Southern England Historic Attractions Guide

Historic Wiltshire, Hampshire, West Sussex, Isle of Wight

Editor's picks - Top 5 reasons to visit South Central England
1. Stourhead garden at any time of year
2. Salisbury Cathedral, and Salisbury in general
3. Weald & Downland Museum
4. Ponies in the New Forest
5. Walking on the Isle of Wight


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Featured Historic Hotel
Falstaff Hotel Haslemere

Falstaff Hotel
Canterbury, Kent

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

A traditional 15th century coaching inn, The Falstaff Hotel is steeped in history yet offers you modern comfortable accommodation and free parking. Located steps away from the Westgate Tower, the hotel provides easy access to the city centre and its attractions, including the impressive Canterbury Cathedral, a designated World Heritage … more >>

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HISTORY CORNER

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British History Quiz

This famous architect designed the Crystal Palace for the Great Exhibition of 1851



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This Day in British History

01 May, 1464

Edward IV marries Elizabeth Woodville

The marriage is held in secret, and not divulged to the royal council until 14 September

Monarch Mayhem

This king met Francis I of France at the Field of the Cloth of Gold



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National Trust

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National Trust membership

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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Gunnislake (Self catering)
32 Valley Lodge, Gunnislake

32 Valley Lodge

This delightful, detached lodge on the Honnicombe Manor holiday park near Gunnislake sleeps six people in three bedrooms.
Sleeps 6

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Bude (Self catering)
Swallow Barn, Bude

Swallow Barn

Budds Barns have 3 cottages set around a traditional courtyard in this peaceful area 3 miles from the coast. Suitable for all seasons. From Budds you are ideally …
Sleeps 5

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