartment

This modern, ground floor flat is situated near Bude on Cornwall's north coastline, with two bedrooms accommodating four people.
Sleeps 4

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Whitstone (Self catering)
Willow Lodge, Whitstone

Willow Lodge

This welcoming lodge sits on the owner's small farm and campsite, just two miles from Whitstone near Launceston, sleeping six people in three bedrooms.
Sleeps 6

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