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 Kings Arms Wigginton

The Kings Arms
Stow-on-the-Wold, Gloucestershire

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

Welcome to The Kings Arms, Bar, Hotel & Chop House situated in the centre of the Cotswold market town of Stow-on-the-Wold. The Kings Arms is a charming 500 year old former coaching inn; a Cotswold stone building situated on the corner of Stow-on-the-Wolds historic Market Square and is an ideal …

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Charlestown (Self catering)
Silvermine House, Charlestown

Silvermine House

A stunning barn conversion resting in the pretty village of Porthpean, near Charlestown in Cornwall that can sleep twelve people in six bedrooms.
Sleeps 12

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Kilkhampton (Self catering)
Shears, Kilkhampton

Shears

This semi detached property is situated near the village of Kilkhampton, near Bude in Cornwall and can sleep four people in two bedrooms.
Sleeps 6

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