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The Eddystone Lighthouse – The first modern English Lighthouse

There have been lighthouses of sorts for thousands of years, most notably the ancient wonder of the world at Alexandria in Egypt.  Even Dover Castle is home to some tall ruins of the Roman equivalent of a lighthouse. The first modern … Continue reading

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The Tintagel Bridge over the troubled waters of King Arthur

There are few places in the world where history and legend intermix so thoroughly and so naturally as at Tintagel in Cornwall. Following the retreat of the Romans from Britannia,  from about the 5th to the 7th century AD it … Continue reading

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