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.

Heart of England County Travel Guides
Heart of England Travel Resources


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The Wheatsheaf High Wycombe

The Wheatsheaf
Holt, Norfolk

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

The Wheatsheaf Pub formerly the West Beckham Manor house dates back over 400 years and was converted to a public house in 1984. The first floor of this lovely manor has been converted into a B&B in 2016 with comfortable rooms full of character. Being a traditional English Country Pub …

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Newquay (Self catering)
Gwel An Mor, Newquay

Gwel An Mor

This ground-floor cottage rests in Newquay, Cornwall and can sleep six people in three bedrooms.
Sleeps 6

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Lostwithiel (Self catering)
Cottage: HCBRILO, Lostwithiel

Bridge Lodge

This unique wooden cabin enjoys a great setting adjacent to a small lake abounding with natural wildlife. Meet the two resident ponies that live in one of the nearby fields …
Sleeps 2

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