Southern England Historic Attractions Guide

Historic Wiltshire, Hampshire, West Sussex, Isle of Wight

Editor's picks - Top 5 reasons to visit South Central England
1. Stourhead garden at any time of year
2. Salisbury Cathedral, and Salisbury in general
3. Weald & Downland Museum
4. Ponies in the New Forest
5. Walking on the Isle of Wight


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Featured Historic Hotel
Armathwaite Hall Hotel Shanklin

Armathwaite Hall Hotel
Bassenthwaite, Cumbria

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

Few hotels are so beautifully situated as Armathwaite Hall - one of the original stately homes of England. Magnificently set in the secluded spendour of 400 acres of deer park and woodland, bordered by the beauty of Bassenthwaite Lake and framed by the dramatic Skiddaw mountain and fells, Armathwaite Hall … more >>

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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

23 July, 1637

Prayer Book riots at St Giles Cathedral, Edinburgh

Worshippers riot when Archbishop Laud's new prayer book is used for the first time

Monarch Mayhem

This king was beheaded at Whitehall on 30 January, 1649



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National Trust

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St Agnes (Self catering)
Sparrows Nest, St Agnes

Sparrows Nest

Sparrow's Nest is a 400 year old Cornish cottage that has been extended and renovated to provide most mod cons yet keeps its rustic charm. It's ideal for couples seeking …
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Porthallow (Self catering)
Cottage: HCLPEBB, Porthallow

Little Pebble

A HIDDEN GEM IN THE SMALL VILLAGE OF PORTHALLOW LITERALLY A STONE'S THROW FROM THE BEACH This lovely bungalow is situated 5 minutes from St Keverne on the Lizard Peninsula.Ideally …
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