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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The New Inn Ashbourne

The New Inn
Hook, Hampshire

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

Relax in 15th century surroundings and enjoy our fine selection of cask ales and worldwide wines. You can enjoy your meal in a traditional setting with classic oak beams and winter log fires. We have 16 well appointed en-suite bedrooms.All rooms are equipped with a 32 inch flat screen and … more >>

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HISTORY CORNER

Name the Historic attraction

Name the mystery historic attraction
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British History Quiz

This monastery on the banks of the River Tyne was the home of scholar and author The Venerable Bede



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This Day in British History

23 June, 1611

Mutiny on board Henry Hudson's 'Discoverie'

Mutineers cast explorer Hudson and 8 others adrift in an open boat in James Bay

Monarch Mayhem

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



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Tintagel (Self catering)
Cottage: HCLTREC, Tintagel

Lower Trethinna Cottage

CHARMING DETACHED COTTAGE FULL OF CHARACTER This pretty Grade II listed detached cottage is set in a small hamlet just on the edge of the sleepy village of Altarnun. It …
Sleeps 4

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St Merryn (Self catering)
Driftwood, St Merryn

Driftwood

L' shaped sitting/dining room. Well equipped kitchen. Utility room. Two double bedrooms both with TV/video and one with ensuite shower room/WC. Small twin bedded room. Bathroom/WC (shower attachment).
Sleeps 6

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