West Midlands and Northwest England Travel Guide

Historic West Midlands, Derbyshire, Lancashire, Cheshire, Greater Manchester, Shropshire, and Merseyside

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Top 5 reasons to visit The West Midlands and Northwest England

Chatsworth House, Derbyshire

1. Half-timbered Little Moreton Hall
2. Walking in the Peak District
3. The historic buildings at Avoncroft
4.
The elegant gardens of Chatsworth
5.
The towers of Lichfield Cathedral



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The Manor Country House Hotel
Bicester, Oxfordshire

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

Set on the edge of the Cotswolds just outside the historic market town of Bicester and 5 minutes from Bicester Shopping Village. This historic country house hotel offers luxury accommodation 2 AA rosette awarded cuisine free Wi-Fi free parking a heated outdoor Swimming pool and tennis courts. … more >>

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British History Quiz

This essayist and poet is best known for his 'Dictionery of the English Language', published in 1755



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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

The protoypical 'wicked uncle', this king was popularly blamed for murdering Edward V



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Charlestown (Self catering)
The Mackerel, Charlestown

The Mackerel

This cosy cottage is in a quiet area in the heart of Charlestown, a mile from St Austell and sleeps four people in two bedrooms.
Sleeps 4

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Trefledart Lodge, Polperro

Trefledart Lodge

This detached, charming pine lodge on the Killigarth Manor Holiday Park near Polperro in Cornwall can sleep six people in three bedrooms.
Sleeps 8

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