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
Castle Bromwich Hall Hotel Lancaster

Castle Bromwich Hall Hotel
Birmingham, West Midlands

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

Located just 15 minutes from Birmingham city centre with free Wi-Fi access and complimentary parking. This elegant Manor house is set in ten acres of idyllic landscaped gardens offers luxurious refinement exquisite accommodation and delightful cuisine. Far removed from the hustle and bustle of everyday life this stunning Grade 1 … more >>

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HISTORY CORNER

Name the Historic attraction

Name the mystery historic attraction
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British History Quiz

This Protestant martyr was burned at the stake at Smithfield in 1546



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This Day in British History

19 July, 1545

Mary Rose sinks off Portsmouth

The Mary Rose was Henry VIII's pride and joy, and the ship sank while Henry watched from the shore.

Monarch Mayhem

This king's men brought the Stone of Scone to London, where it stayed beneath the coronation chair for almost 7 centuries



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National Trust

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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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Bude (Self catering)
Fisherton Cottage, Bude

Fisherton Cottage

This charming country cottage in the picturesque village of Poughill near Bude can sleep five people in three bedrooms.
Sleeps 5

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Falmouth (Self catering)
Coach House, Falmouth

Coach House

Double bedroom with ensuite shower/WC. Twin bedded room. Bathroom/WC. First floor: Open plan sitting room with well equipped kitchen and dining area.
Sleeps 4

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