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
The elegant gardens of Chatsworth
The towers of Lichfield Cathedral

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The Bear Hotel
Devizes, Wiltshire

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

Ideally located in the heart of bustling Devizes this historic property offers Free Wi-Fi Free Parking and an excellent onsite restaurant. The building's original 16th century charm still exists in the bedrooms while free Wi-Fi flat screen TV with Freeview direct dial telephones and comfortable beds … more >>

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British History Quiz

This leader of the Liberal party served as Prime Minister from 1908-1916


This Day in British History

20 January, 1265

Simon de Montfort's parliament meets in London

The parliament gathers 2 knights from each shire and 2 burgesses from certain selected boroughs

Monarch Mayhem

This monarch was married to Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon in 1923


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Liskeard (Self catering)
Riverbank, Liskeard


In a riverside setting within the grounds this very comfortable cottage has special features making it particularily suitable for wheelchair users. Entrance hall. Sitting/dining room with patio doors. Well equipped …
Sleeps 6

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Pendeen (Self catering)
Tor Barn, Pendeen

Tor Barn

Beamed sitting room with open fire. Well equipped kitchen with dining area. Double bedroom with ensuite shower room/WC. Twin bedded room. Two single bedrooms. Bathroom/WC with sunken bath (shower over) …
Sleeps 6

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