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
Tillmouth Park Country House Hotel Stevenage

Tillmouth Park Country House Hotel
Cornhill-on-Tweed, Northumberland

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

Tillmouth Park is one of the regions very best kept secrets. Here is a Country House Hotel nestling within the Scottish Borders, midway between Edinburgh and Newcastle that, although a short drive from the A1, is a place far removed from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Tillmouth Park … more >>

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HISTORY CORNER

Name the Historic attraction

Name the mystery historic attraction
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British History Quiz

This cartoon character humourously reprsented the essence of an Englishman



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This Day in British History

18 August, 1707

Death of William Cavendish, 1st Duke of Devonshire

Cavendish was a powerful supporter of the Glorious Revolution of 1888, bringing William and Mary to the throne. He also rebuilt Chatsworth House, creating one of the great English country houses.

Monarch Mayhem

Who said, 'I would sell London itself if I could find a buyer'



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National Trust

National Trust membership

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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Launceston (Self catering)
Cottage: HCBRHIG, Launceston

FCH7668

1 OF 4 PROPERTIES SET ON 140 ACRES WITH CATTLE, SHEEP AND COURSE FISHING ON SITE

PARTIES OF UP TO MAXIMUM OF 6 GUESTS CAN BOOK OFF-PEAK WEEKS AT THE …
Sleeps 8

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Redruth (Self catering)
Granite House, Redruth

Granite House

This semi-detached cottage is located in Redruth in Cornwall and can sleep five people in three bedrooms.
Sleeps 5

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