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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Wivenhoe House Hotel Leicester

Wivenhoe House Hotel
Colchester, Essex

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

Situated just 10 minutes from Colchester centre Wivenhoe House Hotel is an inspirational country house hotel which fuses contemporary and traditional influences offering luxurious accommodation brasserie dining and free Wi-Fi and parking. Whether it s the magnificent 18th Century architecture the serenely landscaped gardens or the impeccable … more >>

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HISTORY CORNER

Name the Historic attraction

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British History Quiz

What took place on 15 June 1215?



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This Day in British History

18 October, 1529

Cardinal Wolsey falls from power

Henry blames Wolsey for failing to get papal blessing for annulment of his marriage to Catherine of Aragon. Wolsey tries to placate Henry by giving him York Place (Whitehall palace)

Monarch Mayhem

How many wives did Henry VIII have?



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Sennen Cove (Self catering)
Cragford, Sennen Cove

Cragford

This spacious and unique house is situated close to the fishing village of Sennen Cove, near Land's End and sleeps nine people in four bedrooms.
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Bodmin (Self catering)
Cottage: HCLBOSK, Bodmin

Little Boskear

11 ACRES HORSES DUCKS CHICKENS DOGS AND CATS WHEELCHAIR ACCESS This well-equipped annexe is set on the outskirts of Bodmin in a central location to tour the whole of …
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