Yorkshire & North East England - Travel Guide

Historic Yorkshire, County Durham, and Northumberland

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Editor's picks - Top 5 reasons to visit Yorkshire & Northumberland

1. Walking in the North York Moors
2. Lindisfarne Island
3. Historic Durham Cathedral
4. A ride on the North York Moors Railway
5. The stained-glass west windows of York Minster



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Featured Historic Hotel
The Carlton Mitre Hotel York

The Carlton Mitre Hotel
London, Greater London

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

The magnificent Carlton Mitre Hotel Hampton Court is situated just outside the hectic metropolis of London on the river's borders near Kingston upon Thames. In the far past King Charles II used this imposing building together with nearby Hampton Court Palace to lodge his guests. … more >>

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HISTORY CORNER

Name the Historic attraction

Name the mystery historic attraction
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British History Quiz

A plot to kill Elizabeth I, gain support for a Spanish invasion, and free Mary, Queen of Scots from captivity



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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 monarch's nickname was 'Lackland'



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National Trust

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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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Portwrinkle (Self catering)
Thanckes House, Portwrinkle

Thanckes House

Whitsand Bay Self Catering Holidays have Holiday Houses, Cottages and Villas to rent in Portwrinkle in Cornwall. Portwrinkle itself is located directly on the UK's heritage coastline in a designated …
Sleeps 10

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Launceston (Self catering)
Higher Kernick Farm, Launceston

Higher Kernick Farm

This delightful cottage is situated in the village of Egloskerry near Launceston, and can sleep eight people in four bedrooms.
Sleeps 8

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