West Country Travel Guide

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 Bath

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

Name the Historic attraction

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British History Quiz

The Declaration of Arbroath asserted the independence of what country?



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This Day in British History

23 June, 1611

Mutiny on board Henry Hudson's 'Discoverie'

Mutineers cast explorer Hudson and 8 others adrift in an open boat in James Bay

Monarch Mayhem

This queen was the daughter of Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon



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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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Boscastle (Self catering)
Cottage: HCPENDW, Boscastle

Pendowr Lodge

NEW OAK FRAMED LODGE ON PARK NESTLING IN ROLLING COUNTRYSIDE Pendowr Lodge is a recently constructed oak timber cottage built from locally-sourced sustainable materials and is situated on a specifically …
Sleeps 6

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Callington (Self catering)
Cottage: HCPARLC, Callington

Parlour Cottage Polhilsa Farm

1 OF 4 PROPERTIES RECENTLY FINISHED BARN CONVERSION ENJOYING VIEWS OVER PICTURESQUE LAKE AND MOORLAND Renovated to the highest of standards these properties offer a slice of luxury in a …
Sleeps 6

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