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Featured Historic Hotel
Rose & Crown Hotel

Rose & Crown Hotel
Bainbridge, Yorkshire

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

The hotel is one of Yorkshire's oldest hotels and it overlooks the village of Bainbridge in the heart of beautiful Wensleydale. Hundreds of years ago Wensleydale was a dense forest and Bainbridge was a safe haven for the foresters that worked it. This memory continues with a forest horn located … more >>

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HISTORY CORNER

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British History Quiz

This politician is generally regarded as the first Prime Minister



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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

The protoypical 'wicked uncle', this king was popularly blamed for murdering Edward 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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Daymer Bay (Self catering)
Bars House, Daymer Bay

Bars House

Marvellous holiday house located near one of the best beaches in Cornwall. 3 minutes walk to the beach. The Sunday Times travel feature named Daymer Bay as one of the …
Sleeps 9

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Delabole (Self catering)
Willow Cottage, Delabole

Willow Cottage

This end-terrace cottage is in the village of Delabole in Cornwall and sleeps four people in two bedrooms.
Sleeps 4

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