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  1. Step back in time along the way
    Clifton Suspension Bridge, Bristol
  2. Be a part of history on your adventure
    Avebury UNESCO World Heritage Site
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History & Heritage

History and Heritage along the way

  1. Brunel's SS Great Britain Bristol
    Step aboard the ocean liner that defined an era of modern cruise ships and visit two award-winning museums to discover Victorian innovation and Brunel’s impact on the world.
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  2. Avebury Manor
    The 16th century Avebury Manor is a hands-on experience in the heart of the Avebury World Heritage Site.
  3. Neolithic Axe Display
    Discover gold from the time of Stonehenge, find out more about ancient Wiltshire, including the Stonehenge and Avebury World Heritage Site. Plus displays and exhibitions exploring the history of Wiltshire from earliest times to the present.
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  4. Salisbury Cathedral
    This medieval masterpiece is a ‘must see’ – it has Britain’s tallest spire, biggest cathedral close, largest cloisters oldest working mechanical clock and the best preserved original 1215 Magna Carta parchment. Book your tour today!
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  5. You can also see the mill arch over the Holy Brook. This is the only remaining part of what was once the mill for Reading Abbey. The mill was in use until the twentieth century!
    1. 1 Jan 201831 Dec 2018
  6. Maidenhead Heritage Centre
    Fly a Spitfire simulator at this local museum which covers local history from the Romans to Racing Cars!
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  7. Looking to visit the amazing town of Lacock?...If so, click here to get the latest Lacock tourist information direct from the official Wiltshire tourism site!
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    2. 1 Jan 201331 Dec 2013
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  8. Apsley House
    Be amazed by the glittering interiors of the grandest address in the capital, once known as 'Number 1 London'. This beautiful Georgian building was the London home of the first Duke of Wellington and has changed very little since his great victory at Waterloo in 1815. Revel in one of the finest art collections in London, as well as a wonderful collection of silver and porcelain.
    1. 1 Jan 201831 Dec 2018
    2. 4 Nov 201831 Mar 2019
  9. The Round Tower  © Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2019
    Windsor Castle is the oldest and largest inhabited castle in the world, the family home of 39 British kings and queens for almost 1,000 years, and is today one of the official residences of Her Majesty The Queen. Open to visitors throughout the year, today The Queen spends most of her private weekends at the Castle.
    1. 1 Jan 201631 Dec 2016
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  10. The Merchant's House Marlborough
    The Merchant's House - a glorious restoration of a 17th century silk merchant's house. The 17th century style town garden is a hidden gem, voted Garden of the Year 2009 by Wiltshire Life magazine.
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  11. Stonor Study
    Home to the Stonor family for over 850 years, Stonor Park dominates a magnificent view of the beautiful deer park, woodland and 17th century gardens. Beyond the warm red brick Jacobean façade, a stroll through the house is a walk through history. Discover art and treasure collected from across the globe, including the catholic chapel and artefacts that reveal generations of service to the country.
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  12. West Berkshire Museum is housed in two of Newbury’s best loved historic buildings - the 17th century Cloth Hall and the old Granary/Corn Stores in the Wharf. The permanent exhibition ‘Lives and Landscapes’ tells the story of West Berkshire. The second floor galleries host a series of special exhibitions so there is always something new to see along with a year round program of events and family activities.
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