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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The Moody Goose at The Old Priory Shepton Mallet

The Moody Goose at The Old Priory
Midsomer Norton, Somerset

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

The beautiful Old Priory Hotel dates back to medieval times (1152AD) and offers guests a delightful place to stay in the heart of Somerset. Lovingly preserved, the hotel features a wealth of character and charm in the form of inglenook fireplaces, flagstone floors and oak beams. This ambience, combined with … more >>

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British History Quiz

This writer, politician, and philosopher is best known for 'Novum Organum', and his 'Essays', published in 1597 and 1625


This Day in British History

01 December, 1135

Henry I dies after eating lampreys against doctor's orders

Henry's nephew Stephen rushes to England and is proclaimed king, even though Henry had named his daughter Matilda as his heir

Monarch Mayhem

One of this king's numerous mistresses was Nell Gwynn, a flower seller at Covent Garden


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Luckett (Self catering)
The Stables, Luckett

The Stables

Very comfortable small open plan sitting room with dining and kitchen areas and door leading onto decked area with lovely views across the Tamar Valley. Double bedroom with ensuite shower …
Sleeps 2

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Blisland (Self catering)
Bulls Cottage, Blisland

Bulls Cottage

A charming, detached barn conversion near to the owners’ home, near Blisland, a short drive from Bodmin and the North Cornwall coastline, with two bedrooms accommodating four people.
Sleeps 4

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