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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
Hartwell House Hotel, Restaurant and Spa Sidmouth

Hartwell House Hotel, Restaurant and Spa
Stone, Buckinghamshire

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

Explore Buckinghamshire and the Chilterns ... Hartwell House is a magnificent stately home standing in ninety acres of landscaped parkland and luscious gardens. It has forty-six bedrooms and suites and several elegant and spacious reception rooms with outstanding decorative ceilings and panelling, antique furniture and fine paintings. Hartwell House is … more >>

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HISTORY CORNER

Name the Historic attraction

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British History Quiz

The fourth wife of Henry VIII, who agreed to marry her partly on the basis of a flattering portrait painted by Holbein



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This Day in British History

22 May, 1455

1st Battle of St Albans

Yorkists defeat a royal army and capture Henry VI. The Duke of York becomes Constable of England.

Monarch Mayhem

The last monarch of Britain to be called Emperor of India



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National Trust

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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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Newlyn (Self catering)
Kay Fin, Newlyn

Kay Fin

This traditional seaside cottage in Newlyn, Cornwall, sleeps four people in two bedrooms.
Sleeps 4

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Truro (Self catering)
Blythe Cottage, Truro

Blythe Cottage

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 and …
Sleeps 5

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