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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Sella Park House Hotel Manchester

Sella Park House Hotel
Seascale, Cumbria

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

A 16th Centuary Hotel located within 6 acres of mature gardens and riverside location in the heart of the Western Lake District.The traditional Priory Restaurant uses only the best locally sourced produce to provide you with the perfect dining experience.Our Large traditional rooms offer supurb comfort and ease of use … more >>

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British History Quiz

This national celebration marked the 60th anniversary of Queen Victoria's coronation



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This Day in British History

19 February, 1858

Conspiracy to Murder bill rejected by Commons

The bill proposed anti-terrorist measures, specifically making it a crime in Britain to plot a foreign murder. The failure of the bill caused Lord Palmerston to resign as PM

Monarch Mayhem

This king's madness led to a Regency headed by his son, George (and to a popular modern film!)



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Demelza Cottage, Blisland

Demelza Cottage

Demelza Cottage at Hockadays has been converted from a 17th century barn, which was used for farming purposes until 1986. It is situated at Tregenna, an attractive hamlet of …
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Crackington Haven (Self catering)
Cottage: HCTRUSP, Crackington Haven

Trussell Primrose Cottage

1 OF 2 CHARMING BARN CONVERSIONS LOCATED ON THIS WELL MAINTAINED SMALLHOLDING These converted semi-detached barns located within this delightful smallholding enjoy far-reaching rolling countryside views. The perfect spot for …
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