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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Solberge Hall Hotel Rugby

Solberge Hall Hotel
Northallerton, Yorkshire

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

This majestic Georgian Manor House is set in 9 acres of gardens and woodland and is a relaxing sumptuous retreat conveniently only 10 minutes from the A1. Solberge Hall is approached via a long sweeping driveway standing proudly in calm and tranquil surroundings. The hotel offers comfort and … more >>

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HISTORY CORNER

Name the Historic attraction

Name the mystery historic attraction
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British History Quiz

This prestigious organisation was founded in 1768. Its first president was Joshua Reynolds



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This Day in British History

22 July, 1298

Battle of Falkirk

Edward I defeates Scots under William Wallace. Wallace forced to flee Scotland

Monarch Mayhem

This king imprisoned his mother Isabella at Castle Rising



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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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Falmouth (Self catering)
Hamilton Place, Falmouth

Hamilton Place

This spacious Falmouth penthouse apartment sleep four people in two bedrooms.
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Tintagel (Self catering)
Cottage: HCSUNDA, Tintagel

Sundance Cottage

DETACHED RENOVATED BARN CONVERSION This cottage is perfectly positioned for enjoying all that Tintagel and the surrounding area has to offer and is ideal for touring some of Cornwall’s most …
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