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Offering a selection of interesting places to visit most weekends, History and Heritage attractions range from religious sites to castles, ruins , mills and mines, all guaranteed to help you make the most of your weekends' leisure time.
Abbeys, Cathedrals & Churches
Our religious past provides a wealth of interesting churches, cathedrals, abbeys and monasteries across the country. From Byland Abbey and Fountains Abbey and Studley in the North of England to Bath Abbey,Westminster Abbey and Chichester Cathedral in the South.
Villas, Halls, Castles & Ruins
Whilst not as grand as stately homes,the roman villas, halls and castles featured here, provide a fascinating glimpse of life in roman, anglo saxon and medieval times. Roman Villas worth a visit include Lullingstone Roman Villa- Kent and Chedworth Roman Villa- Gloucestershire whilst other interesting halls and homes include Barley Hall York - a mediaeval Merchants House, Anne Hathaway’s Cottage - Stratford upon Avon and Oliver Cromwell's House- Ely.
For stunning castles see Bamburgh famously featured in the Harry Potter films as Hogwarts, Bowes Castle in the North East, Arundel Castle West Sussex or Royal Windsor Castle official residence of the Queen in Windsor, to name just a few of the wide selection available.