The Shambles, Bradford-on-Avon, Wiltshire

The Shambles, Bradford-on-Avon, Wiltshire

The Shambles is a narrow lane leading from Market Street to Silver Street. Though many of the small shops that line the Shambles are of recent vintage, the lane has retained its original meandering mediavel layout.

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British History Quiz

This assembly of Parliament in 1653 consisted of 140 'godly men' selected by Cromwell and the Council of Officers


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Salisbury (Hotel)
Mercure White Hart Hotel

Mercure White Hart Hotel

This elegant 17th century Georgian hotel is in the heart of medieval Salisbury, overlooking the famous Cathedral and Close. Its tradition of offering fine hospitality in comfortable surroundings is maintained to this day. In the winter months huge log fires burn in open fireplaces while in summer our courtyard is … more >>

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South Cerney (Hotel)
Eliot Arms

Eliot Arms

The Eliot Arms at South Cerney is one of Eldridge Popes most popular Inns especially appealing to overseas visitors as well as British tourists. Its attraction is the fact it is a 16th Century typical Cotswold stone hotel and pub that simply oozes character. Located in the heart of the … more >>

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