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The Historic UK Blog


Odds, sods and everything in-between; welcome to the Historic UK blog! On these pages you'll find top 10 lists of our favourite holiday cottages and historic hotels, side projects from the Historic UK team, as well as general musings from our writers.

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  • Poldark Film Locations

    Poldark Film Locations

    It’s great to see BBC’s Poldark back on our screens! The stunning Cornish landscape and locations play a starring role in the series, so we’ve put together a list of some of the main filming locations...

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  • Top 7 Water Towers To Stay In

    Top 7 Water Towers To Stay In

    As lovers of all things quirky, we’ve decided to go on the prowl for 7 of the UK’s most beautiful and luxurious water towers to stay in. Because let’s face it… if you’re looking for a quirky holiday then only a water tower will do.

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  • Today in Time 21st June 1808

    Today in Time 21st June 1808

    Browsing the Times from 21st June 1808, my eye caught this: "SUMMER VACATION - ORATORY - POLITE LITERATURE". It was an advertisement for John Thelwall, orator...

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  • Top 10 Valentine's Break Ideas

    Top 10 Valentine's Break Ideas

    Here at Historic UK we've put our heads together and come up with a great…

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  • What would they look like now?

    What would they look like now?

    Armed with photos, a copy of Photoshop and a the patience of a saint, our in-house designer has imagined what some of Britain's greatest men and women in history would look like today..

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  • Live Coverage of the Festival of History

    Live Coverage of the Festival of History

    On Sunday 20th July 2014 starting at 11am, Historic UK carried out a live blog from Kelmarsh Hall in Northamptonshire for English Heritage's History Live! The full archive can be found here.

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