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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
Rookery Manor Hotel & Spa Exeter

Rookery Manor Hotel & Spa
Weston-super-Mare, Somerset

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

Spend the night at Rookery Manor Hotel & Spa and you will wake up feeling to the manor born. Our dedicated staff take great pride in caring for every guest at this country estate. The 16th century manor has been turned into a 4-star boutique hotel and spa by owner … more >>

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HISTORY CORNER

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British History Quiz

The first Hanoverian monarch of England, he spoke no English and relinquished political control to a Prime Minister, Robert Walpole



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This Day in British History

17 January, 1775

Sheridan's The Rivals first peformed

Perhaps the best known work by the most famous playwright of his age was performed at Covent Garden

Monarch Mayhem

This king lost the throne, and his life, at the Battle of Bosworth



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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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North Petherwin (Self catering)
Alm Lodge, North Petherwin

Alm Lodge

This delightful, detached barn conversion is next to a working farm on the outskirts of North Petherwin near Launceston.
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Carlyon Bay (Self catering)
Cottage: HCCARLP, Carlyon Bay

Carlyon Penthouse

PENTHOUSE APARTMENT WITH SEA GLIMPSES IN MUCH SOUGHT AFTER AREA This top floor penthouse apartment is set in this exclusive development in the much sought after Carlyon Bay area. …
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