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Bowood House, Wiltshire
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Llanerchydol HallLlanerchydol Hall
Welshpool, Powys, Wales

A 19th century Gothic house is set in beautiful gardens laid out in the mid-Victorian period. Highlights include a formal parterre, sunken garden, woodland, and landscaped parkland.

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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Caer Gai Roman Fort - Llanuwchllyn, Gwynedd, Wales

Llandovery Roman Fort (Alabum) - Llandovery, Dyfed, Wales

Llanfor Roman Camp - Bala, Gwynedd, Wales

Internal Fire Museum of Power - Tanygroes, Dyfed, Wales

Inveresk Lodge Garden - Musselburgh, Lothian, Scotland

Inveraray Maritime Museum - Inveraray, Strathclyde, Scotland

Bell Hotel & Inn Woburn

Bell Hotel & Inn
Woburn, Buckinghamshire

Welcome to The Bell Hotel Bar and Restaurant.The Bell Inn at Woburn is a delightful English Country Public House, Restaurant and Hotel which has recently been the subject of much rebuilding work to restore it to its former beauty. The building housing the Pub and Restaurant dates back to the … more >>

Heritage: Heritage Rating
Rating: 2 star accommodation
From: £19.95

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Known as the mistress of Edward III


This Day in British History

26 January, 1530

Thomas Boleyn named Keeper of the Privy Seal

Boleyn, Earl of Wiltshire, is the father of Anne Boleyn, soon to become Henry's wife

Monarch Mayhem

This king died at Burgh by Sands, Cumbria


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Sibthorpe, Nottinghamshire
in the Domesday Book

"In Sibthorpe Ospak had 2 1/2 bovates of land to the geld. There is land for 1 plough. Count Alan has it. Fredigis holds it of him, and there is 1 plough and 4 sokemen on 1 bovate of land and 2 bordars having 1 plough. There is a priest and a church to which the fourth part of the land belongs. There are 10 acres of meadow. In the time of King Edward worth 20s, now 12s."

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Dunwich Greyfriars
Dunwich Greyfriars - Dunwich, Suffolk, England
The rather scanty remains of 13th century Greyfriars Priory stand on the slope of a hill overlooking the vanished port of this once bustling town. Now little more than a small village, Dunwich was once a busy shipping centre, one of the busiest ports in the east of England. At one time there were at least 15 churches and other religious establishments at Dunwich, of which Greyfriars was but one. ... more

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