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The Castle Hotel Yeldham

The Castle Hotel
Taunton, Somerset

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

Once a Norman fortress, the Castle at Taunton has been welcoming travellers to the town since the 12th century. The Chapman family have been running the hotel for 60 years and in that time it has acquired a worldwide reputation for the warmth of its hospitality. Located in the heart … more >>

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HISTORY CORNER

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British History Quiz

What took place on 15 June 1215?



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This Day in British History

28 July, 1540

Henry VIII marries Catherine Howard

On the same day, Thomas Cromwell was executed for alledgedly supporting a Lutheran alliance against Henry

Monarch Mayhem

This king lost the throne, and his life, at the Battle of Bosworth



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National Trust

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Gorran Haven (Self catering)
Bay Cottage, Gorran Haven

Bay Cottage

This terraced cottage in Gorran Haven sleeps six people in three bedrooms.
Sleeps 6

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Padstow (Self catering)
Cottage: HCBURGE, Padstow

Burgeys

LESS THAN A 25 MINUTE WALK TO PORTHCOTHAN BEACH This delightful semi-detached traditional Cornish stone cottage situated in an area designated as an "Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty" is …
Sleeps 4

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