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.

Features

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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Featured Historic Hotel
Collaven Manor Hotel Wigginton

Collaven Manor Hotel
Okehampton, Devon

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

Beautiful historic 15th Century manor on the edge of Dartmoor with 4 poster bedrooms, log fires, glorious views & candlelit restaurant. Ideal touring centre yet peacefully located for riding, fishing.

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St Just-in-Penwith (Self catering)
Mollys Cottage, St Just-in-Penwith

Mollys Cottage

This charming terraced 19th century cottage is situated in the little Cornish town of St Just and can sleep three people in two bedrooms.
Sleeps 3

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Crantock (Self catering)
Chynoweth, Crantock

Chynoweth

Chynoweth is located in the village of Crantock and can sleep eight people in four bedrooms.
Sleeps 8

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