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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Featured Historic Hotel
The Wellington Hotel Wellesbourne

The Wellington Hotel
Boscastle, Cornwall

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

Overlooking the harbour in the Cornish fishing village of Boscastle and surrounded by the beautiful North Cornwall coastline the Wellington Hotel has been providing a warm welcome to its guests for many years. It is one of Cornwall's oldest Coaching Inns and dates back to the 16th Century. Originally known … more >>

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HISTORY CORNER

Name the Historic attraction

Name the mystery historic attraction
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British History Quiz

This Scottish lord of Badenoch was murdered by Robert the Bruce in 1306



 Clue

This Day in British History

26 April, 1320

Declaration of Arbroath

Scottish nobles send a letter to the Pope affirming their loyalty to Robert the Bruce as king, ignoring papal objections

Monarch Mayhem

This monarch was the first Plantagenet king



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National Trust

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National Trust membership

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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Gunwalloe (Self catering)
Little Content Farm Cottage, Gunwalloe

Little Content Farm Cottage

Spacious open plan beamed sitting room with dining area and well equipped kitchen. Double bedroom with ensuite shower room/WC. Twin bedded room. Bathroom/WC (shower over bath).
Sleeps 4

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Wadebridge (Self catering)
Cottage: HCSNOWD, Wadebridge

Snowdrop Cottage

CHARMING SEMI-DETACHED COTTAGE PERFECT FOR COUPLES OR FAMILIES This delightful 18th century stone cottage is tucked away in the popular area of Trenant Vale a short stroll from the large …
Sleeps 4

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