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We don't know how our history teachers made history seem so boring because we can't stop finding fabulous stories to share with you!

Oh! That's what it is!

If you prefer, you can listen to our blog. Just click below. At a busy traffic island in central London, buses, cars and trucks rattle past and pedestrians stream over on their way to wherever they are going. Hundreds of people pass by every minute, paying little attention to the place they are walking through. Yet this simple paved are...

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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!

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

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!

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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