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 Rose & Crown Hotel Staines

The Rose & Crown Hotel
Wisbech, Cambridgeshire

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Conveniently located within the hustle and bustle of the thriving town of Wisbech The Rose and Crown Hotel re-opened under new management and after extensive refurbishment in June 2012. The hotel proudly takes centre stage as the jewel in the crown of Market Square and has close links to … more >>

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British History Quiz

This war between England and Spain was ostensibly fought over Spanish mistreatment of an English sailor



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This Day in British History

25 May, 1659

Richard Cromwell resigns

Oliver Cromwell's son and heir paves the way for Restoration of the Monarchy

Monarch Mayhem

The first Tudor king of England



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National Trust

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National Trust membership

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

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Mevagissey (Self catering)
Cottage: HCTFGOL, Mevagissey

Treleaven Farm Golden Meadows

1 OF 3 BARN CONVERSIONS SET IN A QUIET ELEVATED POSITION OVERLOOKING MEVAGISSEY 10 MINUTE WALK FROM THE HARBOUR PERFECT FOR DISCOVERING THE AREA REDUCED PRICES FOR COUPLES - …
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Pillar Box Cottage, Tintagel

Pillar Box Cottage

Cosy beamed sitting/dining room with electric fire in huge inglenook fireplace. Small kitchen leading to bathroom/WC (shower attachment). First floor: Single bedroom with additional pull out bed (for + 1) …
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