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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
The Bowl Inn Falmouth

The Bowl Inn
Lower Almondsbury, Gloucestershire

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

An historic inn offering superb accommodation excellent food fine wines and real ales. Nestling on the southeastern edge of the Severn Vale in the village of Lower Almondsbury The Bowl Inn derives its name from the shape of the land surrounding the Severn Estuary. Each comfortable room … more >>

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Name the Historic attraction

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British History Quiz

Canute and his Danes defeated British forces under Edmund Ironside on 18 October, 1016



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This Day in British History

29 March, 1461

Battle of Towton

In the bloodiest battle on English soil, Edward of York defeats a Lancastrian army, forcing Henry VI to flee to Scotland

Monarch Mayhem

This king's most famous mistress was Jane Shore, daughter of a wealthy London merchant



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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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Hayle (Self catering)
Cottage: HCRIVHO, Hayle

FCH1495

1 OF 3 PROPERTIES SITUATED 3 MILES FROM HAYLE WITH 140 ACRES OF ARABLE

These three well-appointed barn conversions are situated in a tranquil position approached via a private drive a …
Sleeps 10

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Egloskerry (Self catering)
Palmers Lodge, Egloskerry

Palmers Lodge

Furnished to a high standard and decorated well throughout, this compact, contemporary open-plan living area has everything today’s holidaymaker could possibly need for a well-earned break.
Sleeps 2

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