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 Green Man Boutique Hotel Royston

The Green Man Boutique Hotel
Takeley, Essex

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

A high quality delightful village guest house just 1.5 miles from Stansted Airport with award winning restaurant. The charm began in the year 1625 and we take great pleasure in ensuring that the charm continues for your comfort and enjoyment - blended tastefully with the creature comforts you'd expect from … more >>

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Porthallow (Self catering)
Cottage: HCLPEBB, Porthallow

Little Pebble

If you can tear yourself away from Porthallow the entire Lizard Peninsula with its many beautiful villages and coastal spots can easily be explored from the property. Among the picture-postcard …
Sleeps 4

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Callington (Self catering)
Valley Lodge 5, Callington

Valley Lodge 5

This reverse level lodge is situated within Tamar Valley Resort in the Cornish town of Callington and can sleep six people in three bedrooms.
Sleeps 6

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