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 Angel Restaurant with Rooms
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire

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The Angel restaurant at Long Crendon. This 16th century coaching inn nestled in a picturesque village on the Bucks, Oxfordshire borders has built up a reputation for being one of those rare places that combines wonderful food, ambience, and service. So, if you?re looking for somewhere to simply enjoy lunch, … more >>

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British History Quiz

This king of Mercia built an immense earthwork stretching the length of the current Welsh border



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This Day in British History

30 March, 1533

Thomas Cranmer named Archbishop of Canterbury

Cranmer's influence over the English Reformation was profound

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This king lost the throne, and his life, at the Battle of Bosworth



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59 Valley Lodge, Gunnislake

59 Valley Lodge

This detached holiday lodge is situated on the Honicombe Manor Holiday Park near to Tavistock and can sleep six people in four bedrooms.
Sleeps 6

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Blythe Cottage, Truro

Blythe Cottage

Perched on the banks of the Tresillian River, a privately-owned Grade-II listed character cottage with direct panoramic water views. Available for weekend breaks and holidays, ideal for couples and …
Sleeps 5

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