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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The George & Dragon
Rowde, Wiltshire

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

The George and Dragon is a 16th century coaching inn, still displaying the original beams with the carved Tudor rose and large open fireplaces. The rooms are warm and cosy with wooden floors and antique rugs, candlelit tables and crisp white linen for the tables. more >>

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HISTORY CORNER

Name the Historic attraction

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British History Quiz

This decisive battle saw Alfred the Great defeat the Danes under Guthrun



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This Day in British History

20 January, 1265

Simon de Montfort's parliament meets in London

The parliament gathers 2 knights from each shire and 2 burgesses from certain selected boroughs

Monarch Mayhem

Defeated Robert, Duke of Normandy, at the Battle of Avranches



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National Trust

National Trust membership

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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Kilkhampton (Self catering)
No 2 The Old Coach House, Kilkhampton

No 2 The Old Coach House

This mid-terraced cottage in Kilkhampton sleeps four people in two bedrooms.
Sleeps 4

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Rosudgeon (Self catering)
Two Threes, Rosudgeon

Two Threes

This welcoming, detached cottage is Rosudgeon, Cornwall, sleeps five people in three bedrooms.
Sleeps 5

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