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
Charlton House Lyndhurst

Charlton House
Shepton Mallet, Somerset

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

A luxury country house with a unique story- built in 1630 and opened as a hotel in 1996 by Roger Saul the creator of the British design label, Mulberry and his wife Monty. Nestling peacefully on the edge of an English market town, this atmospheric country house hotel has retained … more >>

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HISTORY CORNER

Name the Historic attraction

Name the mystery historic attraction
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British History Quiz

This leader of the Liberal party served as Prime Minister from 1908-1916



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This Day in British History

20 August, 1912

Death of William Booth

Booth (b. 1829) founded the Salvation Army in 1865 and served as its first General

Monarch Mayhem

This corpulent monarch's nickname before taking the throne was 'Prinny'



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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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Penzance (Self catering)
The Lobster Pot, Penzance

The Lobster Pot

Harbours Reach is situated on the middle floor of the former Lobster Pot Hotel. This is a Luxury apartment finished to the highest standard. Direct 180 degree views over the …
Sleeps 6

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Camelford (Self catering)
Warmington House, Camelford

Warmington House

This detached house is in the market town of Camelford near to Bude and can sleep twelve people in six bedrooms.
Sleeps 12

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