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Hereford – The farmers who got paid in cider…

Every now and again you learn something new which changes your whole outlook on life.


London – The London Bridge Experience and Tombs

Perhaps it is because there is just too much history associated with London Bridge that organisers didn’t know what to keep in and what to leave out – and ended up throwing out the baby with the Thames water.


Lamport – Gnomes invade English countryside

Developed from a Tudor Manor, Lamport Hall is another of Northamptonshire’s host of impressive mansion houses.


Stoke Bruerne – A video of a canal barge passing through the village

Stoke Bruerne’s life as one of the favourite stopping off points for canal users began in 1805 when the Grand Junction Canal opened.


Stoke Bruerne – A walk through Britain’s canal heyday

Nestled in the heart of rural Northamptonshire, the historic locks and bridges of Stoke Bruerne offer a paradise for walkers, lunchers and historians alike.


Wimpole – Visiting the Estate and Hall

One of our great pleasures is visiting old English mansion houses and castles, and the delightful Wimpole Hall certainly ticked that box.


Tamworth Castle – A big history in a small package

Pretty Tamworth Castle speaks to the truth that the best things come in small packages. A modern-day estate agent would almost certainly describe this Norman, motte and bailey castle as ‘bijou’, but that doesn’t mean it isn’t packed with history.


Nottingham – Ol’ Big ‘Ed and Robin of Lockley

From Robin Hood to Brian Clough, Nottingham is a city with a rich past. Its history dates back to Anglo-Saxon times when it was part of the Kingdom of Mercia – and one of its earliest rulers came with the incredible moniker of ‘Snot’.


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