England Heritage Travel Guide


Find historic places to visit in England - browse our tourism guide by County, region (see the menu below), or Type of Attraction. Also see our 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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Lumley Castle Hotel Hovingham

Lumley Castle Hotel
Chester le Street, County Durham

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

Situated in its own grounds, close to junction 63 on the A1M, overlooking Emirates Durham International Cricket Ground and the river Wear. Lumley Castle dates back over 600 years to the 13th Century. A magnificent monument to a bygone age, now converted into a unique 4 star Hotel. more >>

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Sennen (Self catering)
Cottage: HCHOLBA, Sennen

Hollyberry Barn At Banns Farm

1 OF 2 BARN CONVERSIONS SET WITHIN A SMALLHOLDING OF 37 ACRES Set 0.25 of 1 mile down a gravelled lane these lovely Grade II listed barns have been lovingly …
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Bude (Self catering)
Cottage: HCDAISC, Bude

Daisy Chain Cottage

1 OF 2 COTTAGES NESTLED IN COUNTRYSIDE YET CLOSE TO CORNISH COASTLINE Situated adjoining an old converted carpentry this delightful cottage has its own entrance and garden area where …
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