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Olde Kings Arms

Olde Kings Arms
Hemel Hempstead, Buckinghamshire

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

This attractively restored 16th century coaching inn offers comfortable air conditioned accommodation in 8 well-appointed executive rooms all with luxury en suite bathrooms with extra large powerful showers.Situated in the old town of Hemel Hempstead the Olde King Arms is convenient for fast trains into central London as well as … more >>

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HISTORY CORNER

Name the Historic attraction

Name the mystery historic attraction
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British History Quiz

This devout king was the son of Aethelred the Unready and Emma, daughter of Richard III of Normandy



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This Day in British History

31 July, 1841

David Livingstone starts missionery work in Bechuanaland

Livingstone woul;d be the subject of journalist Charles Stanley's famous search a few years later

Monarch Mayhem

This monarch was discovered in captivity by his minstrel



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National Trust

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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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Mousehole (Self catering)
Cottage: HCMOUSE, Mousehole

Mousehole Cottage

COSY COTTAGE IN THE HEART OF ONE OF CORNWALL'S MOST PICTURESQUE VILLAGES This lovely three storey cottage nestles in the centre of the charming fishing village of Mousehole which …
Sleeps 2

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Coverack (Self catering)
The Farmhouse, Coverack

The Farmhouse

This charming, semi-detached cottage sits in a rural position near the village of Coverack in Cornwall, sleeping eight people in four bedrooms.
Sleeps 8

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