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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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Featured Historic Hotel
The Bear Hotel Wareham

The Bear Hotel
Wantage, Oxfordshire

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

Overlooking the historic market place of Wantage in Oxfordshire since the 16th century, The Bear Hotel has always been a staging point for weary travelers and today provides the perfect venue for a relaxing break. more >>

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HISTORY CORNER

Name the Historic attraction

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British History Quiz

This cartoon character humourously reprsented the essence of an Englishman



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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 held responsible for the death of Archbishop Thomas Becket



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National Trust

National Trust membership

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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Madron (Self catering)
Chy-vean, Madron

Chy-vean

Sitting room and dining room both with beamed ceiling. Fitted kitchen with electric cooker and Rayburn. Bathroom/WC (electric shower over bath). First floor: Double bedroom with view of St Michaels …
Sleeps 4

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Portwrinkle (Self catering)
Hawkins, Portwrinkle

Hawkins

Whitsand Bay Self Catering Holidays have Holiday Houses, Cottages and Villas to rent in Portwrinkle in Cornwall. Portwrinkle itself is located directly on the UK's heritage coastline in a designated …
Sleeps 4

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