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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West Country Inn Royston

West Country Inn
Hartland, Devon

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

Perfect for business or pleasure. The West Country Inn is a 16th Coaching Inn full of character and warmth located on the Noth Devon Altantic Highway between Bideford and Bude. Set in 2.5 acres it is surrounded by moorland and unspoilt beautiful countryside. The property features 9 ensuite bedrooms a … more >>

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Camelford (Self catering)
Riverside, Camelford

Riverside

A detached bungalow four miles from Camelford in Cornwall, sleeping up to five people in three bedrooms.
Sleeps 5

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Bude (Self catering)
Cottage: HCBBARN, Bude

Bramble Barn

Approach via long farm track this barn benefits from stunning countryside views and is surrounded by wildlife footpaths and fields to explore. The traditional village of Bradworthy and market town …
Sleeps 8

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