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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

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British History Quiz

The fourth wife of Henry VIII, who agreed to marry her partly on the basis of a flattering portrait painted by Holbein


This Day in British History

23 March, 1743

First English performance of Handel's Messiah

During the performance at Covent Garden, George II started the tradition of standing for the 'Hallelujah Chorus'

Monarch Mayhem

This king came to the throne aged only 9


Meriden (Self catering)
4 Shirley Farm, Meriden

4 Shirley Farm

This ground floor barn conversion is set in a courtyard on the owner's grounds near the village of Meriden and Coventry and sleeps four people in two bedrooms.
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Stourton (Self catering)
Hillcrest, Stourton


This single storey cottage next to the owners’ home in Stourton near Stourbridge sleeps two people in one bedroom.
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Coventry (Hotel)
Coombe Abbey Hotel

Coombe Abbey Hotel

A warm welcome awaits as we invite you to step straight into the history books and enjoy the unique experience that is Coombe Abbey Hotel.Originally a 12th Century Cisterican Abbey set in 500 acres of breathtaking parkland, with formal gardens designed by Lancelot Capability Brown, Coombe Abbey offers a haven … more >>

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Sutton Coldfield (Hotel)
New Hall

New Hall

12th Century New Hall is the oldest inhabited moated manor house in England. A magical and enchanting jewel, offering the best of traditional, aristocratic living with a sparkling, modern twist. The people who look after you behave like old friends, always genuinely pleased to see you. You check in, seated … more >>

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