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
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Featured Historic Hotel
The Mansion House Hotel Royston

The Mansion House Hotel
Holbeach, Norfolk

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

Around 8 miles from Spalding The Mansion House Hotel is centrally located on Holbeach High Street within 30 minutes? drive of Boston and Kings Lynn. This Lincolnshire hotel has a restaurant and bar and offers free parking and WiFi.

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Free entry to National Trust properties throughout England, Wales, and Northern Ireland, plus discounted admission to National Trust for Scotland properties.

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Looe (Self catering)
Smugglers Cottage, Looe

Smugglers Cottage

This converted farm building is close to Looe, Cornwall and can sleep four people in two bedrooms.
Sleeps 4

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Lanreath (Self catering)
4 Lake View, Lanreath

4 Lake View

This lodge is based in Lanreath, Cornwall and can sleep four people in two bedrooms.
Sleeps 4

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