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The Priory Hotel

The Priory Hotel
Newport, Gwent

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

The Priory is nestled within the historic town of Caerleon on the River Usk. Founded by Hywel ap Iorwerth a Welsh prince and dating back to 1180 the Priory started life as … more >>

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British History Quiz

This politician is generally regarded as the first Prime Minister



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This Day in British History

19 November, 1789

Thames-Severn Canal opens

The canal included the Sapperton Tunnel, at the time the longest tunnel in England at just over 2 miles

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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Drefach-Felindre (Self catering)
Fisherman's Cottage, Drefach-Felindre

Fisherman's Cottage

4 Cottages - Dolhaidd Mansion Holiday Cottages are truly unique. Forming part of a 25 acre country mansion estate, the four cottages are tasteful conversions maintaining the charm and …
Sleeps 6

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Haverfordwest (Self catering)
Ty Clyd, Haverfordwest

Ty Clyd

Very comfortable sitting room with electric fire dining area and french doors to terrace. Well equipped kitchen. Double bedroom. Bathroom/WC (shower over bath).
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