The British Commercial Vehicle Museum exhibits antiquarian buses, early Fire engines and other historical and commercial vehicles produced by the British manufacturing industry. The museum is located on a site Read more [...]
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Our History and Heritage category brings all Coast Radar’s listings related to looking for something to do or a place to visit together where they offer some form of historic or heritage based activity.
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This is one of the oldest Christian sites in Ireland and thought to have been a monastic settlement of Saint Declan of Ardmore (c 450). Although, the current church is Read more [...]
Cairn na Burgh Beag is the smaller of the two “Carnburgs” at the northeastern end of the Treshnish Isles, with the other beingCairn na Burgh Mòr. Cairnburgh Castle, which guards Read more [...]
The Monastery of Saint Paul in Jarrow was once the home of the Venerable Bede, whose most notable works include The Ecclesiastical History of the English People and the translation Read more [...]
Quarr Abbey is a monastic community with a range of activities for visitors and volunteers including the visitor centre, monastery shop, art gallery, tea shop and farm shop, tours of Read more [...]
Bridlington Priory was one of the great monastic houses of England. Its wealth and possessions made it a key monastery in the North and one of the largest and richest Read more [...]
Eastbourne’s Redoubt Fortress was built between 1804 and 1810 to support the associated Martello Towers in defending against the threat of an invasion by Napoleon. Now a military museum contains Read more [...]
The most southerly point in Devon, a stunning stretch of the South West Coast Path with dramatic cliffs, open farmland and secluded sandy coves. Excellent for spotting migratory birds and Read more [...]
St Saviour’s Church church existed at least as early as 1087 and is stone vaulted with a tiled roof, and has a central tower with a battlemented parapet and a Read more [...]
Okehampton Castle, the remains of the largest castle in Devon, in an outstandingly picturesque setting on a wooded hill by the River Okement. Started out as a motte and bailey Read more [...]
The Geevor Tin Mine is the largest preserved mining site in the UK, and part of the Cornish Mining World Heritage Site! You can go underground into a real 18th-century Read more [...]
Historic Dockyard Chatham reveals the full dockyard story Step aboard the Three Historic Warships and discover over 100 years of life at sea. Don’t miss the Victorian Naval Sloop HMS Gannet, Second World Read more [...]