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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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.

HISTORY CORNER

Name the Historic attraction

Name the mystery historic attraction
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British History Quiz

Two of William the Conqueror's sons became kings of England. Who was the third son?



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This Day in British History

17 November, 1292

Edward I names John Balliol king of Scotland

Edward had been asked to arbitrate between 12 claimants to the throne

Monarch Mayhem

One of this king's numerous mistresses was Nell Gwynn, a flower seller at Covent Garden



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Kilve (Self catering)
Cottage: HCKILVE, Kilve

Kilve Granary

2 ACRES WALKING DISTANCE TO KILVE BEACH Within a captivating verdant setting at the foot of the Quantock Hills just a ten minute walk from the beach Kilve Granary …
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Kilve (Self catering)
Cottage: HCTHECR, Kilve

The Creamery

LOVELY FORMER CREAMERY IN ONE OF SOMERSET'S MOST PICTURESQUE AREAS The Creamery is a charming semi-detached converted barn situated within the grounds of The Old Rectory. It makes a …
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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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