Museums in Somerset


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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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HISTORY CORNER

Name the Historic attraction

Name the mystery historic attraction
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British History Quiz

This Scottish leader defeated the English at the Battle of Bannockburn in 1314



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This Day in British History

22 July, 1298

Battle of Falkirk

Edward I defeates Scots under William Wallace. Wallace forced to flee Scotland

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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Shepton Mallet (Self catering)
Croft Cottage, Shepton Mallet

Croft Cottage

A wonderful, detached stone barn set near the villages of Binegar and Gurney Slade can sleep four people in two bedrooms.
Sleeps 4

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Ilminster (Self catering)
The Mill, Ilminster

The Mill

Small hall and utility room. Spacious and attractive dining room with flagstone floor. Well equipped kitchen. Bathroom/WC. Steep stairs to first floor: Two twin bedded rooms one with sloping ceilings. …
Sleeps 6

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Castle Cary (Hotel)
The George Hotel

The George Hotel

It has managed to preserve many historic features of the town, such as the round house, horsepond and many other local buildings, dating back to the 16th century. The hotel is owned and managed by Daniel Patrick along with family and staff. Our aim is to provide our guests with … more >>

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Glastonbury (Hotel)
The George and Pilgrim

The George and Pilgrim

Built in the 1400s The George and Pilgrim is the oldest purpose-built pub in the South West of England. Situated in the heart of Glastonbury it is steeped in history and old folk law. The building has a paneled stone frontage mullion windows and old oak beams. All 14 … more >>

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