Blenheim Palace

Blenheim Palace

Oxfordshire
This grand Baroque-style palace is well known for being the birthplace of Winston Churchill. But did you know that it was a gift to the 1st Duke of Marlborough from Queen Anne and took 17 years to complete? (more…)
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HMS Belfast

HMS Belfast

Central London
HMS Belfast, docked in London, is a second world war warship that is now a museum ship. An important part of the Allied forces in WWII and beyond, HMS Belfast has a wealth of stories to tell, and plenty of places to explore over several decks. (more…)
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Bletchley Park

Bletchley Park

Buckinghamshire
Bletchley Park in Milton Keynes was essential to the war effort in World War Two, but the public only found out about it's role in the 1970s. Codebreakers and mathematicians were posted here to help crack enemy coded messages that were vital to intelligence. (more…)
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Woburn Abbey

Woburn Abbey

Bedfordshire
Originally a medieval monastery, Woburn Abbey has been the home of the Earls and Dukes of Bedford since the 1620s. There have been a few interesting characters that have lived here, including the 'Flying Duchess' and the executed Lord William Russell. (more…)
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Churchill War Rooms

Churchill War Rooms

Central London
The Churchill War Rooms in central London is a time capsule from World War II. During air raids, Winston Churchill's Cabinet would meet here, but for 24 hours a day for 7 years it was a hive of activity. (more…)
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Greenham Common Airbase

Greenham Common Airbase

Berkshire
Greenham Common Airbase is most well known as the location of 96 cruise missiles during the 1980s, and the protests that accompanied them. On this massive site, you can explore the control tower, see the fire plane, stroll around the fenced missile bunkers, and visit the Greenham Peace Garden. The places of interest are quite well spread out, so you may want to drive to the different carparks nearer each one. Go to the control tower first, and ask the advice of the volunteers. (more…)
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Hughenden Manor

Hughenden Manor

Buckinghamshire
Hughenden Manor was the home of British Prime Minister Benjamin Disraeli in the Victorian times. It was also a secret war effort location during World War II. (more…)
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City of Caves

City of Caves

Nottinghamshire
The City of Caves is an extensive network of man-made caves that lie underneath the streets of Nottingham, and you can explore some of them via the Broadmarsh Shopping Centre.It's thought the caves date back to Anglo-Saxon times. (more…)
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