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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.

Buy Your London Visitor Oyster Card

The best way to get around London! A pay-as-you-go smartcard for use on all London Transport, from the Underground to buses. Pre-order for your trip from the British Tourist Authority.


Name the Historic attraction

Name the mystery historic attraction
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British History Quiz

This monastery on the banks of the River Tyne was the home of scholar and author The Venerable Bede


This Day in British History

17 March, 1628

Charles I's 3rd Parliament opens

Among the MPs is Oliver Cromwell, an unknown squire from Huntingdon

Monarch Mayhem

This monarch took the throne in 1952 after the death of George VI


Colchester (Self catering)
Dutch Cottage, Colchester

Dutch Cottage

This well-presented mid-terrace cottage is in the centre of Colchester in Essex and can sleep four people in two bedrooms.
Sleeps 4

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Little Bentley (Self catering)
The Goat House, Little Bentley

The Goat House

Sitting/dining room with well equiped kitchen area. Double bedroom with additional single bed (for + 1). Wet room/WC.
Sleeps 3

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Colchester (Hotel)
Red Lion Hotel

Red Lion Hotel

The Red Lion Hotel is an historical Grade 1 listed building (1465) located in the town centre of historic Colchester. The hotel is one of the oldest inns in East Anglia and has been described as a fine example of Tudor England.The hotel is located in the town centre and … more >>

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Brentwood (Hotel)
Marygreen Manor Hotel

Marygreen Manor Hotel

Historic 16th Century Tudor House Hotel retaining many of its original features incorporating every modern facility. Rosetted Restaurant with award winning wine list. Tranquil garden. Four poster suites. Ample parking more >>

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