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 Kings Head Wellesbourne Buckingham

The Kings Head Wellesbourne
Wellesbourne, Warwickshire

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You'll find this historic lodge in the charming village of Wellesbourne surrounded by miles of green Warwickshire fields. It s handy if you re looking for accommodation in Stratford-upon-Avon or near Warwick and is a good starting point for exploring the Cotswolds. The lodge is at … more >>

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St Keverne (Self catering)
Crows Nest, St Keverne

Crows Nest

This ground floor apartment is situated in the Cornish hamlet of Rosenithon, near St Keverne and can sleep two people in one bedroom. Two well-behaved pets welcome.
Sleeps 2

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Padstow (Self catering)
The Wearne Cottage, Padstow

The Wearne Cottage

This three storey terraced cottage is in the fishing port of Padstow and sleeps six people in three bedrooms.
Sleeps 6

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