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 Black Swan Hotel Hathersage

The Black Swan Hotel
Helmsley, Yorkshire

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

The face of this charming 45-room country hotel is an interesting composition of Tudor Rectory, Elizabethan Coaching Inn and Georgian House, creating a veritable maze of lounges for guests to enjoy. The newly awarded two rosette Rutland Restaurants offers three sumptuous menus for dinner including our daily changing house menu, … more >>

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HISTORY CORNER

Name the Historic attraction

Name the mystery historic attraction
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British History Quiz

Sir Francis Drake famously completed his game of what pastime before sailing out to meet the Spanish Armada?



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This Day in British History

29 April, 1916

End of Easter Rising in Dublin

The Easter Rising was one of the pivotal events in finally convincing Britain to grant Home Rule to Ireland

Monarch Mayhem

This king abdicated the throne on 11 December, 1936, before he had officially been crowned



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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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Mevagissey (Self catering)
Cottage: HCTGIDG, Mevagissey

Tregidgeo Stables

LARGE AND SPACIOUS BARN CONVERSION IN PEACEFUL SURROUNDINGS A SHORT DRIVE TO MANY OF CORNWALL'S MAIN ATTRACTIONS A perfect destination for touring the whole of Cornwall this large detached barn …
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Helston (Self catering)
Cottage: HCHTPRI, Helston

Higher Trenower Primrose

3 NEW BARN CONVERSIONS 100 ACRE CATTLE AND ARABLE FARM GAMES ROOM Higher Trenower Farm is tucked away in a rural position close to the idyllic Helford River and …
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