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Brynderwen GardenBrynderwen Garden
Bettws Newydd, Gwent, Wales

Laid out beside the River Usk, the gardens at Brynderwen feature an early 19th century landscape park, with a late Victorian pleasure garden and walled kitchen garden.

Heritage Rating: 2 Heritage Rating

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Links to thousands of travel resources throughout England, Scotland, and Wales. To the best of our knowledge this is one of the largest online resources of information on travel in the UK, with listings covering everything from official regional tourist boards to local village websites.


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The Black Swan Hotel Helmsley

The Black Swan Hotel
Helmsley, Yorkshire

The face of this charming 45-room country hotel is an interesting composition of Tudor Rectory, Elizabethan Coaching Inn and Georgian House, creating a veritable maze of lounges for guests to enjoy. The newly awarded two rosette Rutland Restaurants offers three sumptuous menus for dinner including our daily changing house menu, … more >>

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Andover, Hampshire
in the Domesday Book

"The king holds Andover in demesne. King Edward held it. They have not stated the number of hides. In demesne is 2 ploughs and 62 villans and 36 bordars and 3 coliberts and 6 slaves with 24 ploughs. There are 6 mills rendering 72s6d and 18 acres of meadow, and woodland for 100 pigs as pannage."

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Alderton - Alderton, Suffolk, England
Alderton is a small village just north of Bawdsey, on the north side of the River Deben, in the Heaths Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The manor house of Alderton Hall dates to at least the 15th century, and within the grounds stand ruins of ecclesiastical buildings built by Augustinian monks who controlled much of the Bawdsey peninsula in the medieval period. ... more

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