West Country Travel Guide

Historic Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, and Somerset

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Editor's picks - Top 5 reasons to visit South East England

1. The west front of Wells Cathedral
2. The haunting tors of Dartmoor
3. The water-bound causeway to St Michael's Mount
4. Cycling on the Somerset Levels
5. The gardens at Forde Abbey



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Old Hall Hotel Wadebridge

Old Hall Hotel
Buxton, Derbyshire

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

In the centre of picturesque Buxton in the heart of the beautiful Peak District the Old Hall Hotel features a traditional restaurant free Wi-Fi and spacious rooms with period features. With individual character and elegant decor the rooms at Old Hall each have tea/coffee facilities … 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

This monarch was married to Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon in 1923



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Bude (Self catering)
Cottage: HCSTAFA, Bude

Stable Farm Cottage

1 OF 14 PROPERTIES PERFECT GETAWAY FOR FAMILIES WITH ACCESS TO A HEATED INDOOR SWIMMING POOL AND GAMES ROOM Stable Farm Cottage is situated in the grounds of a holiday …
Sleeps 6

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Fowey (Self catering)
Cottage: HCCARMI, Fowey

Carminowe Barn

1 OF 2 BRAND NEW BARN CONVERSIONS A SHORT DRIVE TO BEACHES AND ATTRACTIONS This barn has been recently converted to provide a spacious holiday home in one of Cornwalls …
Sleeps 8

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