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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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Hintlesham Hall Plymouth

Hintlesham Hall
Ipswich, Suffolk

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

A Grade 1 listed Elizabethan house which is now an AA 4 red star hotel. Standing in 175 acres of parkland offering attentive and friendly service boasting the associated championship PGA golf course and clubhouse. Widely recognised as one of the loveliest in the UK and Ireland s highest … more >>

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HISTORY CORNER

Name the Historic attraction

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British History Quiz

This Celtic saint began his career as a simple shepherd boy. He entred the monastery of Melrose in 651 and in 664 became prior of Lindisfarne



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This Day in British History

24 May, 1450

Jack Cade's rebellion begins

Cade, an Irish soldier, led men from Kent, Surrey, Sussex,, and Middlesex against Henry VI

Monarch Mayhem

This queen was executed after a long imprisonment by order of Elizabeth I



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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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Coverack (Self catering)
Headland Apt 7, Coverack

Headland Apt 7

This smart apartment is just outside the village of Coverack in Cornwall and can sleep 2 people in 1 bedroom.
Sleeps 2

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East Taphouse (Self catering)
Wagtail Cottage, East Taphouse

Wagtail Cottage

This beautiful barn conversion near East Taphouse in Cornwall sleeps four people in two bedrooms.
Sleeps 4

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