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Bear Crickhowell

Bear Crickhowell
Crickhowell, Powys

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

Located in Crickhowell in the beautiful Brecon Beacons, The Bear is famous far and wide for its welcoming atmosphere, historic character and good food. With old world charm and modern amenities, The Bear is an … more >>

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HISTORY CORNER
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This scholar and Freemason donated a collection of curiosities that became the basis for one of Britain's - and the world's - great museums.



24 February, 1711

Handel's first London opera performed

The Queen's Theatre in Haymarket was the venue for Handel's 'Rinaldo'

Shortly after this monarch was buried at Winchester Cathedral, the cathedral tower collapsed - a sign?





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Popular Historic Attractions

Caldicot Castle
Castle   Heritage Rating 5

Powis Castle
Castle   Heritage Rating 5

Pembroke Castle
Castle   Heritage Rating 5

Llandaff Cathedral
Cathedral   Heritage Rating 5

Carew Cross
Historic Building   Heritage Rating 5


Tenby (Self catering)
South Beach at The Hideaway, Tenby

South Beach at The Hideaway

Originally a hotel The Hideaway is exactly as its' name indicates – hidden away from the bustle of the town and yet a short stroll to all the town has …
Sleeps 4

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Fishguard (Self catering)
Llys-y-Gn, Fishguard

Llys-y-Gn

This lovely, detached cottage is situated in Fishguard, Pembrokeshire, and sleeps six people in three bedrooms.
Sleeps 6

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