Heart of England - Heritage Travel Guide

Historic Bedfordshire, Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Hertfordshire, Northamptonshire, and Warwickshire

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They call it the 'Heart' of England for good reason! Find historic places to visit and stay, explore Shakespeare's Startford-upon-Avon and some of the finest stately homes in England, such as Waddesdon Manor and Cliveden House. From the historic cities of Warwick with its superb medioeval castle, to Bedford and its links with native son John Bunyan, history is never far away.

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John Bunyan - Bedford's most famous son
Lace Making in Bedford
William Shakespeare biography

Althorp Park - Princess Diana's final resting place.

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Broom Hall Inn Chicheley

Broom Hall Inn
Broom, Warwickshire

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

Broom Hall Inn is a delightful family-owned hotel with pub and restaurant, set in a village close to Stratford on Avon, Warwick & Cheltenham. Featuring 8 individual rooms and 2 self catering cottages, it is perfect for business or leisure. With its exposed beams and fireplaces, this is a unique, … more >>

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HISTORY CORNER

Name the Historic attraction

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British History Quiz

This Celtic saint began his career as a simple shepherd boy. He entred the monastery of Melrose in 651 and in 664 became prior of Lindisfarne



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This Day in British History

23 April, 1248

Order of the Garter insituted

Edward III's famous order of chivarly modelled after a similar French chivalric order of knights

Monarch Mayhem

This queen was married at 11 to the Holy Roman Emperor, Henry V



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Free entry to National Trust properties throughout England, Wales, and Northern Ireland, plus discounted admission to National Trust for Scotand properties.

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Liskeard (Self catering)
Butterdon Mill 5, Liskeard

Butterdon Mill 5

Butterdon Mill Holiday Homes is a small privately owned family concern.Butterdon Mill Holiday Homes is a small privately owned family concern.The 12 detached brick built bungalows nestle in a delightfully …
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Cottage: HCCINNA, Padstow

Cinnamon Cottage

QUAINT CHARACTER COTTAGE IN QUIET VALLEY SETTING Cinnamon Cottage is situated just a mile from the bustling town of Wadebridge in the quiet hamlet of Polmorla. Situated on a …
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