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Wentbridge House Hotel

Wentbridge House Hotel
Wentbridge, Yorkshire

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

Wentbridge House dates from 1700 and is set in 20 acres of gardens and grounds in the beautiful Went Valley. The hotel is steeped in history, surrounded by century old trees and provides a relaxed and peaceful setting within easy reach of Wakefield, Doncaster, Leeds and York.Wentbridge House is independently … more >>

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HISTORY CORNER

Name the Historic attraction

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British History Quiz

This war between England and Spain was ostensibly fought over Spanish mistreatment of an English sailor



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This Day in British History

25 July, 1554

Queen Mary marries Philip of Spain

Mary's alliance roused fierce opposition within England. It would last only 5 years before Mary died, leaving the throne to her Protestant sister, Elizabeth I

Monarch Mayhem

Her implication in the Catholic Babington Plot led to her execution



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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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Rock (Self catering)
Cottage: HCTVANG, Rock

Trevanger Farm Cottage

PERFECTLY LOCATED JUST MINUTES FROM COASTAL VILLAGES OF ROCK & POLZEATH This lovely semi-detached cottage is situated in one of CornwallÂ’s most popular areas and is just a few …
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Bodmin (Self catering)
Maple Lodge - Bodmin, Bodmin

Maple Lodge - Bodmin

Maple self-catering lodge has a L shaped veranda from which great views of Cornwall can be enjoyed. A store is found off this veranda ideal for bikes or surfboards. Sleeps …
Sleeps 5

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