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Find historic places to visit in England - browse our tourism guide by County, region (see the menu below or click on the map), or Type of Attraction. Also see our Trip planning tools and in-depth City Guides to some of the most popular England destinations. For accommodation information, see our guides to hotels, bed and breakfasts, and self catering cottages in England.
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British Heritage Awards
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British History Quiz
The Houses of Parliament are more properly called ...
The original palace was used a a royal residence from the days of Edward the Confessor
The current building was designed by Sir Charles Barry and AW Pugin
This Day in British History
01 November, 1848
First railway bookstall opens
The stall was part of expansion to Euston station. Not groundbreaking history, but still a transformation in how people travelled! What was it like before this?