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Maids Head Hotel

Maids Head Hotel
Norwich, Norfolk

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

The Maids Head Hotel is a popular hotel in the heart of the city centre, located opposite the famous Norman Cathedral, making it the perfect place to stay if you're visiting the historic city of Norwich. The hotel is also a perfect base to explore the many attractions in Norwich … more >>

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Boscastle (Self catering)
Hilly View, Boscastle

Hilly View

A comfortable cottage in Boscastle, sleeping five in three bedrooms.
Sleeps 5

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Boderloggan Barn

EXTREMELY SPACIOUS BARN WITHIN THE HEART OF THIS FARM COMPLEX This spacious barn has been extremely well equipped and enjoys an enclosed garden with views over the rolling countryside. A warm …
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