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Featured Historic Hotel
Crabwall Manor Hotel & Spa

Crabwall Manor Hotel & Spa
Chester, Cheshire

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

Recently refurbished with a multi-million pound investment Crabewell Manor Hotel & Spa is a glorious historic manor house from 1660 bought back to its former glory. Ideally located on the outskirts of the city centre it is the perfect base to explore Chester and the surrounding areas whilst also providing … more >>

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British History Quiz

This revolutionary artist, architect, and landscape gardener helped develop the peculiarly English style of landscape gardening



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This Day in British History

17 January, 1775

Sheridan's The Rivals first peformed

Perhaps the best known work by the most famous playwright of his age was performed at Covent Garden

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This king was the first Plantagent to be buried in England



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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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Mevagissey (Self catering)
The Salt House, Mevagissey

The Salt House

This terraced cottage on the outskirts of Mevagissey sleeps four people in two bedrooms.
Sleeps 4

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Cottage: HCWORKT, Boscastle

FCH14393

DETACHED BARN CONVERSION WITH STUNNING COUNTRYSIDE VIEWS

This spacious barn, situated at the end of a narrow country lane, has been converted and furnished to a high standard.

It is perfect for …
Sleeps 8

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