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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The Crown at Playhatch Salisbury

The Crown at Playhatch
Reading, Berkshire

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

A charming 16th century Country Inn with an excellent restaurant and luxurious modern accommodation. Set in the picturesque hamlet of Playhatch, nestled between the Thames and the Chilterns area of outstanding natural beauty, yet conveniently close to Reading, Henley-on-Thames and Maidenhead with high-speed rail links to London, the West and … more >>

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HISTORY CORNER

Name the Historic attraction

Name the mystery historic attraction
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British History Quiz

This 13th century Franciscan monk and scholar taught at Oxford and Paris, and is famous for his research into optics



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This Day in British History

24 January, 1328

Edward III marries Philippa of Hainault

Edward's sister Joan would soon marry David, son of Rober the Bruce

Monarch Mayhem

Defeated Robert, Duke of Normandy, at the Battle of Avranches



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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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Boscastle (Self catering)
Cobble Cottage, Boscastle

Cobble Cottage

This terraced cottage is in the village of Boscastle near to Tintagel and can sleep five people in three bedrooms.
Sleeps 5

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Tintagel (Self catering)
The Blue House, Tintagel

The Blue House

A wonderful, semi-detached cottage in the heart of Tintagel, with three bedrooms accommodating six people.
Sleeps 6

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