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Name the Historic attraction

Name the mystery historic attraction
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British History Quiz

This soldier and war hero founded the Boy Scouts and Girl Guides


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

Who said, 'I would sell London itself if I could find a buyer'


East Knoyle (Self catering)
The Beams, Stonehaven, East Knoyle

The Beams, Stonehaven

This self contained wing of the owner's home on the edge of the village of East Knoyle sleeps two people.
Sleeps 2

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Wootton Bassett (Self catering)
The Annex, Wootton Bassett

The Annex

A wooden-clad bungalow near the town of Royal Wootton Bassett in Wiltshire, it can sleep four people in two bedrooms.
Sleeps 4

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Amesbury (Hotel)
George Hotel

George Hotel

The George Hotel is located in the small attractive town of Amesbury only 9 miles north of Salisbury and just 5 minutes drive away from the UNESCO site of Stonehenge. This 13th Century hotel is steeped in history retaining many of its original features while still providing guests with … more >>

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Salisbury (Hotel)
The Old Mill

The Old Mill

The Old Mill Hotel is a 15th century building with features dating back to 1250. From its early ecclesiastical beginnings it was transformed in the 16th century to a paper mill. The hotel is in the most tranquil location while the shopping and tourist district of Salisbury City centre is … more >>

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