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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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HISTORY CORNER

Name the Historic attraction

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British History Quiz

Joan, The Fair Maid of Kent, was the wife of what prince?



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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 king's madness led to a Regency headed by his son, George (and to a popular modern film!)



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Alnwick (Self catering)
Cuddy's Croft, Alnwick

Cuddy's Croft

Cuddys's Croft on Spylaw Farm - in marvellous countryside surrounded by sweeping hills, the converted shepherd's cottage and byres, on a working farm, offer a delightful location for your holiday. …
Sleeps 3

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Bellingham (Self catering)
Gallow Law Cottage, Bellingham

Gallow Law Cottage

A bungalow situated near Bellingham in Northumberland that can sleep four people in two bedrooms.
Sleeps 4

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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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