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Bowood House, Wiltshire
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Caerwent Roman TownCaerwent Roman Town
Caerwent, Gwent, Wales

Known as Venta Silurium, this Roman town stretches to 44 acres, much of it enclosed within 2nd century walls. Within the town walls are excavated houses, a forum, and a Romano-British temple.

Heritage Rating: 4 Heritage Rating

UK Travel Directory

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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Bolfracks Garden - Aberfeldy, Tayside, Scotland

Blair Castle - Blair Atholl, Tayside, Scotland

Chiddingstone Castle - Maidstone, Kent, England

Caerleon Roman Fortress, Baths, and Amphitheatre - Caerleon, Gwent, Wales

National Roman Legion Museum, Caerleon - Caerleon, Gwent, Wales

Crown Inn Sarre

Crown Inn
Sarre, Kent

A traditional village inn set in leafy grounds with easy access to local attractions and neighbouring business parks. The Crown Inn is Grade 1 listed 15th Century building, fully restored yet still retaining many original features. Brimming with history, the inn boasts visits from scores of glamorous stars of the … more >>

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Rating: 4 star accommodation
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History of Britain - full text of the 1912 book

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What makes England so ... English? From hedgerows to the history of tea, pastimes to traditional crafts.

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The story of English architecture and historic building styles, from prehistoric monuments to Victorian Gothic, with our suggestions for the best examples from each period to visit in England.

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From the Romans to the Blitz, our look at the colourful history of London.

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This Day in British History

20 October, 1714

George I crowned king

George, who spoke no English, had only entered the country for the first time a month earlier

Monarch Mayhem

This Dutch ruler ruled England jointly with his English wife


Heritage Snapshot

Salford, Greater Manchester
in the 17th century

"Salfor has only a little Chappell of Ease and is belonging to the Parish of Manchester ... the Marketplace is large it takes up two streetes length when the Market is kept for their Linnen Cloth Cotten Tickings Incles, which is the manufacture of the town; there is a very fine schoole for young Gentlewomen as good as any in London and musick and danceing, and things are very plenty here this is a thriveing place."

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Snowshill - Snowshill, Gloucestershire, England
A pretty hillside village in the north Cotswolds, near Broadway. Like so many of its neighbours, Snowshill is full of charm, with lovely golden-toned stone cottages clustered around the sloping churchyard and green. The church of St Barnabas mostly 19th century, though it looks older, and boasts a 15th century octagonal font.Snowshill is best known for the National Trust's Snowshill Manor, a lovely Tudor manor on the foundations of a medieval monastery. ... more

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