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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Featured Historic Hotel
Red Lion Coaching Inn Alcester

Red Lion Coaching Inn
Ellesmere, Shropshire

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

16th century award winning coaching inn a 30 second walk from Shropshires jewel Ellesmere lake with plenty of wildlife and walks for you to enjoy. A 2 minute walk into the market town of Ellesmere and the Shropshire union canal. Meals available all day every day noon-9pm. … more >>

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HISTORY CORNER

Name the Historic attraction

Name the mystery historic attraction
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British History Quiz

This battle took place on or about 8 January 871 between King Alfred and a Danish army



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This Day in British History

18 July, 1290

Edict of Expulsion

Edward I expels Jews from England, an edict that was not repealed until 1656

Monarch Mayhem

Which of the following was NOT married to Henry VIII?



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National Trust

National Trust membership

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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Camelford (Self catering)
The Old Stable, Camelford

The Old Stable

This single-storey semi-detached cottage on the Trethin Estate near Camelford sleeps four people in two bedrooms.
Sleeps 4

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St Ives (Self catering)
The Loft, St Ives

The Loft

This reverse level duplex within walking distance of St Ives, Cornwall, can sleep four adults in two bedrooms
Sleeps 4

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