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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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The White Hart Hotel Tavistock

The White Hart Hotel
Cricklade, Wiltshire

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

Set on The Thames Path next to The Cotswolds Water Park. Elizabeth I was Queen of England when The White Hart first opened its doors and it has always been the principal inn at Cricklade, a town which calls itself the threshold of the Cotswolds more >>

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HISTORY CORNER

Name the Historic attraction

Name the mystery historic attraction
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British History Quiz

This dashing courtier was a favourite of Elizabeth I, but she eventually had him executed after he rose in rebellion



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This Day in British History

19 November, 1789

Thames-Severn Canal opens

The canal included the Sapperton Tunnel, at the time the longest tunnel in England at just over 2 miles

Monarch Mayhem

This king's most famous mistress was Jane Shore, daughter of a wealthy London merchant



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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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Dobwalls (Self catering)
Cottage: HCANPEN, Dobwalls

An-penty

SET WITHIN 400 ACRES WITH CATTLE SHEEP GEESE AND ARABLE LAND This delightful detached 17th century stone cottage nestles in one of Cornwall's most popular areas being just 2 …
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St Keverne (Self catering)
Trevalza Cottage, St Keverne

Trevalza Cottage

This lovely 250 year old detached cottage is full of character and set just above the famous diving beach of Porthoustock, two miles from the charming village of St Keverne …
Sleeps 6

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