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English Heritage Overseas Visitor Pass

Enjoy unlimited FREE entry to over 100 historic sites including castles, abbeys, Roman ruins and prehistoric monuments. Choose from 9 or 16 consecutive day passes.

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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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Featured Historic Hotel
17th Century Orton Hall

17th Century Orton Hall

Orton Hall is a superb Jacobean Mansion built in 1662 standing in 7 acres of its own mature parkland. We have 3 suites, each with its own unique charm. All … more >>


HISTORY CORNER

Name the Historic attraction

Name the mystery historic attraction
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British History Quiz

This famous building, on the site of the notorious Newgate Prison, is the site of the Central Criminal Court



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This Day in British History

23 February, 1421

Catherine of France crowned Queen of England

Catherine's husband, Henry V, would die a year later

Monarch Mayhem

This king was beheaded at Whitehall on 30 January, 1649



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Bowness-on-Windermere (Self catering)
Priory Ghyll, Bowness-on-Windermere

Priory Ghyll

This wonderful, ground floor mid-terrace cottage, set on the shore of Lake Windermere, half a mile from the town, can sleep four people in two bedrooms.
Sleeps 4

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Hawkshead (Self catering)
Eel House, Hawkshead

Eel House

This attractive, ground floor barn conversion set on the Graythwaite Estate near Hawkshead in Cumbria sleeps ten people in three bedrooms.
Sleeps 10

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