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Featured Historic Hotel
Stratton House Hotel

Stratton House Hotel
Cirencester, Gloucestershire

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

Your gateway to the Cotswolds and the former home of a leading wool merchant in Cirencester, the Stratton House Hotel has been extended in keeping with its 17th century facade. The non-smoking hotel is located close to the centre of Cirencester - the recognised 'capital' of the Cotswolds - and … more >>

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HISTORY CORNER

Name the Historic attraction

Name the mystery historic attraction
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British History Quiz

This leader of the Liberal party served as Prime Minister from 1908-1916



 Clue

This Day in British History

23 May, 1208

Pope Innocent III places England under interdict (no church services)

King John strikes back by seizing all church property, though loyal clergy were allowed to buy their property back

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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Torpoint (Self catering)
Drake, Torpoint

Drake

Whitsand Bay Self Catering Holidays have Holiday Houses, Cottages and Villas to rent in Portwrinkle in Cornwall. Portwrinkle itself is located directly on the UK's heritage coastline in a designated …
Sleeps 5

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Goonhavern (Self catering)
Lakewell Barn, Goonhavern

Lakewell Barn

This cosy cottage is set around an attractive sheltered courtyard. Open plan sitting room with wood burning stove and dining and kitchen area with Stanley oil range cooker. Double bedroom. …
Sleeps 2

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