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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New Inn Hotel Bulkington

New Inn Hotel
Gloucester, Gloucestershire

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

The New Inn Hotel is situated in the heart of Gloucester and dates back to the 14th-century it is considered to be the finest medieval galleried inn in Britain and has been beautifully restored and refurbished. There are 33 ensuite rooms featuring exposed beams & original features TV and … more >>

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HISTORY CORNER

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British History Quiz

This famous military debacle was immortalized by Alfred, Lord Tennyson, in his poem, The Charge of the Light Brigade



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This Day in British History

25 April, 1284

Birth of Prince Edward (Edward II) at Caernarfon Castle

He was later named 'Prince of Wales', a title conferred on heirs to the English throne since

Monarch Mayhem

This king imprisoned his mother Isabella at Castle Rising



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Praa Sands (Self catering)
Coachmans, Praa Sands

Coachmans

All on ground floor: Living room/dining room/kitchen area. 1 double bedroom. Shower room with toilet.
Sleeps 2

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Sowanna Farm Cottage

SET IN A PEACEFUL LOCATION This attractive farmhouse wing is set in glorious Cornish countryside at the end of a long driveway on a working cattle farm just 2 …
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