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HISTORY CORNER

Name the Historic attraction

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British History Quiz

This Roman road ran from London to Lincoln, and was built immediately after the Roman invasion of 43AD



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This Day in British History

20 November, 869

Death of St Edmund

A Danish force under Ivar defeated and killed Edmund, king of the East Angles, at Hoxne, Suffolk. Edmund was later sanctified as St Edmund. His death is a frequent theme in medieval wall paintings, where he is represented tied to a stake, while Danish archers shoot at him.

Monarch Mayhem

This monarch was married (legally) to Caroline of Brunswick and (secretly) to Maria Fitzherbert



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Bamburgh (Self catering)
Budle Cove, Bamburgh

Budle Cove

The sandy beaches, pretty fishing villages, magnificent castles and coastal islands along the dramatic Heritage Coast are all close to the village of Bamburgh - the ideal base for exploring …
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Allendale (Self catering)
The Dale Cottage, Allendale

The Dale Cottage

This well-appointed, end-terrace cottage is situated just off the town square in Allendale, in South West Northumberland and can sleep six people in two bedrooms.
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Haydon Bridge (Hotel)
Langley Castle Hotel

Langley Castle Hotel

Genuine 14th castle set in a 12-acre woodland estate with brush-mown lawns restored to a magnificent and comfortable hotel. Langley is perfect for discovering the delights of Hadrians Wall and other local attractions. The exclusive nature of the castle makes Langley the perfect destination to be pampered in unique surroundings. … more >>

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Heddon-on-the-Wall (Hotel)
Close House Hotel

Close House Hotel

Close House is an elegant and beautifully restored 18th Century mansion, set in stunning Tynedale countryside. It offers fine food, luxurious accommodation, elegant interiors and a very warm welcome. more >>

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