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 prestigious organisation was founded in 1768. Its first president was Joshua Reynolds



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This Day in British History

23 September, 1326

Queen Isabella and Roger Mortimer land at Orwell, Suffolk

Barons opposed to Isabella's husband, Edward II, join them in revolt. Edward is deposed and murdered.

Monarch Mayhem

This king was buried beside his father at Fontevraulx Abbey



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Charlton Horethorne (Self catering)
Poppy Lodge, Charlton Horethorne

Poppy Lodge

Sleeping six people in three bedrooms, this detached single storey lodge is in the village of Charlton Horethorn in Somerset.
Sleeps 6

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Weston-super-Mare (Self catering)
Westview, Weston-super-Mare

Westview

This wonderful, detached lodge, set on the former site of the Bleadon railway station near Weston-super-Mare, can sleep four people in two bedrooms.
Sleeps 4

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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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