Heart of England - Heritage Travel Guide

Historic Bedfordshire, Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Hertfordshire, Northamptonshire, and Warwickshire

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They call it the 'Heart' of England for good reason! Find historic places to visit and stay, explore Shakespeare's Startford-upon-Avon and some of the finest stately homes in England, such as Waddesdon Manor and Cliveden House. From the historic cities of Warwick with its superb medioeval castle, to Bedford and its links with native son John Bunyan, history is never far away.

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John Bunyan - Bedford's most famous son
Lace Making in Bedford
William Shakespeare biography

Althorp Park - Princess Diana's final resting place.

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The Crown at Playhatch Daventry

The Crown at Playhatch
Reading, Berkshire

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A charming 16th century Country Inn with an excellent restaurant and luxurious modern accommodation. Set in the picturesque hamlet of Playhatch, nestled between the Thames and the Chilterns area of outstanding natural beauty, yet conveniently close to Reading, Henley-on-Thames and Maidenhead with high-speed rail links to London, the West and … more >>

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Millbrook (Self catering)
Beachcomber's Cottage, Millbrook

Beachcomber's Cottage

This all ground floor apartment is at the foot of the Tregonhawke Cliffs, close to Millbrook and eight miles from Plymouth in Cornwall and sleeps up to four people.
Sleeps 2

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Gorran Haven (Self catering)
Owls Roost, Gorran Haven

Owls Roost

Nestled amongst a small hamlet of delightfully converted farm buildings, located at the end of a long private drive, is this lovely barn conversion sleeping four people in two bedrooms.
Sleeps 4

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