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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Thorns Hall
Sedbergh, Cumbria

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Thorns Hall is a small manor house dating from 1535, its public rooms retain their period charm, with wooden paneling. It is located on the outskirts of the small market town of Sedbergh. This quiet town lies on the north-west corner of the Yorkshire Dales National Park and at the … more >>

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HISTORY CORNER

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British History Quiz

This legendary warrior supposedly led the British at the Battle of Mount Badon (c. 518)



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This Day in British History

17 January, 1775

Sheridan's The Rivals first peformed

Perhaps the best known work by the most famous playwright of his age was performed at Covent Garden

Monarch Mayhem

This king lost the throne, and his life, at the Battle of Bosworth



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Cottage: HCTREAT, Tintagel

Tintagel Anchorage

A SUPERB LOCATION IN A DELIGHTFUL HAMLET LESS THAN A MILE TO MANY AMENITIES This traditional cottage has many character features including beams a granite fireplace and a steep winding cottage …
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The Dairy, Coverack

The Dairy

This cottage is attached to the owners' farmhouse in a secluded, wooded location 1.5 miles from Coverack in South Cornwall, sleeping up to 4 people in 1 bedroom.
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