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.

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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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Rose & Crown Hotel Nottingham

Rose & Crown Hotel
Bainbridge, Yorkshire

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The hotel is one of Yorkshire's oldest hotels and it overlooks the village of Bainbridge in the heart of beautiful Wensleydale. Hundreds of years ago Wensleydale was a dense forest and Bainbridge was a safe haven for the foresters that worked it. This memory continues with a forest horn located … more >>

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HISTORY CORNER

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British History Quiz

The Declaration of Arbroath asserted the independence of what country?



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This Day in British History

28 February, 1820

Cato Street Conspiracy foiled

Conspirators, led by Arthur Thistlewood, planned to blow up the Cabinet

Monarch Mayhem

This king led his troops at the Battle of Dettingen in 1743, the last English king to lead his men in battle



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Nightingale Cottage, East Taphouse

Nightingale Cottage

This romantic cottage near East Taphouse sleeps two people in one bedroom.
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Lowenna, Falmouth

Lowenna

This detached cottage on the outskirts of Famouth sleeps six people in three bedrooms.
Sleeps 6

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