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Name the Historic attraction

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British History Quiz

This decisive battle in 1265 effectively ended the 2nd Baron's War


This Day in British History

17 March, 1628

Charles I's 3rd Parliament opens

Among the MPs is Oliver Cromwell, an unknown squire from Huntingdon

Monarch Mayhem

Guy Fawkes attempted to blow this king up on 5 November, 1605


Frome (Self catering)
Pheasant Cottage, Frome

Pheasant Cottage

Converted from a natural stone barn, our two holiday cottages offer a pleasing blend of traditional character and modern convenience.   Their individual patios were designed so that you can sit and …
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Roadwater (Self catering)
April Cottage, Roadwater

April Cottage

This end-terrace cottage is situated in the village of Roadwater in Somerset and sleeps two people.
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Castle Cary (Hotel)
The George Hotel

The George Hotel

It has managed to preserve many historic features of the town, such as the round house, horsepond and many other local buildings, dating back to the 16th century. The hotel is owned and managed by Daniel Patrick along with family and staff. Our aim is to provide our guests with … more >>

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Glastonbury (Hotel)
The George and Pilgrim

The George and Pilgrim

Built in the 1400s The George and Pilgrim is the oldest purpose-built pub in the South West of England. Situated in the heart of Glastonbury it is steeped in history and old folk law. The building has a paneled stone frontage mullion windows and old oak beams. All 14 … more >>

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