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).
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Situated a short distance from both Leeds and York, Hazlewood Castle has become a tranquil haven for those wanting to get away from it all. Restaurant Anise provides a chic French ambience with a bistro style cuisine throughout the day and into the night. Set in 77 acres of woodland, … more >>
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The county town of Oxfordshire sits astride the River Thames. The real treasure of Oxford is the architectural beauty of the university college buildings, many of which date back to the 13th and 14th centuries. ... more