Museums in Somerset


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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.

Buy Your London Visitor Oyster Card

The best way to get around London! A pay-as-you-go smartcard for use on all London Transport, from the Underground to buses. Pre-order for your trip from the British Tourist Authority.

HISTORY CORNER

Name the Historic attraction

Name the mystery historic attraction
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British History Quiz

This famous military debacle was immortalized by Alfred, Lord Tennyson, in his poem, The Charge of the Light Brigade



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This Day in British History

22 January, 1552

Lord Protector Somerset executed

Somerset was ousted by the ambitious Earl of Northumberland

Monarch Mayhem

The protoypical 'wicked uncle', this king was popularly blamed for murdering Edward V



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Taunton (Self catering)
Cottage: HCKNSWA, Taunton

Knapp Cottages Swallows Barn

1 OF 3 BARN CONVERSIONS ON A HILLTOP COUNTRY SETTING BLESSED WITH STUNNING VIEWS These superb old barns have been lovingly converted into three holiday units. Finished to a¬†high …
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Bridgwater (Self catering)
Cottage: HCREXBA, Bridgwater

Rexworthy Barn

DETACHED BARN CONVERSION WITH COUNTRYSIDE VIEWS Situated in the heart of the countryside on a working arable farm and close to the Quantock Hills this superb barn conversion next to …
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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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