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English Heritage Overseas Visitor Pass

Enjoy unlimited FREE entry to over 100 historic sites including castles, abbeys, Roman ruins and prehistoric monuments. Choose from 9 or 16 consecutive day passes.

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Name the Historic attraction

Name the mystery historic attraction
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British History Quiz

This cartoon character humourously reprsented the essence of an Englishman


This Day in British History

18 March, 978

Murder of King Edward

The young King Edward, who had only been on the throne for 3 years, was murdered at Corfe Castle, Dorset, probably with the connivance of his step-mother. Edward, later canonized, was succeeded by his half-brother Ethelred, known to history by the unfortunate soubriquet, Ethelred the Unready

Monarch Mayhem

This monarch's nickname was 'Lackland'


Huish Champflower (Self catering)
Manor Farm Cottage, Huish Champflower

Manor Farm Cottage

A semi-detached cottage in a village location in Huish Champflower in Somerset, this property sleeps four people in two bedrooms.
Sleeps 4

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Ilminster (Self catering)
The Smithy, Ilminster

The Smithy

Attractive sitting room with stairs to mezzanine floor with open plan twin bedded room. Well equipped kitchen with dining area. Large shower room/WC. Twin bedded room.
Sleeps 4

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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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