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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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The Crown at Playhatch Bath

The Crown at Playhatch
Reading, Berkshire

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

A charming 16th century Country Inn with an excellent restaurant and luxurious modern accommodation. Set in the picturesque hamlet of Playhatch, nestled between the Thames and the Chilterns area of outstanding natural beauty, yet conveniently close to Reading, Henley-on-Thames and Maidenhead with high-speed rail links to London, the West and … more >>

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HISTORY CORNER

Name the Historic attraction

Name the mystery historic attraction
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British History Quiz

This famous architect designed the Crystal Palace for the Great Exhibition of 1851



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This Day in British History

19 October, 1216

Death of King John

The unlamented John died at Newark, and was buried at Worcester Cathedral, the only king to lie there

Monarch Mayhem

This queen escaped from Oxford Castle by walking through enemy lines in the middle of the night



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Liskeard (Self catering)
Butterdon Mill 2, Liskeard

Butterdon Mill 2

Butterdon Mill Holiday Homes is a small privately owned family concern.The 12 detached brick built bungalows nestle in a delightfully sheltered wooded valley just 3 miles from Liskeard. Set in …
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Cottage: HCSTONY, Fowey

Stoneycroft

CHARACTER COTTAGE PERFECT FOR TOURING THE WHOLE OF CORNWALL This delightful detached stone cottage nestles peacefully on the edge of the Redmoor Nature Reserve at the foot of Helman Tor …
Sleeps 6

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