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 Izaak Walton Hotel Stretton

The Izaak Walton Hotel
Ilam, Derbyshire

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

The 3 AA Star Izaak Walton Hotel is situated between the picturesque villages of Ilam and Thorpe nestled within the Derbyshire Peaks. This converted 17th Century Country House Hotel offers comfort luxury history and wonderful views over the Peak District. Within an hour of major motorways (M1 and M6) this … more >>

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HISTORY CORNER

Name the Historic attraction

Name the mystery historic attraction
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British History Quiz

She was Queen Consort of Scotland (1589-1619) and England (1601-1619)



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This Day in British History

12 December, 1889

Death of Robert Browning

Best known as a poet and playwright, Browning (b. 1812) was married to poet Elizabeth Barrett Browning.

Monarch Mayhem

Who ordered the tide to retreat?



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National Trust

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National Trust membership

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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Delabole (Self catering)
Horseshoe Cottage, Delabole

Horseshoe Cottage

This 250-year old stone cottage is situated in Delabole, near the coastline of North Cornwall, with two double bedrooms accommodating four people.
Sleeps 4

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Ivy Lodge, Liskeard

Ivy Lodge

This detached lodge is near the town of Liskeard in Cornwall and can sleep a maximum of 4 people including infants in two bedrooms.
Sleeps 4

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