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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Thorns Hall
Sedbergh, Cumbria

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

Thorns Hall is a small manor house dating from 1535, its public rooms retain their period charm, with wooden paneling. It is located on the outskirts of the small market town of Sedbergh. This quiet town lies on the north-west corner of the Yorkshire Dales National Park and at the … more >>

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British History Quiz

The first major battle of the English Civil War was fought 23 October 1642



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This Day in British History

25 May, 1659

Richard Cromwell resigns

Oliver Cromwell's son and heir paves the way for Restoration of the Monarchy

Monarch Mayhem

The second surviving son of Charles I and Henrietta Maria, he ruled only 3 years before being deposed



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Looe (Self catering)
Jovales, Looe

Jovales

This cosy cottage, close to the hamlet of Morval and Looe in Cornwall, sleeps two people in one double bedroom.
Sleeps 2

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Orchard End, Launceston

Orchard End

This cottage is in the village of Boyton, attached to the owners’ Cornish farmhouse in an idyllic rural setting alongside the magnificent river Tamar, just 5.5 miles from Launceston in …
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