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 Tudor House Hotel Tarporley

The Tudor House Hotel
Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

Dating back to the 16th century Tudor House Hotel is on the edge of historic Tewkesbury overlooking the River Avon and is part of the RelaxInnz prestige collection. Rich in history the Tudor House features exposed oak beams open fireplaces and an original priests hole. There is also a secret … more >>

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British History Quiz

This Roman road ran from London to Lincoln, and was built immediately after the Roman invasion of 43AD



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This Day in British History

23 July, 1637

Prayer Book riots at St Giles Cathedral, Edinburgh

Worshippers riot when Archbishop Laud's new prayer book is used for the first time

Monarch Mayhem

This king defeated Guthrun the Dane at the Battle of Edington



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St Austell (Self catering)
Bakers Cottage, St Austell

Bakers Cottage

This spacious beautifully refurbished, detached cottage complete with a hot tub is situated in the old mining village of St Dennis, only five miles from the historic market town of …
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Wadebridge (Self catering)
Cottage: HCKCOTT, Wadebridge

FCH26499

QUAINT FORMER QUARRYMAN’S COTTAGE A SHORT DRIVE FROM PADSTOW

This delightful 19th century stone-built cottage has been lovingly refurbished by its owners and offers some superb accommodation and original features. Close …
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