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 Spread Eagle Lyndhurst

The Spread Eagle
Thame, Buckinghamshire

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

The Spread Eagle has stood imposingly in the heart of historic Thame since the 16th century, famous for its farmer's market and mile long Main Street. During its colourful history the hotel has played host to Charles II, French prisoners from the Napoleonic wars, famous politicians, and writers such as … more >>

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HISTORY CORNER

Name the Historic attraction

Name the mystery historic attraction
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British History Quiz

Sir Francis Drake famously completed his game of what pastime before sailing out to meet the Spanish Armada?



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This Day in British History

26 June, 1610

James I accepts Great Contract

By terms of the Contract James agreed to abolish feudal tenures and wardships in exchange for a grant from Parliament of 200,000

Monarch Mayhem

This king confronted Wat Tyler during the Peasant's Revolt of 1381



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National Trust

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Pentewan (Self catering)
Cottage: HCPENTI, Pentewan

Pentewan Ivy Cottage

CLASSIC CORNISH COTTAGE JUST A STONE'S THROW FROM BEACH AND AMENITIES This charming cottage has been sympathetically renovated to retain its original character but with all modern conveniences. Pentewan …
Sleeps 4

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Truro (Self catering)
Driftwood, Truro

Driftwood

Perched on the banks of the Tresillian River, a privately-owned Grade-II listed character cottage with direct panoramic water views. Available for weekend breaks and holidays, ideal for couples or …
Sleeps 2

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