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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The George Hotel Ellesmere

The George Hotel
Castle Cary, Somerset

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

It has managed to preserve many historic features of the town, such as the round house, horsepond and many other local buildings, dating back to the 16th century. The hotel is owned and managed by Daniel Patrick along with family and staff. Our aim is to provide our guests with … more >>

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British History Quiz

The first Hanoverian monarch of England, he spoke no English and relinquished political control to a Prime Minister, Robert Walpole



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This Day in British History

23 July, 1637

Prayer Book riots at St Giles Cathedral, Edinburgh

Worshippers riot when Archbishop Laud's new prayer book is used for the first time

Monarch Mayhem

This king was deposed by his wife, Isabella of France



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National Trust

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Padstow (Self catering)
Cottage: HCENGOS, Padstow

Engollan Springfield

FAR REACHING VIEWS OVER COUNTRYSIDE TO THE SEA BEYOND Situated in one of North Cornwall's most picturesque areas designated as one of 'outstanding natural beauty' this detached cottage nestles in …
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Exmouth (Self catering)
Cottage: HCCOBNU, Exmouth

Cobnuts

WITHIN WALKING DISTANCE OF THE BEACH Situated in a beautiful part of Devon and converted to a high standard this delightful cottage is within walking distance to Exmouth's 2 …
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