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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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This 1st century British ruler was the model for Shakespeare's Cymbeline



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This Day in British History

20 January, 1265

Simon de Montfort's parliament meets in London

The parliament gathers 2 knights from each shire and 2 burgesses from certain selected boroughs

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This queen was immortalized by Edmund Spenser in his 'Faerie Queene'



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Waters' Edge, Pembroke

Waters' Edge

This ground floor annexe is located in Pembroke Dock and can sleep two people.
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Tenby (Self catering)
Redbrook, Tenby

Redbrook

This end-terrace cottage is in the town of Tenby near to Pembroke and can sleep six people in three bedrooms.
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