Medieval Monasteries in Somerset

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British History Quiz

In 1400 this Welsh landowner's private dispute with neighbour Reginald de Grey sparked a Welsh rebellion


This Day in British History

23 October, 1642

Battle of Edgehill

First serious battle of the Civil War, Prince Rupert defeats Parliamentary forces led by Earl of Essex

Monarch Mayhem

He was married to Henrietta Maria of France


Winscombe (Self catering)
Maxmills Cottage, Winscombe

Maxmills Cottage

Set apart from the other cottages overlooking a picturesque millpond with a safe enclosed walled patio this former miller's cottage is attached to the owners home. Well fitted kitchen/dining room. …
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Wells (Self catering)
Clover Close Barn, Wells

Clover Close Barn

A lovely converted barn, offering comfortable, modern accommodation.Located in a lane in the small village of Coxley. Close to the Mendip Hills and the Somerset levels. An excellent base for …
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Castle Cary (Hotel)
The George Hotel

The George Hotel

A 15th century country town hotel at the centre of historic Castle Cary, nestling in the hills of South Somerset.Two bars the George Bar with an original inglenook fireplace and the snug for non smokers offer bar meals with tasty chefs specials and a selection of real ales.The elegant panelled … more >>

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Shepton Mallet (Hotel)
Charlton House

Charlton House

A luxury country house with a unique story- built in 1630 and opened as a hotel in 1996 by Roger Saul the creator of the British design label, Mulberry and his wife Monty. Nestling peacefully on the edge of an English market town, this atmospheric country house hotel has retained … more >>

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