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Brodick, Strathclyde, Scotland

Goatfell (or 'Goat Fell' depending on your spelling preferences) is the highest peak on Arran, at 874 metres (2,866 feet). If you're a keen mountaineer that meams it is almost a 'Munro' (peak over 3000 feet), but not quite! Paths lead to the summit of Goatfell from Brodick Castle and country park, and from the spectacular Glen Rosa. The fell and surrounding countryside are managed by the National Trust for Scotland.

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The Green Man Hotel Harlow

The Green Man Hotel
Harlow, Essex

A delightful whitewashed, ivy clad building in the heart of historic Old Harlow. The Green Man is a 14th century former coaching station, surrounded by attractive streets and listed buildings in peaceful Mulberry Green. With free on-site parking and close proximity to the M11 and M25, The Green Man Hotel … more >>

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Basingstoke, Hampshire
in the Domesday Book

"The Church of Mont Saint Michel holds 1 church of the king, with 1 hide and the tithe of the manor of Basingstoke. There is a priest and 2 villans and 4 bordars with 1 plough, and a mill rendering 20s, and 2 acres of meadow. The whole is worth 4.5s. Bishop Walter held it of King Edward, but it did not belong to his bishopric."

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Moreton Corbet Castle
Moreton Corbet Castle - Moreton Corbet, Shropshire, England
Moreton Corbet Castle encompasses the remains of a 12th century moated castle and the exquisite shell of an Elizabethan mansion built to replace the medieval castle. The first castle was construictsd as an earthwork enclosure with a moat, and a keep in the north west of the enclosure. The castle is attributed to a nobleman by the name of Bartholomew Torret. ... more

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