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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Cricket St. Thomas Hotel Short Breaks Retford

Cricket St. Thomas Hotel Short Breaks
Chillington, Somerset

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Although the elegant mansion of Cricket St.Thomas is avowedly Regency in style the present house was designed by the neo-Classicist Sir John Soane and set within glorious landscaped gardens based on a design by Capability Brown. The Manors proud history actually predates 1086. Since its rebuilding in 1820, Cricket has … more >>

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HISTORY CORNER

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British History Quiz

Queen Victoria's refusal to dismiss those of her attendants married to Whig politiciians precipitated a constitutional conflict called ...



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This Day in British History

15 August, 1649

Cromwell lands in Ireland to suppress revolt

Cromwell's harsh supression of the Irish royalists is still remembered today in Ireland

Monarch Mayhem

This monarch's sons were called 'The Devil's Brood'



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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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The Bullshed, Marazion

The Bullshed

A cosy and welcoming cottage near to Marazion in Cornwall which sleeps two people in one bedroom.
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Willow Cottage , Whitstone

Willow Cottage

This lovely cottage in Whitstone sleeps two people in one bedroom.
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