West Midlands and Northwest England Travel Guide

Historic West Midlands, Derbyshire, Lancashire, Cheshire, Greater Manchester, Shropshire, and Merseyside

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Top 5 reasons to visit The West Midlands and Northwest England

Chatsworth House, Derbyshire

1. Half-timbered Little Moreton Hall
2. Walking in the Peak District
3. The historic buildings at Avoncroft
4.
The elegant gardens of Chatsworth
5.
The towers of Lichfield Cathedral



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Coombe Abbey Hotel Sandbach

Coombe Abbey Hotel
Coventry, West Midlands

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

A warm welcome awaits as we invite you to step straight into the history books and enjoy the unique experience that is Coombe Abbey Hotel.Originally a 12th Century Cisterican Abbey set in 500 acres of breathtaking parkland, with formal gardens designed by Lancelot Capability Brown, Coombe Abbey offers a haven … more >>

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British History Quiz

This decisive battle in 1265 effectively ended the 2nd Baron's War



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This Day in British History

22 January, 1552

Lord Protector Somerset executed

Somerset was ousted by the ambitious Earl of Northumberland

Monarch Mayhem

This king was imprisoned and eventually murdered at Berkeley Castle



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Whitsands Bay (Self catering)
Cottage: HCCARON, Whitsands Bay

Caronne

ENJOYING STUNNING PANORAMIC VIEWS OVER THE BAYThis newly renovated holiday bungalow is perfectly positioned nestled on the cliff side and benefiting from uninterrupted sea and coastal views that stretch …
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Chyrond, Truro

Chyrond

Chyrond offers a warm welcome whether you want the National Trust coastal path and beaches, or just to be. You enter a round dining room; opposite is a curving stairway …
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