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Featured Historic Hotel
The Ship Hotel

The Ship Hotel
New Romney, Kent

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

The Ship Hotel, New Romney, is a 15th century pub and hotel situated in the heart of Romney Marsh. With a large restaurant seating over 70 people, a conservatory, a fully heated patio garden, 10 comfortable en suite bedrooms, and an indoor & outdoor bar. The hotel is tastefully decorated … more >>

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HISTORY CORNER

Name the Historic attraction

Name the mystery historic attraction
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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

23 June, 1611

Mutiny on board Henry Hudson's 'Discoverie'

Mutineers cast explorer Hudson and 8 others adrift in an open boat in James Bay

Monarch Mayhem

Shortly after this monarch was buried at Winchester Cathedral, the cathedral tower collapsed - a sign?



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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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Launceston (Self catering)
Cottage: HCHOMLE, Launceston

FCH7786

COSY ROMANTIC COTTAGE IN PICTURESQUE VILLAGE

Situated in Altarnun, one of the prettiest villages in Cornwall, this delightful Grade II listed cottage is over 250 years old and retains its charm and …
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Portreath (Self catering)
Cottage: HCKBLUE, Portreath

Kehelland Farm Bluebell

1 OF 6 COTTAGES. SET WITHIN 30 ACRES OF ARABLE LAND Occupying a sheltered position in the tiny village of Kehelland stands Higher Kehelland Farm. These 6 former barns …
Sleeps 2

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