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English Heritage Overseas Visitor Pass

Enjoy unlimited FREE entry to over 100 historic sites including castles, abbeys, Roman ruins and prehistoric monuments. Choose from 9 or 16 consecutive day passes.

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The best way to get around London! A pay-as-you-go smartcard for use on all London Transport, from the Underground to buses. Pre-order for your trip from the British Tourist Authority.

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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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17th Century Orton Hall

17th Century Orton Hall

Orton Hall is a superb Jacobean Mansion built in 1662 standing in 7 acres of its own mature parkland. We have 3 suites, each with its own unique charm. All … more >>


HISTORY CORNER

Name the Historic attraction

Name the mystery historic attraction
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British History Quiz

What important document was signed at Runnymede in 1215?



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This Day in British History

18 September, 1714

George I enters England at Greenwich

King George was accompanied by his son, Prince George, later to become George II

Monarch Mayhem

This king's men brought the Stone of Scone to London, where it stayed beneath the coronation chair for almost 7 centuries



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Levens (Self catering)
The Orchard, Levens

The Orchard

Sleeping four people in two bedrooms, this semi-detached cottage is in the village of Levens in the Lake District.
Sleeps 4

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Flookburgh (Self catering)
Dolphin Cottage, Flookburgh

Dolphin Cottage

With five bedrooms offering spacious and comfortable accommodation for up to 12 people, this splendid, detached house is an ideal location for a large family or group of friends to …
Sleeps 12

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