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Bodelwyddan Castle Hotel

Bodelwyddan Castle Hotel
Kinmel, Clwyd

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

Set in 200 acres of parkland, with breathtaking views of the Clwydian Hills and the mountains of Snowdonia less than an hour away, the Grade II listed Bodelwyddan Castle offers an experience thats truly unforgettable. … more >>

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HISTORY CORNER

Name the Historic attraction

Name the mystery historic attraction
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British History Quiz

This scholar and Freemason donated a collection of curiosities that became the basis for one of Britain's - and the world's - great museums.



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This Day in British History

22 January, 1552

Lord Protector Somerset executed

Somerset was ousted by the ambitious Earl of Northumberland

Monarch Mayhem

Whose heir was lost at sea in the wreck of the 'White Ship'?



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Popular Historic Attractions

Criccieth Castle
Castle   Heritage Rating 5

Caldicot Castle
Castle   Heritage Rating 5

Tintern Abbey
Abbey   Heritage Rating 5

Carew Castle
Castle   Heritage Rating 5

Carew Cross
Historic Building   Heritage Rating 5


Carmarthen (Self catering)
Honeysuckle Cottage, Carmarthen

Honeysuckle Cottage

This is a delightful detached cottage, near Carmarthen, in a private location in the grounds of the owner's mansion with wonderful countryside all around and can sleep four people in …
Sleeps 4

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Carmarthen (Self catering)
Barn Owl Cottage, Carmarthen

Barn Owl Cottage

This beautiful detached cottage in open countryside near the hamlet of Llandyfaelog in South Wales sleeps six people in three bedrooms.
Sleeps 6

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