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I don't know how our history teachers made history seem so boring because I can't stop finding fabulous stories to share with you! - Philippa Lacey Brewell

Where have we been? and where is Barney??

Where have we been? and where is Barney??
Hello! It is the end of the school summer holidays and we have visited some fantastic places over the last few weeks! Usually Barney the British History Tours bear comes along but I forgot him, every…single….time!  Poor Barney stayed sat of the shelf while we went off on all our adventures.  We have fo...
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Men in skirts? Well it is summer!

Men in skirts? Well it is summer!
Hello!So, I wouldn't tell a centurion to his face that he looks good in a skirt and I'm sure they were practical in the warmer areas of the Roman Empire but I have to wonder if they were quite so practical in the cold winds of the English/Scottish border along Hadrian's Wall. Those who were posted th...

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Spotlight On Northumberland

Spotlight On Northumberland
Let us take you away from the hustle and bustle of the towns and cities to the rugged beauty of England's most northerly county. by Author Northumberland is rich in history, scenery and hospitality and there are many fantastic places to visit.We have picked out three for you:Belsay Hall & Gardens - a 17th Century Manor House with ...
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Fly from your sofa!

Fly from your sofa!
Hello!I have just returned from a couple of days in the beautiful Herefordshire countryside around Symmonds Yat which has a history stretching back as far as the Iron Age! It's a fascinating place with something for the history lover, the walker, the camper and the thrill seeker all in the same place. I'l...

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Maps, Praise and an offer ending soon!

Maps, Praise and an offer ending soon!
Welcome!​It's August already! This year is flying by and our summer is trying hard to hold on.I'm off camping to the wonderfully historic Symmonds Yat in Herefordshire later this week so my fingers are crossed for dry weather.In this newsletter:It's a Location Sensation! Find out how you can easily find a trail which covers a pla...
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