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Historic Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, and Somerset

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Editor's picks - Top 5 reasons to visit South East England

1. The west front of Wells Cathedral
2. The haunting tors of Dartmoor
3. The water-bound causeway to St Michael's Mount
4. Cycling on the Somerset Levels
5. The gardens at Forde Abbey



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Featured Historic Hotel
Chandos House Tiverton

Chandos House
London, Greater London

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

Beautifully restored Grade 1 listed Georgian townhouse hidden in a quiet corner of central London, 3 minutes walk from Oxford Circus. Designed and built by Robert and James Adam, the most prominent Scottish architects in Georgian Britain, the house is a fine example of their work with amazing grand rooms … more >>

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HISTORY CORNER

Name the Historic attraction

Name the mystery historic attraction
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British History Quiz

This musical conductor is best known for composing 'Rule Britannia'



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This Day in British History

21 April, 1509

Death of Henry VII

Henry's death at Richmond Palace allowed the Prince of Wales to take the throne as Henry VIII

Monarch Mayhem

This monarch was dubbed the Virgin Queen, for she never married



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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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Tintagel (Self catering)
Pillar Box Cottage, Tintagel

Pillar Box Cottage

Cosy beamed sitting/dining room with electric fire in huge inglenook fireplace. Small kitchen leading to bathroom/WC (shower attachment). First floor: Single bedroom with additional pull out bed (for + 1) …
Sleeps 4

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Porthleven (Self catering)
Kernow Cottage, Porthleven

Kernow Cottage

This detached cottage is located in the village of Porthleven and can sleep four people in two bedrooms.
Sleeps 4

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