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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Armathwaite Hall Hotel Ilam

Armathwaite Hall Hotel
Bassenthwaite, Cumbria

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

Few hotels are so beautifully situated as Armathwaite Hall - one of the original stately homes of England. Magnificently set in the secluded spendour of 400 acres of deer park and woodland, bordered by the beauty of Bassenthwaite Lake and framed by the dramatic Skiddaw mountain and fells, Armathwaite Hall … more >>

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British History Quiz

Canute and his Danes defeated British forces under Edmund Ironside on 18 October, 1016



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This Day in British History

23 September, 1326

Queen Isabella and Roger Mortimer land at Orwell, Suffolk

Barons opposed to Isabella's husband, Edward II, join them in revolt. Edward is deposed and murdered.

Monarch Mayhem

She was later dubbed 'the Nine Day's Queen'



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Launceston (Self catering)
Cottage: HCSPLBU, Launceston

Splatt Farm Buttermilk Cottage

1 OF 2 BARN CONVERSIONS IN THE HEART OF THE COUNTRYSIDE Buttermilk Cottage and Shepherds Rest are located in a country setting just 7 miles from Launceston. Positioned on the …
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Treview, Launceston

Treview

This lovely semi-detached cottage adjoins the owners' home situated three miles from the town of Launceston and sleeps two people.
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