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Bowood House, Wiltshire
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Beaumaris, St Mary and St NicholasBeaumaris, St Mary and St Nicholas
Beaumaris, Gwynedd, Wales

Built in 14th century. historic highlights include 16th century choir stalls with finely carved misericords, and the 15th century table tomb and stone coffin of Princess Joan (illegitimate daughter of King John and wife of Llywelyn the Great).

Heritage Rating: 4 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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Scottish Crannog Centre - Kenmore, Tayside, Scotland

Castle Menzies - Weem, Tayside, Scotland

Priest House - West Hoathly, West Sussex, England

Sherborne Old Castle - Sherborne, Dorset, England

Stoke Park Club Hotel and Spa Slough

Stoke Park Club Hotel and Spa
Slough, Berkshire

Stoke Park Club with its 27 hole golf course, Stoke Poges, and award winning spa, SPA SPC, is one of the most special places in the world. With a recorded history of more than nine hundred years, the 350 acre estate provides a unique combination of the traditions of a … more >>

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This Day in British History

21 October, 1559

Mary of Guise deposed as Regent of Scotland

Mary, mother of Mary, Queen of Scots, was ousted by the Lords of the Congregation for letting the French fortify Leith

Monarch Mayhem

This queen was buried in three places; her entrails at Lincoln Cathedral, her heart at Blackfriars in London, and her body at Westminster Abbey


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Skellow, Yorkshire
in the Domesday Book

"In Skellow, Gluniairnn, Northmann, Alsige, Adelo and Leofkoil had 4 carucates of land to the geld. There is land for 3 ploughs. Now William has it of Ilbert. In demesne is 1 plough, and 10 villans and 5 bordars having 3 ploughs. There are 8 acres off meadow, and woodland pasture half a league long and 4 furlongs broad. In the time of King Edward worth 60s, now 40s."

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Middleham - Middleham, Yorkshire, England
A small town near Leyburn, with wonderful historic interest. Above the village rises the ruin of mighty Middleham Castle, 12th c stronghold of the Neville family in the Middle ages. The castle keep and walls still stand to a good height. The parish church is dedicated to St Akelda, a murdered Saxon princess, and a holy well dedicated to the saint stands nearby. In the market square is the Swine Cross, a remnant of a … ... more

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