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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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Littlecote House Hotel Tiverton

Littlecote House Hotel
Ramsbury, Wiltshire

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

A stunning 16th century mansion set in exquisite manicured lawns, Littlecote House Hotel offers plentiful opportunities for a leisurely break, with more than a hint of historical romance. Here in 1535 Henry VIII wooed Jane Seymour, the lovers tryst recalled in the Great Hall by a fine decorative Cupids head. … more >>

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HISTORY CORNER

Name the Historic attraction

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British History Quiz

The 'Auld Alliance' was between which two countries?



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This Day in British History

14 December, 1542

James V of Scotland dies

James's death at Falkland meant that his infant daughter Mary was named Queen of Scots

Monarch Mayhem

This king imprisoned his mother Isabella at Castle Rising



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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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Launceston (Self catering)
Cottage: HCDESTC, Launceston

FCH485

1 of 3 PROPERTIES. A REAL CORNISH WELCOME AWAITS YOU AT THIS 300 ACRE WORKING FARM. SLEEPS 4+1 

Located on the owner's farm, situated at the end of a long …
Sleeps 4

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Little Petherick (Self catering)
Waterside Cottage, Little Petherick

Waterside Cottage

This wonderful, end-terrace cottage overlooking Little Petherick Creek, in Little Petherick, near Padstow in Cornwall can sleep up to four people in two bedrooms.
Sleeps 4

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