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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 Labour politician was Prime Minister twice from 1945-1950 and 1950-51


This Day in British History

24 March, 1603

Death of Elizabeth I

Elizabeth's death at Richmond Palace led to the succession of James VI of Scotland as James I of England

Monarch Mayhem

This monarch was the first Plantagenet king


Alton (Self catering)
Middledown, Alton


Inadown Farm Holiday Homes consist of five well-presented holiday apartments designed to offer a retreat for the busy city dweller within an hour of London in one of the most …
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Brockenhurst (Self catering)
Gorse Cottage, Brockenhurst

Gorse Cottage

It would be hard to find a more perfect location than Gorse Cottage. Our front garden looks out directly on to the New Forest and a secluded back garden overlooks …
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Brockenhurst (Hotel)
New Park Manor - A Von Essen Hotel

New Park Manor - A Von Essen Hotel

The New Forest, Britains newest National Park, was created by William the Conqueror in 1079 as a hunting area. In 1666, King Charles II made New Park Manor, in the heart of this ancient forest, his favourite hunting lodge on his return from exile in France, and his royal coat … more >>

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Alresford (Hotel)
The Woolpack Country Inn

The Woolpack Country Inn

The Woolpack Inn in Totford, Hampshire, has re-opened after an extensive refurbishment and the proud new owners of this Grade 1 listed, picturesque pub, Brian and Jarina Ahearn, look forward to welcoming you. The Woolpack Inn is within easy reach of Alresford, Basingstoke, Winchester and Southampton. more >>

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