East Midlands - Heritage Travel Guide

Historic Derbyshire, Leicestershire & Rutland, Lincolnshire, and Nottinghamshire

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Find historic places to visit and stay in the East Midlands. Explore Robin Hood Country and the remains of Sherwood Forest, and the delights of Rutland, England's smallest county and proud of it! From the historic cities of Nottingham with its miles of underground caverns, to Lincoln with its magnificent castle and cathedral, history is never far away.

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Robin Hood statue, Nottingham Castle

Robin Hood - the story of the fabled outlaw of Sherwood Forest.

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Editor's picks - Top 5 reasons to visit the East Midlands
1. The red-brick tower of Tattershall Castle
2. The Lace Centre in Nottingham
3. The Lincolnshire Wolds
4. Sherwood Forest Country Park - even with the tourists
5. The round towers of Belvoir Castle


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The Grasshopper Inn Ashby-de-la-Zouch

The Grasshopper Inn
Westerham, Kent

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

A lovingly restored imposing Tudor building, set in beautiful surroundings on the Kent/Surrey border. Nine individually designed bedrooms are available, along with a choice of restaurants, stunning terrace garden, private dining, wedding and banqueting facilites. The Grasshopper is ideally located close to the M25 and is only a short trip … more >>

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HISTORY CORNER

Name the Historic attraction

Name the mystery historic attraction
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British History Quiz

This Christian missionery served as the first Archbishop of Canterbury



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This Day in British History

21 May, 1471

Henry VI killed at Tower of London

Henry's murder neatly coincided with the triumphant arrival in London of Edward of York (soon to become Edward IV)

Monarch Mayhem

This king was married twice, the second time to Joan of Navarre



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National Trust

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Free entry to National Trust properties throughout England, Wales, and Northern Ireland, plus discounted admission to National Trust for Scotand properties.

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Cottage: HCENGOS, Padstow

Engollan Springfield

FAR REACHING VIEWS OVER COUNTRYSIDE TO THE SEA BEYOND Situated in one of North Cornwall's most picturesque areas designated as one of 'outstanding natural beauty' this detached cottage nestles in …
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Toshiers Plaice, Mevagissey

Toshiers Plaice

This Grade II listed terraced cottage is in the village of Mevagissey near to St. Austell and can sleep six people in three bedrooms.
Sleeps 6

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