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Featured Historic Hotel
Evesham Hotel

Evesham Hotel
Evesham, Worcestershire

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

The Evesham Hotel set in 2.5 acres of secluded grounds located in the heart of England has its own unique style and character. Only 5 minutes walk into town and within 11 miles of the M5 with good access from the M42 &M40. Evesham hotel built in the 1540 was … more >>

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British History Quiz

Sir Francis Drake famously completed his game of what pastime before sailing out to meet the Spanish Armada?



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This Day in British History

30 March, 1533

Thomas Cranmer named Archbishop of Canterbury

Cranmer's influence over the English Reformation was profound

Monarch Mayhem

One of this king's numerous mistresses was Nell Gwynn, a flower seller at Covent Garden



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Kingsand (Self catering)
Bottle Brush Cottage, Kingsand

Bottle Brush Cottage

This end-terrace character cottage is located in the heart of the old smuggling village of Cawsand near Kingsand in Cornwall and can sleep six people in three bedrooms.
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Cottage: HCPADOU, Newquay

FCH8940

STYLISH APARTMENT WALKING DISTANCE TO FISTRAL BEACH

Set within a new development on the popular Pentire headland close to Newquay’s famous surfing beach.

An ideal location for exploring all Newquay has to …
Sleeps 4

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