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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Down Hall Country House Hotel Lancaster

Down Hall Country House Hotel
Bishops Stortford, Hertfordshire

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Down Hall Hotel is one of Englands most established country house hotels. Located in Hatfield Heath, near Bishops Stortford on the Hertfordshire-Essex border, Down Hall Hotel is half an hour from central London and also ideally located just nine miles from London Stansted Airport.Dating back to 1322, this impressive Italianate … more >>

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British History Quiz

This political and religious manifesto of 1638 was signed by those opposed to Charles I's religious policy in Scotland



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This Day in British History

17 November, 1292

Edward I names John Balliol king of Scotland

Edward had been asked to arbitrate between 12 claimants to the throne

Monarch Mayhem

This king was deposed by his wife, Isabella of France



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Duck's Waddle

1 OF 3 PROPERTIES A BEAUTIFUL SETTING WITHIN 30 ACRES OF FARMLAND WITH SEA VIEWS PONIES CHICKENS AND CATTLE WITH A FOOTPATH TO THE BEACH Surrounded by rolling farmland with …
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Willow Lodge, Liskeard

Willow Lodge

This contemporary furnished bungalow complete with air conditioning, is set in a beautiful wooded valley in the landscaped grounds of Rosecraddoc Lodge, two 2 miles from the old stannary market …
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