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Tufton Arms Hotel
Appleby-in-Westmorland, Cumbria

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

Dating to the 16th century, the Tufton Arms is located in the heart of Appleby, the unofficial capital of the beautiful Eden Valley. A few steps from the hotel front door are Appleby Castle, the historic medieval church, and the shops lining elegant Boroughgate. The Tufton is a listed building, rated Grade II for its historic interest. more >>

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Portreath (Self catering)
Cottage: HCOLDPI, Portreath

The Old Piggery

NEWLY CONVERTED BARN JUST 10 MINUTES FROM THE BEACH AT GWITHIAN BAY Nestling in the peaceful countryside only a short drive from the stunning coastline is The Old Piggery. …
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Chacewater (Self catering)
2 The Square, Chacewater

2 The Square

This Grade II listed, old mine captain's cottage is situated in the village of Chacewater, five miles from Truro in Cornwall, with three bedrooms able to accommodate six people.
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