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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Featured Historic Hotel
Nailcote Hall Classic Hotel Ramsbottom

Nailcote Hall Classic Hotel
Berkswell, West Midlands

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

A 17th Century country house set in 15 acres of peaceful Warwickshire countryside, with an excellent leisure club and golf course. Nailcote Hall is ideally located between Birmingham and Coventry, just 10 minutes drive from Birmingham International AirportRailway station and the National Exhibition Centre. A courtesy Bus is available on … more >>

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HISTORY CORNER

Name the Historic attraction

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British History Quiz

This legendary warrior supposedly led the British at the Battle of Mount Badon (c. 518)



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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 monarch died at Pontefract Castle in Yorkshire, in early 1400, probably of starvation



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Portreath (Self catering)
Cottage: HCKPARL, Portreath

Kehelland Farm The Parlour

1 OF 6 COTTAGES. SET WITHIN 30 ACRES OF ARABLE LAND Occupying a sheltered position in the tiny village of Kehelland stands Higher Kehelland Farm. These 6 former barns …
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Egloskerry (Self catering)
Palmers Lodge, Egloskerry

Palmers Lodge

Furnished to a high standard and decorated well throughout, this compact, contemporary open-plan living area has everything today’s holidaymaker could possibly need for a well-earned break.
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