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.

Features

John Bunyan - Bedford's most famous son
Lace Making in Bedford
William Shakespeare biography

Althorp Park - Princess Diana's final resting place.

Heart of England County Travel Guides
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Featured Historic Hotel
Meryan House Hotel Pangbourne

Meryan House Hotel
Taunton, Somerset

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

This hotel has been in the same family for 30 years and has been maintained to a very high standard and 99% of guests are returning guests.Winner of many Industry Awards Voted best hotel in the South West. more >>

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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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St Just (Self catering)
Sofala, St Just

Sofala

This lovely bungalow rests in the heart of St Just and can sleep six people in three bedrooms.
Sleeps 6

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Goonhavern (Self catering)
The Coach House, Goonhavern

The Coach House

This wonderful stone cottage is based in Rose, Cornwall and can sleep six people in three bedrooms.
Sleeps 6

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