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Hintlesham Hall

Hintlesham Hall
Ipswich, Suffolk

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

A Grade 1 listed Elizabethan house which is now an AA 4 red star hotel. Standing in 175 acres of parkland offering attentive and friendly service boasting the associated championship PGA golf course and clubhouse. Widely recognised as one of the loveliest in the UK and Ireland s highest … more >>

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This prolonged conflict between England and France began in 1337


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22 March, 1322

Earl of Lancaster executed by Edward II

The earl had been largely responsible for killing Edward's favourite, Piers Gaveston.

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This king married Matilda, daughter of Malcolm III of Scotland


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Gunnislake (Self catering)
42 Valley Lodge, Gunnislake

42 Valley Lodge

This delightful upside down style mid-terrace lodge is set in the grounds of Honicombe Manor Holiday Resort near Gunnislake in Cornwall and can sleep six people in three bedrooms.
Sleeps 6

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Helston (Self catering)
Farm Cottage, Helston

Farm Cottage

This traditional stone cottage is near the country hamlet of Releath, near Porthleven and can sleep five people in three bedrooms
Sleeps 5

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